PAYMENT WITH BITCOIN & CO. AVAILABLE NATION-WIDE THROUGHOUT AUSTRIA STARTING THIS SUMMER
Salamantex, specialist for digital payment processes, and A1 make Austria “crypto fit“.
Owners of Bitcoins, Dash, and Co can be excited. From this summer on, they can spend their coins at more than 2,500 points of acceptance using A1 Payment – provided the merchant has activated the feature.
This is made possible by a service of the Lower Austrian Fintech Salamantex, whose software has now been integrated into the A1 Payment offer. Merchants can use it to accept cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum or Dash instead of cash or credit card, but receive the amount paid out in Euros, just as they are used to. The system has proven itself in a test run lasting several months in selected A1 shops. This means in addition to debit and credit cards, there is now another simple and secure cashless payment alternative available that is oriented towards the needs of a digital generation.
Although Austria is traditionally a country with a high affinity for cash, the last few months have led to a mind shift after people were called upon by the government and retailers to primarily switch to cashless payment transactions as far as possible. With the integration of the Salamantex service ……….
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