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Global Payments Announces Support for Apple Pay in Singapore

Offering an easy, secure and private way to pay 

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, is pleased to offer merchants in Singapore the ability to accept credit and debit card payments via Apple Pay™, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay that’s fast and convenient.

Global Payments' robust suite of payments solutions are fully enabled in Singapore, allowing in-store as well as iOS app merchants to offer their customers the convenience of paying quickly and easily with Apple Pay.

Security and privacy is at the core of Apple Pay. When you use a credit or debit card with Apple Pay, the actual card numbers are not stored on the device, nor on Apple servers. Instead, a unique Device Account Number is assigned, encrypted and securely stored in the Secure Element on your device. Each transaction is authorized with a one-time unique dynamic security code.

"Following support for merchants successfully offering Apple Pay in the US, UK, Canada and China, Global Payments is pleased to offer merchants the ability to accept Apple Pay in Singapore, the second market for this groundbreaking service in Asia," said Frank T. Young, SVP Global Product and Innovation. "Our continued commitment to leading payments technology across the globe allows us to be at the forefront in delivering this innovative and secure payments solution to merchants in the Asia Pacific markets that we serve."

Apple Pay is easy to set up and users will continue to receive all of the rewards and benefits offered by credit and debit cards. In stores, Apple Pay works with iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch.

Online shopping in apps accepting Apple Pay is as simple as the touch of a finger with Touch ID, so there’s no need to manually fill out lengthy account forms or repeatedly type in shipping and billing information. When paying for goods and services within apps, Apple Pay is compatible with iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4 and iPad Pro.