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Barring Some Issues, This Could Become the Most Used Mobile Payment System in the World by Penetration

Last year, we wrote an article on how the Octopus Payment system – which has the best connectivity in Hong Kong and covers over more than 13,000 retailers in the region – does not have a mobile component to it. Now, Octopus Cards Limited will be launching the Octopus Mobile Reader for its iOS device users on July 27, 2016, as a further function enhancement for Octopus O! ePay. The main objective of the launch is to enable these users to enjoy other Octopus online services via the Octopus app. This launch is assumed to be a counterattack on Apple Pay which went l ...

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