AERGO and SatoshiPay have established a new strategic partnership with the aim of creating the fastest micropayment services. The CEO of AERGO, Phil Zamani explained, “Partnering will provide businesses globally a powerful crypto infrastructure that is interoperable with fiat payment services. We plan to implement SatoshiPay’s technology to power AERGO service layer with secure fiat payment option.”
A travel booking platform, Travala has revealed that they’re going to support NANO as a payment option. Travala will enable the platform to support in total of eight significant cryptocurrencies along with the current supported cryptocurrencies in their platform such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ripple (XRP), Tron (TRX), and Binance (BNB).
Bitstamp cryptocurrency exchange has established a partnership with a Swiss online bank, Dukascopy to enable cryptocurrency funding in the platform. Dukascopy then explained, “This partnership represents another step towards our goal of bridging the gap between crypto and traditional finance. It is further proof that our efforts in compliance and regulation for the cryptocurrency industry.”
The financial regulators in Poland have granted two cryptocurrency firms in the country with the payment license which will allow the registered payment provided to offer a variety of payment services and solutions. The two firms granted are Coinquista and Bitclude which are offering crypto-related services such as exchange platforms, digital wallets etc.
A cryptocurrency payment provider Coinify have added the support for BitcoinSV (BSV), confirmed in its press release. The CEO of Coinify, Mark Højgaard then commented, “Virtual currencies need to have widespread merchant adoption to really ignite on a mainstream level, and we believe that the simplicity and flexibility of our payment product range make this possible.”
Oásis Supermercados,based in Brazil, has announced that they will be accepting cryptocurrency as a payment method. The firm manager, Douglas Andrade then explained, “It’s like payment by credit card. The client says which cryptocurrency he wants to pay, the operator types in reais and the system already converts to that crypto. Then just scan the QR code and you’re done.”
The leading payment gateway for blockchain payments, CoinGate that they have been integrated with Nano. In the announcement made in their official blog, CoinGate then commented, “Nano is a global cryptocurrency developed purely for the purpose of making peer-to-peer payments. As much as we like Bitcoin and Litecoin, this cryptocurrency tackles many of the issues that major cryptocurrencies face.”
An agreement has been signed between the cryptocurrency hardware wallet supplier, Ledger with Crypto.com to introduce the cryptocurrency payment method. This will allow the Ledger’s customer to purchase for their product via Crypto.com Wallet and Card application, which will feature six major cryptocurrencies such as BTC, XRP, ETH, and seven fiat currencies.
Western Union, a stalwart in remittance industry is currently exploring the possibilities to add cryptocurrency as a payment option to its customers. The president of Western Union, Odilon Almeida then shares, “I think cryptocurrency may become one more option of currency, or assets, around the globe to be exchanged between people and businesses.”
SIRIN LABS chooses CoinGate as the cryptocurrency payment solution for its blockchain smartphone, FINNEY. The CEO of SIRIN LABS, Zvika Landau commented, “CoinGate shares the same core values of bridging the gap between crypto and the mass market and together we will make 2019 the year when crypto was accessible for all.”