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Key Takeaway:

Apple enabled the popular Octopus card from Hong Kong in its wallet, long after it first promised the service. Apple continues to add closed-loop fare cards in other cities to its wallet, which it sees as an important service to attract more users to Apple PAy.

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Table: Major Pays Add Closed-Loop Cards to Wallets to Complement Open-Loop Payments

Organizations Mentioned:
  • Apple
  • Octopus Cards Ltd.

Apple launched Hong Kong’s popular transit and retail payments service on Apple Pay today, as it seeks to increase usage of its wallet in the market.

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