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Apple Pay is Coming Soon to Austria

Austria's largest bank Erste Bank und Sparkasse today announced that Apple Pay is "coming soon" with a teaser on its Twitter account. Apple Pay has been gradually expanding across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The service launched in Belgium and Kazakhstan in November, made its long-awaited debut in Germany in December, and became available in the Czech Republic and Saudi Arabia last month. It looks like Austria will soon follow. Bald auch bei uns: Sicher und einfach bezahlen mit Apple Pay.— Erste Bank Sparkasse (@eb_spk) March 26, 2019 German-based mobile bank N26 also announced today that Apple Pay is coming soon to customers in Austria: Coming Soon! @N26 will bring #ApplePay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private to pay that’s fast and convenient to customers in Austria 🇦🇹— N26 (@n26) March 26, 2019 Apple Pay first launched in the United States in October 2014 and is also available in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Switzerland, France, Japan, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Russia, New Zealand, Brazil, Poland, Ireland, Ukraine, and the United Arab Emirates. Apple CEO Tim Cook yesterday said Apple Pay will be available in more than 40 countries and regions by the end of 2019. (Thanks, Steger Patrick and Adam Perjesi!)

Apple Pay Expected to Launch in Austria in 'Coming Months'

Apple Pay will launch in Austria in the "coming months," according to well-known Austrian newspaper Der Standard. The report cites two unnamed sources and says Bank Austria could be one of the participating issuers. Apple Pay first debuted in the United States in October 2014, and its availability has since expanded to over 20 countries and territories around the world, most recently including Norway, Poland, and the Ukraine: United States United Kingdom Australia Canada Singapore Switzerland Hong Kong France Russia China Japan New Zealand Spain Taiwan IrelandGuernsey Isle of Man Jersey Italy San Marino Vatican City Denmark Finland Sweden United Arab Emirates Brazil Ukraine Poland NorwayApple Pay enables users to add a debit or credit card from participating banks to the Wallet app and pay with a compatible iPhone or Apple Watch at stores that accept contactless payments, or in apps and on the web. (Thanks, Michael and Rudolf!)

Apple Expands Carrier Billing to Italy, Singapore, and Austria

Apple has enabled carrier billing in Austria for Drei customers, Italy for Three customers, and Singapore for M1 Limited customers, expanding upon the feature's existing availability among select carriers in Belgium, Germany, Japan, Norway, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. The payment method enables customers to pay for iTunes content, App Store apps, iBooks, and Apple Music subscriptions without needing a credit or debit card, or even a bank account. Instead, purchases are added to a customer's mobile phone bill and paid off at the end of the month. Apple has a support document explaining how to set up carrier billing on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and Mac or

Apple Posts Job Listings For Retail Store in the Austrian Capital of Vienna

Apple has begun advertising for staff positions at a planned retail store in the Austrian capital of Vienna. As noted by German tech site Flo's Weblog, multiple front-of-store job listings recently appeared on Apple's site, suggesting that the company's presence in the upmarket shopping street of Kärntner Straße isn't too far away. Reports that Apple was planning to open a brick-and-mortar store in Austria first emerged in August, when local newspaper derStandard reported that the company was close to securing the necessary contracts on a flagship retail property formerly occupied by fashion company Esprit. Image: Signa Construction at the three-floor premises began in November, according to reports. The distinctive corner location makes the property an unmistakeable feature of the old town, and a typical premier site for a brand like Apple. Kärntner Straße is in close proximity to Stephansplatz, the square at the geographical center of Vienna and home to the Stephansdom cathedral, one of the tallest churches in the

Apple Watch Launches in Austria, Denmark and Ireland September 25

Apple has updated its regional websites for Austria, Denmark and Ireland to announce the Apple Watch will be available on September 25. Apple Watch models with prices were also added to the Apple Store app in Norway and Poland, but no release dates have been listed in either country. Austria - Apple Watch Sport: €399 to €449 - Apple Watch: €649 to €1,249 - Apple Watch Edition: €11,000 to €18,000 Denmark - Apple Watch Sport: 3.099,00 kr. to 3.499,00 kr. - Apple Watch: 4.999,00 kr. to 9.699,00 kr. - Apple Watch Edition: 85.000,00 kr. to 140.000,00 kr. Ireland - Apple Watch Sport: €429 to €479 - Apple Watch: €679 to €1,279 - Apple Watch Edition: €11,300 to €18,500 MacRumors previously reported the Apple Watch was expected to launch in Austria, Denmark and India this month, leaving India as the sole country of the three that has yet to announce an Apple Watch release date. Austria, Denmark and Ireland will be part of the fifth Apple Watch launch wave: April 24: Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, U.K. and U.S. June 26: Italy, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan July 17: The Netherlands, Sweden, Thailand July 31: New Zealand, Russia, Turkey September 25: Austria, Denmark, Ireland Apple Watch sales have also expanded to dozens of Apple Premium Resellers

Apple Watch Could Launch in Austria, Denmark and India This Month

Apple is expected to provide additional details about watchOS 2 at its September 9th media event in San Francisco. Alongside that announcement, a trio of rumors hint towards Apple expanding Apple Watch sales to Austria, Denmark, India and possibly other countries later this month. Austrian website MacMania claims that the Apple Watch will be available in Austria starting September 15, citing information it received over Facebook Messenger from a reputable source working for an undisclosed large electronics chain in the country. Apple does not have an official retail presence in Austria. MacMania reports the Apple Watch will launch in Austria on September 15 Danske Bank, the largest bank in Denmark, also recently issued a press release stating that its MobilePay service will support the Apple Watch when the device launches in Denmark next month (via, but the bank has since backtracked and now cites "rumors" about a September launch. Danske Bank has a large presence throughout the Nordic region of Europe, with locations in Denmark, Finland and Norway, three countries where the Apple Watch is slated to launch before the end of the year per Apple's website. The bank also operates in Sweden, where the Apple Watch launched in July. Indian website iGyaan claims that the Apple Watch will launch in India in September, starting at Rs. 24,999 for the entry-level Apple Watch Sport. "However we have some good news for those waiting to get their hands on the device," the report said in late August. "It arrives in the country next month." The full list of