Final major bank signs on as Apple Pay goes live in UK

With Apple Pay coming online today in the U.K., British bank Barclays has confirmed it will allow its customers to use service, Reuters reports. Barclays — the last major holdout in negotiations to bring Apple’s contactless payment system to U.K. consumers — will allow its credit and debit card users to enroll in the service, but didn’t set a timeline for when it would be available. Another major bank, HSBC, has experienced technical problems implementing Apple Pay and told cardholders via Twitter that they’ll have to wait two more weeks to use the service. As previously reported, U.K. transactions with Apple Pay won’t require a PIN, but are limited to £20 or less.

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