ING Direct Australia brings Android Pay to customers

Source: ING Direct

ING DIRECT has launched with Android Pay, supporting customers to use their phones to tap and pay for coffee, groceries, petrol or anything else when they’re out and about.

It’s simple, secure and convenient, and best of all, ING DIRECT has teamed up with AbilityMate so every tap can contribute towards helping change the life of a child living with disability.

For every purchase made with ING DIRECT and Android Pay, ING DIRECT will donate $1 to AbilityMate: a world-first technology platform dedicated to making life-changing assistive devices available to all who need them.

John Arnott, Executive Director, Customers, at ING DIRECT said: “Our Orange Everyday transaction account customers love mobile technology, and with Android Pay they will be able to use the latest technology for their everyday purchases. It’s so simple and convenient that it has the potential to make a big difference to how we go about our daily lives.

“We have teamed up with AbilityMate, so that while our customers are using technology to make their lives easier, they will in turn be contributing towards an amazing technology platform that can make a huge difference in the lives of those living with disabilities or mobility issues.”

Amongst banks in Australia, ING DIRECT leads the pack with 51 per cent of customers highly digitally engaged. And almost 70 per cent of ING DIRECT customers who use the bank as their main financial institution, use the ING DIRECT app to manage their money.

John added: “With such high digital engagement, we’re sure our customers will love the simplicity and convenience of this new way of paying.

“And through our partnership with AbilityMate, we’ve made it very simple; just changing the way our customers pay today, can help to change a child’s future.”

Android Pay enables Android users to seamlessly tap and pay with their phones at almost 900,000 payment terminals in shops across Australia, with more locations being added every day.

 

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