The guys at Cupertino continue to expand the number of banks consistent with Apple Pay, mainly in the United States, although occasionally also expands the number of banks consistent with this technology of payments in other countries, as happened a couple of days in Russia. But Apple is not only working to expand the number of banks, but that it is also reaching agreements with other payment services or money transfer as the latest case of WePay, but it is not the only one, since Western Union international money transfer service just updated their application allowing you to make use of Apple Pay to send money through this service.
Send money from our Western Union account to any other person is as fast as simple, since you only have to click on the Touch ID to confirm the transaction. Thanks to its integration with Apple Pay, we can quickly send money to any person from the payment method that you have associated with Apple Pay. As it is usual in this type of news related to Apple Pay, at the moment this new functionality is only available in American territory, and soon will do so in the United Kingdom.
Western Union allows us to send money to more than 200 countries from the application itself. In fact currently 60% of money are made globally through mobile devices. According to Western Union Digital senior Vice President, the possibility of sending money through Apple Pay from United States and soon from the United Kingdom, offers a new experience that will allow to make money in a way more fast, safe and reliable.
Currently Apple Pay is available at United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, China, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, France, Hong Kong, Russia, New Zealand, Japan and Taiwan. The next countries where Apple Pay slated arrival are Germany, Italy, Poland and South Korea.