Apple Pay launches in South Africa

Wednesday 31 March 2021 13:09 CET | News

Apple has launched its contactless payment service, Apple Pay, in South Africa.

Apple has launched its contactless payment service, Apple The service is currently available for customers of Absa Group, Nedbank Group and Discovery Bank. Peach Payments, a payments gateway for South African e-commerce sites, has also announced support for Apple Pay for local businesses.

According to, the launch of Apple Pay comes after Samsung Pay, Fitbit Pay, and Garmin Pay became available to South African consumers in 2018.

Apple Pay is a mobile payment and digital wallet first launched by the in October 2014. It allows customers to load their supported banking cards onto a virtual wallet and pay at contactless payment terminal, online, or within iOS apps.

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Keywords: Apple Pay, online payments, mobile payments
Categories: Payments & Commerce | Mobile Payments
Countries: South Africa
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Payments & Commerce