increasing on a fresh promise, Comcast on Thursday up-to-date its Xfinity My Account app for the iPhone with help for Apple Pay, letting individuals deal with tv and information superhighway expenses the use of their fingerprint.
The characteristic is rolling out to purchasers “over the following couple of weeks,” Comcast referred to in release notes for the replace. The app now also contains extra particulars on its fee confirmation screen, and push notifications for the ETA of provider technicians.
In February, Apple announced that Comcast would begin supporting Apple Pay for web-primarily based bill funds later within the March quarter. That eventually arrived, suitable with iPhones, iPads, Macs, and Apple Watches.
within the February announcement Apple additionally claimed that Apple Pay transactions had been up 500 % year-over-yr, with triple the number of users. a lot of that became doubtless because of foreign enlargement —as of April 2017, the platform is purchasable in Australia, Canada, China, France, eire, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, the U.S., and the U.ok.
service provider aid has been Apple’s largest impediment. while some areas like Japan are moderately saturated, in the U.S., many fundamental chains are nonetheless devoid of help. impartial organizations have also been slow to come back onboard, despite suitable chip readers from companies like rectangular.