Google announced today that the Android-Pay receives a major upgrade brought with it news that mobile payment service is coming to. Australia

But in a separate post on the blog of Google Australia, we know that the search giant has managed to do what Apple, could not do -. working with Australian banks to launch mobile payment services

According to the report, Google is working with a number of Australian banks to run Android Pay in Australia. The list of banks is quite comprehensive too :. ANZ, Westpac Bank of Melbourne Bank of South Australia, Bendigo Bank, Cuscal, ING DIRECT, Macquarie Bank, and St. George’s all checked out the name of

Interestingly, it means that both NAB and the Commonwealth Bank customers will miss out on at least initially, although Google has promised to continue working with a bank for a year.

To circumvent Australian banks checkpoint, Apple, instead of partnership with American Express, to receive mobile payments take place down under.

Wide access

Thanks to advanced tap and go infrastructure already installed in retail across the country on the Android Pay will have a pretty big network supported selling points when it will launch in the first half of 2016

But Google also confirmed that it is working directly with a number of retailers to Android-Pay correctly implemented, including 7-Eleven, Brumby’s Bakery, Coles Express, Coles supermarkets, the crust gourmet pizza, Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Limited, Donut King, Gloria Jean coffee at McDonald’s, pastry Michel, Pizza Capers and Telstra.

Moreover, on the Android Pay will also be included in a number of local shopping applications, enabling Android users to pay for goods with a quick check without having to enter your billing information after each purchase. Applications that will keep it at startup include catch of the day, EatNow, GoCatch,, Menulog, OzSale, Rewardle and iconic.

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