Android Pay payment service launched in Russia
Android Pay payment service launched in Russia

Android Pay payment service launched in Russia

Android Pay payment service launched in Russia On May 23, Google begins working with customers of the Android Pay payment service in Russia. The system includes most of the largest banks in the country, including Ak Bars, Alfa Bank, Binbank, VTB-24, MTS Bank, Otkritie (and its owned Rocketbank), Promsvyazbank , Raiffeisen Bank, Russian Agricultural Bank, Russian Standard, Sberbank, Tinkoff, Tochka Bank for Entrepreneurs, as well as Yandex.Money. The application will be tied to Visa and MasterCard user cards. In addition, Android Pay will allow you to store discount and bonus cards of Magnit, Crossroads, Starbucks, KFC, METRO, Lenta, Rosneft, and so on. A special application can be installed on smartphones running the operating system Anroid is not lower than 4.4 KitKat, and a smart watch with Android Wear 2.0. In both cases, the gadget must be equipped with an NFC sensor. As shown by the experience of Apple Pay and Samsung Pay, working in our country since last fall, users very quickly master the contactless payment system and are no longer ready to refuse it. You can pay for purchases at all points of sale equipped with the appropriate equipment. Currently, Android Pay is available in the United States, Great Britain, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and a number of other countries. For Muscovites, Google prepared a campaign for the Muscovites, starting May 23 and Until June 23, residents and guests of Moscow will be able to ride the metro and the Moscow central ring with a 50% discount, provided that they pay for the fare via Android Pay. First, the ticket price will be deducted from the card at 100%, and within 10 minutes 50 percent of the cost of the trip will be returned to the account. Internet access is optional: payment will pass if the 3G connection is unstable or not., Mos.ru

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