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'Rewards' programme for Samsung Pay users now in India

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Thursday rolled out "Rewards" for the users of its mobile payments service Pay in where they can collect and redeem "points" to purchase the company's devices.

The programme is already available for Samsung Pay users in other global markets, including South Korea, the US, China, Spain, Singapore, Australia, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Russia, and

"With 'Samsung Rewards', we are attempting to drive user engagement and consumer loyalty for the platform," Sanjay Razdan, Senior Director, Samsung India, said in a statement.

To use Samsung Pay, users have to tap the phone on a regular card reader and make payments and it works with fingerprint authentication, card tokenisation and Samsung's mobile security platform -- "Samsung KNOX".

Samsung Pay was debuted in in March 2017 and works with the company's patented Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) as well as the Near Field Communication (NFC).



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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 18:00 IST