35 more card-issuing financial institutions in the U.S. become Apple Pay partners

35 more card-issuing financial institutions in the U.S. become Apple Pay partners
Apple Pay's list of card-issuing financial institutions that it partners with in the U.S., increased by 35 names today. The mobile payment system allows users to select a credit card from Passbook, and make a purchase by holding an Apple iPhone 6 or Apple iPhone 6 Plus near the POS terminal while pressing on Touch ID. Apple Watch can also be employed.

With the new banks, credit unions and other financial institutions added to the list, Apple Pay now works with 375 card issuing companies in the U.S. Apple Pay is now accepted by 750,000 locations in both the U.S. and U.K. Apple Pay was launched in the United Kingdom earlier this month, with Canada and China expected to be next. Canadian retailers have been upgrading to NFC enabled terminals that are necessary to support Apple Pay. In China, Apple has had problems negotiating a deal with some of the banks in the country, with many of them complaining that Apple's take from the service is too high.

The new card issuers that have partnered with Apple for Apple Pay include: 1st Source Bank, Allegacy Federal Credit Union, Amarillo National Bank, American National Bank and Trust, Cambridge Trust Bank, CASE Credit Union, CME FCU, Coast Line Credit Union, Columbia Bank, Community Financial Credit Union, Eagle Federal Credit Union, Earlham Savings Bank, Eastern Bank, Evergreen Credit Union, Fidelity Bank,
Federal Savings Bank, First Financial Bank, First National Bank and Trust, First National Bank of Omaha, FNB Community Bank, Heritage Family Federal Credit Union, Meritrust Credit Union, NuMark Credit Union, Pittsford Federal Credit Union, Premier Federal Credit Union, Quail Creek Bank, Reliabank Dakota, Reliant Federal Credit Union, Renesant Bank, SESLOC Federal Credit Union, Stanford FCU, The Summit Federal Credit Union, Umpqua Bank, VisionBank and Y-12 Federal Credit Union.

source: ApplePay via MacRumors

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