The expansion continues - Android Pay gains support for an additional 31 financial institutions

The expansion continues - Android Pay gains support for an additional 31 financial institutions
If you haven't tried contactless payment yet, you really are missing out. Being able to pay for your groceries, dinner, or anything else with nothing but your smartphone really is something straight out of the future. Android Pay is one of the leading mobile payment platforms out there, and the number of supported banks and cards since the service's launch really is tremendous.

Google has been doing a commendable job at getting Android Pay to support as many different financial institutions as possible, and the company has just announced that 31 additional companies now offer support for the service. There aren't any huge names here with this particular update, but an update is still an update.

The list is as follows -

  • Allegacy Federal Credit Union
  • Bank of Walterboro
  • Blueharbor Bank
  • Canyon State Credit Union
  • City National Bank
  • Commodore Perry FCU
  • Conservation Employee Credit Union
  • Country Club Bank
  • Del-One Federal Credit Union
  • Diversified Members Credit Union
  • Ent FCU
  • Firefly Federal Credit Union
  • First Keystone Community Bank
  • First Piedmont Federal Savings
  • Genisys CU
  • Jackson Community Federal Credit Union
  • Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union
  • Kinetic Credit Union
  • Marine Bank & Trust
  • Mercantile Bank
  • NCMIC Fiance Corporation
  • Northeast Georgia Bank
  • Platte Valley Bank of Missouri
  • San Francisco FCU
  • State Bank & Trust Company
  • Summit Community Bank
  • SunWest Educational CU
  • The Fauquier Bank
  • USC Credit Union
  • Verve
  • Washington Trust Bank

These new additions follow in the footsteps of Android Pay's release in both New Zealand and Ireland, making it quite clear that Google isn't messing around when it comes to this service. Couple all of this with rumors suggesting that Android Pay could soon make its way to Android Wear, and you're looking at a rather bright future for the mobile payment platform.

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7 Comments

1. BobLawblaw unregistered

Yet only 2 banks offer it here in Ireland.. Sigh..

2. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

That's 2 more than in my country ;)

3. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

while shamesung pay gives away all the bells and whistles in order to get its base to you

4. k9luvr

Posts: 122; Member since: Oct 17, 2016

Wow. Looks like I might lose a bet. Google Pay may just hang around more than a year before they abandon it.

5. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Don't count on it. Google is no longer an Ads profit driven company. The recent hardware releases are any indication. To me the telltale sign is the abandon of 'nice to have' pet projects. No sure whether i would continue to like the new image that Google is projecting.

6. Tziggy14

Posts: 622; Member since: Sep 02, 2014

Ahem. 89% of their revenue are still ads. And the hardware they're releasing are products to collect more data for more directed ads. http://www.nasdaq.com/article/3-reasons-why-alphabet-inc-googl-stock-is-a-must-own-for-2017-cm720648

7. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I don't mind their Google Ads, if the rest of the services are free. What i dislike are greedy bastard that want both my money and my data.

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