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Samsung Pay now supports bill payments in India

Samsung Pay is now available in 12 global markets, including South Korea, the US, China, and Spain to name a few.

  • Published: December 22, 2017 8:05 AM IST
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Samsung India announced to add a bill payments feature to its mobile payments service Samsung Pay. Also Read - Samsung launches The Frame TV in India: Check price, specs, features

“Consumers will be able to pay their utility bills seamlessly through Samsung Pay, set reminders and search favourite biller based on their current location,” Sanjay Razdan, Director, Samsung India, said in a statement. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus renders hint at protruding rear cameras

Users can pay their mobile, landline telephone, electricity, gas, water and DTH bills using the feature which is facilitated by the National Payments Corporation of India’s (NPCI) Bharat Bill Payments System (BBPS). Samsung Pay debuted in India in March and works with the company’s patented Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) technology as well as with Near Field Communication (NFC). Also Read - Samsung Galaxy A52 gets Android 13-based One UI 5.0 beta

Apart from India, Samsung Pay is now available in 12 global markets, including South Korea, the US, China, Spain, Singapore, Australia, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Russia, Thailand and Malaysia.

Its partners include Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, SBI Cards, Standard Chartered Bank and Citibank and payment gateways Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

  • Published Date: December 22, 2017 8:05 AM IST
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