Google To Launch Android Pay In Australia By First Half 2016

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Google To Launch Android Pay In Australia By First Half 2016

Google announced Wednesday the launch its mobile payments system in Australia in the first half of 2016. After the launch, it will be possible for the Android users in Australia to pay for purchases made from their smartphone using Android Pay.

Better support than Apple Pay

Google has managed to get Australia’s banks on its side, announcing support from banks such as ANZ, Westpac and St. George. With this, Android Pay has moved a step ahead of its arch rival Apple Pay that was launched in October in Australia in association with American Express, but is yet to get support from other financial institutions.

Google said it has been working closely with many major financial institutions in Australia with the intent of bringing Android Pay to their card holders in 2016. The internet firm has partnered with many banks like ANZ, Westpac, Bank of Melbourne, Bank of South Australia, Bendigo Bank, Cuscal, ING DIRECT, Macquarie Bank, and St. George.

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