SocGen promises Apple Pay to customers
(23 November 2017 – France) Societe Generale has announced that it will offer its customers access to Apple Pay in the future, becoming the first major French bank to do so.
In a brief statement, Societe Generale said it would in future offer Apple Pay to its clients, without providing a timetable.
Apple Pay, which launched in France just over a year ago has only been able to attract a small group of savings banks, digital bank – Orange, and supermarket chain Carrefour to its platform.
Meanwhile, BNP Paribas, has partnered with with a French cooperative bank to develop their own payment app, Lyf Pay in direct competition with Apple Pay.