Pri-Num & TBC Bank: Apple Pay to be launched in Georgia
September 4, 2019

The popular mobile payment developed by Apple is finally available in Georgia! International payment systems and Pri-Num bring their clients Apple Pay that is transforming mobile payments into an easy, secure and private way to pay. Using Apple Pay on iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad or Mac, the customers can make fast and convenient purchases in stores, apps and online shops. The mobile wallet is available both for Visa and Mastercard cardholders.

The customers can pay with Apple Pay in stores, restaurants, taxis and many other places. There is no more need to fill out lengthy account forms or repeatedly type in the billing information. Every purchase can be authorized with just a glance or touch with Face ID or Touch ID or a device’s passcode.

“TBC continues to offer its customers innovative products and services. We are proud to integrate our services with Apple Pay. Now our customers can use iPhone and Apple Watch to make their everyday banking transactions in an easy, secure and more convenient way.”

Said Vakhtang Butskhrikidze, CEO of TBC Bank.

Visa and Mastercard join in the congratulations on the launch of Apple Pay in Georgia.

“We’re excited to welcome Apple Pay in the Caucasus region. Starting with the 1st Visa payWave launch in CEMEA region in 2009, Georgia has been quickly adopting digital payments achieving a remarkably high level of penetration and usage. We’re positive that launch of Apple Pay will further boost the development of new and innovative payment solutions in Georgia.”

Said Cristina Doros, Visa’s country manager in the Caucasus region.

“We are pleased to welcome the launch of Apple Pay in Georgia. Mobile payments are popular nowadays and we believe, it will develop very dynamically in Georgia, thanks to the extensive contactless payment infrastructure that has been developed here in cooperation with our partners. We are confident that Apple Pay will be a huge boost to the development of contactless payments in Georgia.“

Igor Stepanov, Mastercard’s regional Director in Georgia and Central Asia.

Security and privacy are at the core of Apple Pay. When you use a credit or debit card with Apple Pay, the actual card number is stored neither on the device nor on Apple servers. Apple Pay is easy to set up and users can receive all of the rewards and benefits offered by the Georgian banks.

Pri-Num, in cooperation with the partners, took an active part in the project of launching Apple Pay service in the country.

“We are happy to have been part of the process assisting our partners on this implementation!“

States the Pri-Num Team.

Maria Movchan

About TBC Bank

TBC Bank is a leading company in the region. It is distinguished with its utmost care for its clients, constant striving for novelty and everlasting pursuit for development. Success of TBC bank is conditioned by well-developed and diversified service channels, efficient sales system and high quality of the services provided.

About Pri-Num

Founded in 2013, Pri-Num is a global financial technology company that creates mobile-centric software solutions for banks, retailers, mobile operators, transportation networks, sports, and entertainment. Pri-Num, which stands for prime numbers, is a leading financial and mobile technology provider, offering customers secure contactless mobile services such as payments, loyalty schemes, transportation, identification credentials, tickets, authorization and access control, and many more. Our partners include top financial institutions, including VISA, Mastercard, UnionPay International, and many others around the world.