Barclays appears set to offer Apple Pay support beginning in March

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Image via Bankingtech.com

While Apple Pay has been available in the U.K. since July of 2015, one of the biggest banks in the country hasn't offered its customers the ability to use their credit cards with the touch-free payment system. Now an email from an executive of that bank -- Barclays -- says that the company will launch Apple Pay in March.

An email dated January 12 from Ashok Vaswani, CEO of Barclays' Personal and Corporate Banking division, was shared on Twitter and noted that the company plans to launch Apple Pay "within the next 60 to 75 days". 

Barclays has been a laggard in providing Apple Pay, with most of the U.K.'s largest banks jumping on the bandwagon by September of 2015. The company has promised support, but repeatedly delayed the rollout. A number of iPhone users have complained loudly about the delays, with some even switching accounts to other banks as a result.