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Samsung Pay Reaches 1 Year Anniversary in South Africa
Samsung Pay customers will celebrate the anniversary with a rewarding in-app promotion
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – 03 September, 2019 – Samsung Pay, the most widely accepted mobile payment solution in South Africa celebrates its first anniversary. The occasion will be marked by a promotion giving users the opportunity to stand a chance of winning awesome prizes. In just one year, Samsung Pay has driven innovation and added on a host of banking partners, allowing the ever-growing volume of users to slim down their wallets. Samsung Pay now supports major banking institutions including Absa, Standard Bank, FNB, RMB, Discovery and Investec and has already hit over one million transactions.
“Since its launch a year ago, Samsung Pay has redefined what consumers can expect from a digital wallet,” said Justin Hume, Director: Integrated Mobility at Samsung South Africa. “Samsung Pay has led the way for mobile payments in South Africa by providing our customers innovative services they can use almost anywhere they shop. Our impressive growth shows that we are closer than ever to a world without wallets. We are also excited to reward Samsung Pay users with the chance to win amazing prizes by simply enjoying the convenience of every day shopping.”
From 16 August to 30 September 2019, Samsung Pay customers have the chance to win Samsung premium prizes by making 5 or more transactions with Samsung Pay. There will also be the chance to win the all new powerful Samsung Note10+. To enter is simple:
- Install or open Samsung Pay on an eligible device
- Click on the Anniversary promo banner
- Accept the T&C’s of the anniversary promo
- For every 5 successful transactions users get one entry into the draw
- Every entry will carry over from one week to the next
- There is a maximum of 5 entries per user
To reward Samsung Pay users even further, Samsung will be running a referral campaign from 30 August to 30 October 2019, giving Samsung Pay users the opportunity to win more prizes by simply referring Samsung Pay to friends and family.
ABOUT SAMSUNG PAY
With a bank card loaded on a Samsung smartphone, paying is just a swipe, authenticate and tap away. Additionally, Samsung Pay’s security exceeds other mobile payment methods. Through tokenisation from Visa and MasterCard the physical card information is never used during the payment process, but instead a unique cryptographic sequence is used for the transaction, which changes with every transaction made. Samsung Pay also works almost anywhere* you can swipe, insert or tap a card.
Samsung Pay can be downloaded, for free, from the Google Play store or Galaxy Store depending on your Galaxy device. Once you load your bank cards, paying is always just a quick tap away. It’s convenience on the go. Samsung Pay can be used on the following devices: Galaxy Note 10, Note 10+, Note 9, Note 8, Galaxy S10+, S10, S10e, S9/S9+, S8/S8+, S7/S7 edge, A9, A80, A8, A70, A7 (2017), A5 (2017), Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Watch Active, Gear S3 and Gear Sport Watch.
* 97% acceptance rate based on local trials for compatible smartphones (NFC and MST). Compatible wearables and smartphones (NFC only) will have a lower acceptance rate. Terms and Conditions Apply.