Apple has recently updated the list of the U.S financial institutions it supports currently which shows addition of a big number of 33 U.S banks and credit institutions to the list. The list was interestingly updated side by side of two important happenings, release of macOS Sierra, and the advent of Apple Pay for the web on Tuesday.
Apple’s newest batch of Apple Pay additions arrives two weeks after the company announced a U.S. provider expansion of the institutions it supports.
As listed in Apple’s Apple Pay support page, the addition includes following institutions:
- Advantis Credit Union
- Bank Iowa
- Bank of the James
- Basile State Bank
- Cedar Point Federal Credit Union
- Cincinnati Ohio Police Federal Credit Union
- Citizens & Northern Bank
- Citizens Commerce National Bank
- Common Wealth Bank and Trust
- Credit Union of Ohio
- Entrust Financial Credit Union
- F&M Trust
- First Federal Savings Bank
- First Service Credit Union
- GenFed Financial Credit Union
- Hawaii Law Enforcement Federal Credit Union
- Katahdin Trust Company
- Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union
- Lake Area Bank
- Libertyville Savings Bank
- Maine Highlands Federal Credit Union
- National Bank and Trust
- Savings Institute Bank and Trust Co.
- Security First Credit Union
- Shamrock Bank
- South Carolina Federal Credit Union
- The Farmers and Merchant Bank
- The Northumberland National Bank
- TNConnect Credit Union
- TrueCore Federal Credit Union
- University Of Iowa Community Credit Union
- Westfield Bank
Special Support will soon be provided to Japanese users for the FeliCa touchless standard in October owing its credit to special technology used for iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2. Apple Pay was launched in the U.S. in 2014. It since been offered in Australia, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Singapore, Switzerland and the U.K. As informed by the sources, Apple intends to introduce the payments product to customers residing in Japan and Russia this year.
Moreover, shoppers can pay for goods sold through 300,000 participating websites. These also include Instacart, Lululemon, Warby Parker and 1-800-Flowers, Gilt. All thanks to Apple pay for web.