PayPal is the undisputed king of online payment transactions, outside of the traditional credit card. It’s rise to ascension in this field came with the stunning success of eBay, and it’s partnered payment system. Apps to access and manage your PayPal account and transactions are available on competing mobile platforms, and just recently a Windows Phone PayPal app was released. However the new PayPal WP7 App launched in the US, and has not made its way to selected international markets – Australia being one of them!
We spoke with PayPal Australia this week and received this update on the App status for Down Under.
With thanks to PayPal Australia and their PR agency for their prompt reply, we can share the following brief official statement;
“The Windows Phone PayPal App will be launched in Australia. It has just gone live in the US and UK and will roll out to other markets in the coming months including Australia. Once we have a firm date for Australia we will let you know.” PayPal Australia PR agency.
So, on the positive side…”it’s coming” – just a matter of when.