MasterCard executives reportedly said they are "absolutely ready" to support Apple Pay in the UK, as Lloyds Bank and Santander UK may be launch partners, claims 9to5Mac.
Apple Pay is currently limited to the US, but also rumored to be making its debut in Canada this later this year and China in the distant future. The UK would essentially jump to next in line.
Also at WWDC 2015
Apple Pay's UK launch is an important milestone for the Cupertino company's digital wallet service, but it may be an early blip in WWDC 2015 keynote.
The software-focused conference is expected to reveal the last iOS 8 update, iOS 8.4, and preview the iOS 9 beta for developers. Both are likely boast new features and behind-the-scenes stability tweaks.
Streaming content fans will have to settle for the likely debut of Apple Music.
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