Published on November 14, 2023, 1:34 pm
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Apple has introduced Tap to Pay on iPhone in France, allowing merchants to accept contactless payments using their smartphones. This feature utilizes the NFC technology in the iPhone, enabling retailers to accept contactless payments from smartphones and enabled credit and debit cards without the need for additional equipment.
France is the eighth country to receive this feature, following recent rollouts in the UK, the Netherlands, and Ukraine. The BCPE Group and several payment processors are supporting Apple’s rollout, including SumUp, Revolut, Viva Wallet, BNP Paribas, Credit Cooperatif, and Stripe.
Tap to Pay on iPhone will be available for use in all Apple Stores in France as well as major brand stores like Christian Dior Couture, Dyson, and Sezane.
Jennifer Bailey, Apple’s vice president of Apple Pay and Apple Wallet expressed excitement about offering Tap to Pay on iPhone to merchants in France. She highlighted its simplicity, security, confidentiality features while emphasizing the power and usability of the iPhone.
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Apple has rolled out Tap to Pay on iPhone in France—a significant development that empowers merchants with a secure way to accept contactless payments via their smartphones.
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These updates showcase Apple’s continued commitment to innovation across various product lines and services. From enabling secure payment options to enhancing user experiences with interactive demonstrations and health features through their wearable devices, Apple continues to shape the tech landscape.
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