The current breadth of mobile payment systems is still fairly limited. We’ve focused in-depth pieces on the three major efforts from Android, Apple and Samsung so far. In regards to the chaebol of the group, it says that Samsung Pay has been doing well for them, especially in its home country, and expansion is not a question of if, but how and when.
Rival chaebol LG hopes that the wild west is still open enough for one more payments solution as it plans on launching something that could appear in both Korea and the US as early as next month.
The company is signing [...]
While we mention the spread of Samsung Pay to different devices, Samsung or not, we have to have the territory to use the service in. So far, Samsung has reached deals with banking, retail and cellular network partners in South Korea and the US. We’ve been promised a further push into other countries like the UK, Spain and China during Samsung’s August event.
Well, look at that: SamMobile is reporting that we’ll see those three countries receive Samsung Pay in Q1 of next year.
Same device rules are in play — the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+ [...]