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Samsung Pay has been expanded to all major networks in the United States

Samsung confirmed today that Samsung Pay’s commercial availability has now been expanded to all major networks in the United States. AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint had supported the service from the word go but Verizon took its time, it recently sent out a software update for supported devices which laid the groundwork for Samsung Pay to go live, and starting today even Verizon users can get the app on their supported devices.

The Samsung Pay app is now available for download via the Google Play Store, it works on the Galaxy S6, the Galaxy S6 edge, the Galaxy S6 edge+ and the Galaxy Note 5. Users on supported networks just need to install the app and follow the instructions, it shouldn’t take more than a couple of minutes to get up and running. Samsung Pay went live in the United States on September 28th, it will work at most locations where credit and debit cards are accepted because it has both NFC and MST, technologies which make Samsung Pay work with almost all existing terminals at merchants across the country. As per a new report Samsung is also hard at work to expand the service to more markets globally, starting with Europe and China in the first phase.

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Neto Santos
Neto Santos

Very good, I’m waiting for Samsung pay in the month of January in my country Brazil 2016.. 😉 Thanks, Samsung!

cannonhand07
cannonhand07

Only for USA und rest word must Wait…..Thanks Samsung

o0MHJ0o
o0MHJ0o

I sincerely hope Samsung Pay reaches Europe before the year is up!

Chinch07
Chinch07

To bad my SM-N920C international Note 5 cant use Samsung Pay in the U.S. yet … if it ever will …

jjcommonsense
jjcommonsense

Ok great.. too bad it only works with 5 different cards. It says Citibank is supported yet my Best Buy Visa card, which is with Citibank, doesnt work. They should have signed up with more partners, at least the major ones (Chase, Wells Fargo, etc) before rolling this out half-assed. With Samsung’s reputation for giving its “innovations” the same amount of attention support that a toddler gives to a new ball, I dont feel confident that I will ever be able to use Samsung Pay unless I switch to Bank of America (which I refuse to do). Congrats to those… Read more »

krakajap
krakajap

I may just go ahead and sign up for Amex. According to my credit report, I could benefit from another card anyway (even though my scores are already in the 800s). 🙂

preime101
preime101

give it some time. Considering how myopic banks in general are and how resistant to progress (Look how long it has taken them to implement chip and pin in the US) it is no surprise that most of the major banks haven’t jumped on-board. Even the mighty Apple took a while to attract them. Samsung were right to launch it now as it will take time to gain traction and build brand presence and the big banks will quickly jump on board once they start seeing the smaller banks pull in customers because of their involvement.

krakajap
krakajap

That’s great… too bad Chase isn’t supported yet. :/