Payment system “World” is going to launch its own contactless payment service to compete with Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay in the Russian market. About it the General Director of “National system of payment cards” (nvqs) Vladimir Komlev said in the program “Moscow Says”.
According to Komlev, the future product will work with all smartphones based on recent versions of the Android operating system with integrated near-field (NFC). The need to launch proprietary payment service to the NPS explained the protracted nature of negotiations about the introduction of a card “the World” in the Apple and Google Pay.
The NBTS, in recognition Komlev, has a long dialogue with representatives of Apple and Google. Its aim is to support popular services contactless payment plastic cards, issued under the auspices of “Peace”. The only company that NPCs were able to agree to date is the Samsung.
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