GOOGLE WALLET: The service supports Mastercard and Visa credit and debit cards issued by Bancolombia
Google Wallet has launched in Colombia, enabling users to store and use their credit and debit cards, boarding passes, tickets and other digital credentials on their Android NFC smartphone, Wear OS smartwatch or Fitbit device.
Google has added Colombia to the list of 70 countries where Google Wallet can be used to make contactless in-store payments.
It says that, at launch, the service supports Mastercard and Visa credit and debit cards issued by Bancolombia and Banco Davivienda, Visa debit cards issued by Nequi, Mastercard credit cards issued by Nubank as well as American Express cards issued by Bancolombia.
The service also launched in Costa Rica in March this year, in Japan in April and rolled out in five further countries — Argentina, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia and Montenegro — in June.
Apple Pay went live in Colombia in November 2021.
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