What you need to know
- Apple Pay is coming to more customers in the Netherlands.
- Volksbank has reportedly confirmed it is bringing support to its customers.
- That should include customers at SNS, ASN Bank, and RegioBank.
A new report says Volksbank has confirmed it is bringing Apple Pay support to its customers in the Netherlands.
As reported by iCulture:
A Volksbank spokesperson said, "We have (indeed) taken the time to consider whether or not we are going to use Apple Pay" and confirmed customers of SNS, ASN Bank, and RegioBank would get Apple Pay support.
Whilst Apple Pay continues to expand globally to more markets, banks, and customers, a recent study says that at home, it may still be struggling to pick up users. Figures from PYMNTS released this week indicate that over 3,500 surveyed users, only 6.1% of customers who have Apple Pay enabled actually use it in-store. From Tuesday:
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These banks are the last of the larger consumer banks that get Apple Pay support. The largest three banks in the Netherlands support Apple Pay for a while now. Volksbank is a subsidiary/label of the also named SNS bank.
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