What you need to know
- A report says Apple may have reached an agreement with Île-de-France-Mobilités to bring Apple Pay to the Paris Metro.
A new report says that Apple and Île-de-France-Mobilités are in talks to bring Apple Pay to the Paris Metro and Navigo as early as next month.
According to a report from Le Parisien seen by 01net, customers will be able to use their iPhones on the Paris Metro to buy tickets from next month. O1 net reports:
Smart Navigo, the region's digital mobile transit card currently only works on Samsung Galaxy devices or Android phones with an Orange SIM card. From Ata Distance:
If the report is correct, Apple Pay support for Smart Navigo and the Paris Metro might not be far away, with a rumored launch just a few weeks away.
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