What you need to know
- Local reports suggest that Apple Pay is finally coming to Israel.
- The reports are accurate, Israel will pick up Apple Pay support next month.
All being well, Israel will finally get support for Apple Pay at some point next month according to local reports.
Via Google Translate:
It's thought that the infrastructure required for Apple Pay has been in place for a while now, with false starts caused by issues in the local economy brought on by the pandemic. It appears multiple banks have signed on with Apple, with the iPhone maker receiving around 0.05% from each transaction handled by Apple Pay.
Apple Pay is supported by iPhones, iPads, Macs, and Apple Watches and makes it quick, easy, and safe to spend money without the need to carry around a card.
All of Apple's current iPhones support Apple Pay, not least what we'd consider to be the best iPhone on the market today.
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