Tencent science and technology news, according to foreign media reports in February 22nd, Loup Ventures just announced a group of apple Apple Pay mobile payment of the latest data. By the end of 2017, the number of Apple Pay users around the world was about 127 million, nearly double the increase compared to the previous year's 62 million. Considering that there are about 795 million active iPhone users in the world, it means that about 16% percentage of iPhone users have activated Apple Pay mobile payment business.
Of the 16% iPhone users, about 5% of the users are in the United States, and the other 11% are international users. Loup Ventures subdivides this number, with about 38 million Apple Pay users in the United States, and 89 million in non - American markets.
In the past 2017, the number of global banks that supported Apple Pay increased by 41% to 2770. Loup Ventures also inspected the compatibility of 100 U.S. retailers on Apple Pay, and found that many retailers have been using a continuous increase. Last year, the proportion of retailers in Apple Pay increased by 9%, and mobile sites increased by 85%, while fixed payment points increased by 56%.
Apple launched its Apple Pay mobile payment service for the first time in 2014, and while many retailers have started to support the platform, Apple Pay is still under pressure from companies such as Target and Wal-Mart. Both companies launched their own digital wallet service last year. Last summer, Apple said it was not worried about the seemingly slow growth of the Apple Pay, which believes mobile wallets will soon become users
Eddy Cue, Apple's vice president, said in an interview:
Despite the slow pace of growth, Gene Munster, an analyst at Loup Ventures, said he was optimistic about the outlook for Apple Pay, which will continue to grow over the next three to five years. Although the report does not account for many of Apple Pay's competitors, the report points out that because of its deep integration with Apple's iOS system, the current Apple Pay is