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Bitcoin payment service provider Bitpay has added support for Apple Pay. Now, Bitpay prepaid Mastercard holders in the US can add it to the Apple Pay app to pay for goods and services. Bitpay said that Google Pay and Samsung Pay will be added in the near future.
Bitpay announced on Friday that it supports Apple Pay. Bitpay debit card users in the US can now add their Bitpay card as a source of funds in the Apple Pay app. This will enable them to use cryptocurrency for online and in-store purchases wherever Apple Pay is accepted. The announcement stated:
US cardholders of Bitpay prepaid Mastercard can add their card to Apple Wallet and make purchases through Apple Pay. With Apple Pay, Bitpay cardholders can make secure purchases in stores, apps and online.
The company explained that while new Bitpay customers wait for their plastic cards to arrive, they can add a virtual card to Apple Wallet through the Bitpay Wallet app to immediately start using Apple Pay.
In addition, Bitpay announced that it “plans to support Google Pay and Samsung Pay by the end of this quarter.” CEO Stephen Pair said: “We have thousands of Bitpay Wallet app customers who use Bitpay cards and they are always looking for new ways. And ways to use their cryptocurrency.”
Add Apple Pay and soon add Google and Samsung Pay, you can easily and conveniently use Bitpay cards in more places, from daily necessities to luxury purchases.
The Bitpay card converts encrypted currency into legal currency, which can be used to pay for purchases. Its wallet application supports funds from Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum, as well as four stablecoins pegged to the US dollar, USDC, GUSD, PAX and BUSD.
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