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Apple Pay Goes Live Earlier Than Expected With New Banks

Ahead of the previously announced date of Nov 7th, Apple Pay officially went live today for USAA, U.S. Bank, Navy Federal, PNC, Barclaycard, and M&T Bank.

U.S. Bank announced the launch of Apple Pay stating, “Looks like a phone. Acts like a wallet.”

Dominic Venturo, CIO at U.S. Bank touted about the Apple Pay service and said, “We couldn’t be more pleased to see this day arrive for our customers.” Venturo also went on to say, “Providing our customers the ability to securely pay where, when and how they want is a central theme for our payments business. Enabling our customers to use Apple Pay is the perfect example of how we bring that philosophy to life.”

Navy Federal also publicized their Apple Pay launch with, “A New Way to Pay with Your Navy Federal Card using Apple Pay.”

Randy Hopper, VP of Credit Cards and Business Optimization at Navy Federal specified that Apple Pay will knit well with their customer’s daily lives by stating, “Our members live fast-paced and mobile lives. And, they have enthusiastically adopted our mobile banking solutions. Now, with Apple Pay, they’ll be able to save time when shopping while having a safe and easy payment experience.”

In the next coming weeks and months, a long list of banks and cards supporting Apple Pay will rollout.

For additional news on Apple, visit the PYMNTS.com Apple Pay EcoSystem.

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