A few days ago we announced that the Apple pay could land in Portugal until Wednesday, June 26th. No sooner said than done! 😀
The official page of the service is already live on the company's Portuguese website. Here we see that Apple Pay is not supported by the Monese, N26 and Revolut banks / services using the Mastercard and Visa card brands.
In addition to Portugal, Apple Pay is also landing today in Greece and on Slovakia, as expected. Ma's approach payments service is now available in 44 regions above the target set by Tim Cook (40 regions by year-end).
In Greece, Apple Pay is supported by the same banks, services and flags, with the addition of Edenred; already in Slovakia, by banks / services boon., Edenred, J&T Banka, mBank, Monese, N26, Revolut and Slovensk sporitea, and by the flags Maestro, Mastercard and Visa.
@ may just be coincidence, but this is the @AppStore home screen today. pic.twitter/TFct7IKw59
– Jhonatham Matos (@Jhon_MPM) June 25, 2019
The Portuguese App Store had already anticipated the release of Apple Pay by 1 (around Tuesday to Wednesday) with a highlight on the tab "Today", as we can see above.
Apple Pay landed in Brazil in April 2018. The last news that emerged here was the adoption of the Elo flag last mid-May.
tip of Jhonatham Matos It's from Miguel Hugo Regouga
Update by Rafael Fischmann 6/26/2019 8:08 AM
Behold, in addition to Portugal, Greece and Slovakia, Apple Pay is also reaching the other ten countries previously listed by Monese. Just them: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta and Romania.
That is, there are actually 13 new countries supported bringing the world total to 54 regions!
Update II 6/26/2019 10:25 AM
N26 and Revolut digital banks are also part of the Apple Pay release in some of these countries previously listed by Monese, check out:
- N26: Slovenia, Estonia and Liechtenstein.
- Revolut: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta and Romania.
N26, however, also reached other countries where Apple Pay had already been launched: Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Poland and Sweden.