Today is an exciting day for payments. Apple just announced Apple Pay, which will enable MasterCard cardholders to use their iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch for everyday purchases in the U.S.. The Apple partnership embodies the digital transformation of our company and solidifies our commitment to more secure, digital payments.
MasterCard has built the foundation to enable these transactions, working to ensure consumers can use their cards when, where and how they want. – Read the full press release.
“Apple has a long tradition of introducing breakthrough products with features that really matter to people. Apple Pay, combined with MasterCard’s payments technology, gives consumers an easy, secure and private way to shop,” said Ed McLaughlin, chief emerging payments officer, MasterCard. “We have been a pioneer of mobile commerce innovation for years – including the world’s first contactless and mobile payment solutions. We’re thrilled that MasterCard cardholders will soon be able to make payments from their iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch, knowing that every purchase is secure and offers all the same guarantees and benefits they’ve come to expect from using their MasterCard.”