CaixaBank first bank in Spain to carry Samsung Pay

Samsung PayCaixaBank has reaches an agreement with Samsung to include Samsung Pay in its mobile payment method offer. CaixaBank has joined forces with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd to make the advanced technology in financial services and payment methods available to customers of the bank.

Through this move, the bank steered by the Chairman Isidro Fainé and CEO Gonzalo Gortázar, becomes the first bank in Spain to include the mobile payment service, Samsung Pay, in its payment method offer. Customers from CaixaBank and imaginBank will be the first to enjoy this safe and simple mobile payment service, which can be used to make purchases almost anywhere you can currently pay with a contactless credit or debit card.

CaixaBank launched its first mobile payment service, CaixaBank Pay, based on HCE technology, last September, and this agreement enables CaixaBank to enhance the range of mobile payment services offered by the bank. The bank is developing its payment method innovation strategy with the aim of incorporating the latest global trends in its offer.

In addition, Samsung is CaixaBank’s key partner for its promotional campaign strategy, focusing on actions that seek to capture salary account customers and business customers. As a result of this collaboration, over the last years, PromoCaixa – an affiliate of the CaixaBank Group– has enabled more than 700,000 customers from the bank to enjoy the latest Samsung products, including tablets, televisions and smartphones.

The signing of this agreement enables CaixaBank to enhance the range of mobile payment services it offers. The bank is developing its payment method innovation strategy with the aim of incorporating the latest global trends in its offer. The service has been tested over the last few weeks and will be offered to customers in the coming months. After the launch of the service, users can download their CaixaBank debit or credit cards on their smartphones in order to make payments.

Samsung Pay can be used in Spain on the smartphones Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+.

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