According to Almaty, Kazakhstan communication agency on November 28, Five secondary Banks in Kazakhstan, including ATF bank, Forte bank, central credit bank, savings bank and Eurasian bank, announced the launch of Apple pay mobile payment service.
Through the Apple pay software, iPhone users only need to bind a bank card at one time to make mobile payment on the POS machine.
Currently, 65% of POS machines in Kazakhstan support mobile payments.
Ashkobekov, director of the Payments Systems Division at Kazakhstan’s central bank, said:”Kazakhstan has joined the global Top 20 countries in promoting mobile payment technology.”
At present, Kazakhstan has the infrastructure and legal basis to launch Apple pay payment. It is ready from the perspective of market and consumers, and Banks are fully prepared in terms of technology.