“As the mobile payments landscape matures, Discover remains committed to giving cardmembers secure options for using their cards and mobile devices,” said Discover president of payment services Diane Offereins. “Discover’s focus on simplicity and value for our cardmembers aligns well with the way Apple Pay makes purchases easy and convenient.”
Apple Pay uses contactless technology to facilitate payment convenience and tokenization to make transactions more secure at the point of sale by avoiding transmitting customer card data to the merchant or storing it on the device. Apple Pay users can pay using late model iPhone and iPad models and Apple Watches. Read more. Read more about ABA-endorsed Discover Debit. For more information, contact ABA’s Christopher McClinton.