has attracted the interest of the payments industry and the public in mobile payments and NFC technology.
And this is the platform blocking Google Wallet, Apple Pay
, SoftCard and several other popular mobile-based payment services, according to (http://www.
In stores, Apple Pay
works with iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch, as well as iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, upon availability.
Renasant Corporation (NASDAQ: RNST) has announced that it will offer its MasterCard cardholders faster and more secure everyday payments through Apple Pay
When members add a credit or debit card to Apple Pay
, the actual card numbers are not stored on the device or on Apple servers.
Technology is changing the way consumers pay for products and Apple Pay
provides a more convenient, secure and private way to make purchases, said Justin Bigham, First Niagara Head of Consumer Product Management.
The report and forecast "Global Mobile NFC Payments to Exceed $130 Billion by 2020," quantifies the scale of the NFC-based mobile payment opportunity and identifies the launch of Apple Pay
initiatives by payment networks to drive contactless payment acceptance among retailers, and consumer demand for mobile payments, as three key catalysts for growth.
Some of the notable stores supporting Apple Pay
service include McDonalds, Nike, Disney stores, Subway, Macy's and others.
Much of his focus was on Apple Pay
, which he said is still a small player despite its highly publicized launch.
allows users to make purchases with just the touch of a finger at hundreds of thousands of stores.
The long-awaited Apple Pay
is considered to lead the tradeshow's general tone this year.
The new Apple Pay
system will launch in at least 18 retail outlets on Saturday, said a leaked memo from Walgreens and posted by MacRumors.