During the announcement of the results of the third quarter of 2019 fiscal year, the head of Apple shared some details about the future plans of the company. In particular, Tim cook called the approximate launch date of the Apple Card.
According to cook, now a new service Apple is actively testing thousands of employees. Moreover, the tests are no longer limited to “laboratory” conditions. Employees of Apple are Apple-Card every day. A full launch of the service scheduled for August.
According to the latest data, which recently Bloomberg, in the beginning the service will be available only in the USA. This is due to the fact that it is their “home” market Apple has been able to obtain all necessary approvals from regulatory authorities, and to enlist the support of Goldman Sachs. The latter will be responsible for issuing credit cards.
In Apple’s plans to launch Apple Card about three dozen countries around the world. The exact list yet. However, we know that it will include the countries of the European Union and Hong Kong. Sources say that some time ago Apple already has trademarked the Apple Card in these countries and began negotiations with local regulators and banks.