Groupe BPCE Brings Apple Pay to Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne Customers

Groupe BPCE Brings Apple Pay to Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne Customers
14.06.2016 10:15 am

Groupe BPCE Brings Apple Pay to Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne Customers

Payments , Banking

Groupe BPCE will offer Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne customers Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient when it launches this summer.

Customers will be able to make purchases everywhere using their Visa bank cards wherever contactless payments are accepted.

Security and privacy is at the core of Apple Pay. When you use a credit or debit card with Apple Pay, the actual card numbers are not stored on the device, nor on Apple servers. Instead, a unique Device Account Number is assigned, encrypted and securely stored in the Secure Element on your device. Each transaction is authorised with a one-time unique dynamic security code.

"Our commitment to innovation and progress in the mobile payment field underpins Groupe BPCE’s resolve to become one of the first banking groups in France to provide Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne customers with access to Apple Pay. Our group has a "mobile first" mindset and we are making the mobile phone the linchpin of our customers’ experience," explained François Pérol, Chairman of the Groupe BPCE Management Board.

Accordingly, during this summer, retail clients of Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne will be able to make contactless purchases wherever contactless payments are accepted, by leveraging the technological assistance of Visa Europe and Natixis Payment Solutions.

The launch of Apple Pay illustrates Groupe BPCE’s unflagging commitment to innovation and digital progress. For example, as early as April 2015, Banque Populaire was the first bank in France to launch a bank management app on Apple Watch dedicated to business owners. The Caisse d’Epargne app was the No. 1 bank app downloaded from the App Store in France in 2015.

Apple Pay is easy to set up and works in stores with Visa credit and debit cards of Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne network customers. In participating stores, Apple Pay works with iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE and Apple Watch.

Online shopping in apps accepting Apple Pay is as simple as the touch of a finger with Touch ID, so there’s no need to manually fill out lengthy account forms or repeatedly type in shipping and billing information. When paying for goods and services within apps, Apple Pay is compatible with iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4 and iPad Pro.

For more information on Apple Pay, visit: www.apple.com/fr/apple-pay 

Related News

Mastercard: Contactless payments have become the “new normal” across the UK

As Mastercard reveal that 66 per cent of all transactions across the UK are now contactless, new research released today identifies consumer habits and viewpoints that mean... Read more »

South Africa’s Mama Money Expands Global Reach with Western Union

Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement... Read more »

SatoshiPay Secures €550,000 investment from Stellar Development Foundation

The Stellar Development Foundation ("SDF") has made a strategic investment of $550,000 by way of convertible loan notes. This investment marks the third investment made by SDF... Read more »

Enfuce powers payments in MaaS Global’s revolutionary mobility app

Maas Global, the leading Mobility as a Service provider, has partnered with Enfuce – Finland’s largest fintech startup – to launch a card payment offering in Whim, MaaS Global’... Read more »

Paysend calls for accelerated post-crisis FinTech innovation

UK-based FinTech firm Paysend has called for an industry-wide acceleration of innovation across FinTech and payments in response to the global coronavirus situation. Sweeping... Read more »

PPRO publishes its 2020 Payment Almanac

Today, PPRO, the leading local payments platform-as-a-service, launches its 2020 Payment Almanac in partnership with Edgar, Dunn & Company. The... Read more »

Magazine
ALL
Free Newsletter Sign-up
+44 (0) 208 819 32 53 +44 (0) 173 261 71 47
Download Our Mobile App
Financial It Youtube channel