In celebration of its flagship mobile payments service’s first anniversary, Samsung Gulf Electronics today announced that its Samsung Pay users in the UAE will now be able to take advantage of this simple, secure method of payment at checkouts online, not just in-store. The UAE is the first country in the Middle East where thislatest feature of the flagship mobile payments service has been enabled, following successful launches in the United States, Russia and Singapore.Samsung Pay has entered the world of eCommerce through the CCAvenue payment gateway in tandem with Mashreq Bank, the leading gulf-based financial institution.
The service is compatible with all major operating systems and browsers (both desktop and mobile) as well as through mobile apps, making it easy to use Samsung Pay from virtually any desktop, tablet, or mobile browser, no matter where you are.Simple, secure and available virtually anywhere, the Samsung Pay service can now be used to pay for an even larger variety of goods and services than before, with previous benefits now also applicablefor online shopping.
“We are delighted to announce this new feature to the Samsung Pay service, which will enable USERS to use their mobile wallet for even more transactions moving forward. We are proud to have both simplified online purchases for our users and to have given them extra peace of mind with the additional security that Samsung Pay provides,” said Mohammad Gharaibeh, Head of Enterprise, Mobile Business at Samsung Gulf Electronics.