American Apple Inc. could launch the Apple Pay service of mobile payments in Ukraine in June 2018, co-founder of the Monobank project Oleh Gorohovsky has said. “PrivatBank starts first and then all the rest. According to my information, this may happen in June. There are some employees of PrivatBank whose iPhone test cards are already connected to Apple Pay,” he wrote on Facebook. According to Gorohovsky, Apple Pay will work in Monobank in a couple of months after the launch of the first bank. He also stressed that such are the features of launching Apple Pay in almost all countries.
The co-founder noted that Monobank clients actively use the Google Pay application and Monobank is one of the three leading banks in Ukraine in this indicator.
Earlier, the profile English-language portal AppleInsider reported, with reference to Apple Head Tim Cook, that U.S.-based Apple Inc. confirmed the launch of Apple Pay in Ukraine in the coming months.
The Apple Pay service allows paying for purchases using an Apple smartphone, to which the bank card is attached.