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Apple Pay is picking up a huge wave of newly added banks and credit unions across the United States to support the mobile payment service. Following a couple dozen more banks lighting up earlier this month, Apple has added over 70 additional participating banks to its list of active partners including HSBC in the US. These are the latest banks that now work with Apple Pay:

Achieva Credit Union Alcoa Pittsburgh Federal Credit Union Alliance Credit Union AmeriServ Financial Bank APCO Employees Credit Union Bank of American Fork Bridgewater Savings Bank Community Bank & Trust Cross Keys Bank Directions Credit Unio Eagle Bank East Texas Professional Credit Union Eastman Credit Union Eaton Family Credit Union FedEx Employees Credit Association First Bank of Newton First National Bank of Granbury First Northern Credit Union First State Bank of Colorado First United Bank First Western Trust Fleur de Lis Federal Credit Union Generations Federal Credit Union Guaranty Bank Trust Hastings City Bank Haven Savings Bank Heartland Bank Heritage First Bank HomeTown Bank HSBC IH Credit Union Impact Bank Jeanne D’ Arc Credit Union Johnson Bank Kennebec Savings Bank LBS Financial Credit Union Lewiston State Bank MainStreet Bank Marlborough Savings Bank Marquette Savings Bank MAX Credit Union Members First Credit Union of Florida Merco Credit Union Miami Postal Service Credit Union Monson Savings Bank Ocean Communities Federal Credit Union OceanFirst Bank Omni Community Credit Union One Bank & Trust P1FCU PeoplesChoice Credit Union Perfect Circle Credit Union Phenix-Girard Bank Planters Bank & Trust Company Point West Credit Union Public Service Credit Union Quest Federal Credit Union Red Crown Federal Credit Union Semiconductor of Maine Federal Credit Union Service 1st Credit Union SIU Credit Union Solarity Credit Union Solidarity Community Federal Credit Union Sterling Bank & Trust Team One Credit Union Texas Dow Employees Credit Union The Park Bank TMG Financial Services Velocity Community Federal Credit Union Western Rockies Federal Credit Union Whitney Bank York County Federal Credit Union

That massive wave of new partners comes just as signs that Apple Pay in Canada is getting ready to launch. Just a week ago TD Canada shared on its website that Apple Pay is coming soon. That detail comes after 9to5Mac and others have reported that Apple is targeting Apple Pay in Canada for this year. China has also been a clear target for Apple Pay launching. Apple Pay is currently limited to the US and UK, which joined this summer.

Adding new partners in groups ranging from a dozen to nearly a hundred certainly helps Apple’s claim that its mobile payment service is continuing to see double-digit growth each month.

Apple Pay supports contactless payments in stores using iPhone 6 and later as well as Apple Watch which works with iPhone 5 or later. Apple Pay also supports purchases in apps on iPhone 6 or later as well as iPads with Touch ID. Starting with the recent iOS 9 software update, Apple Pay added support for Discover cards, retail cards, and loyalty cards. Passbook, where Apple Pay lives on iOS, gained a new app icon and name, Wallet, to reflect the change.

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