Telefónica, Spain's Largest Telco, Allows Purchases With Crypto, Invests in Local Exchange Bit2Me

The company activated purchases with crypto on its technology marketplace after adding a payment feature provided by Bit2Me.

AccessTimeIconSep 29, 2022 at 9:14 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 29, 2022 at 9:40 p.m. UTC

Andrés Engler is a CoinDesk editor based in Argentina, where he covers the Latin American crypto ecosystem. He holds BTC and ETH.

Telefónica, Spain’s largest telecommunications company, is enabling the purchase of products on its technology marketplace with cryptocurrencies.

  • The company activated purchases with crypto on Tu.com after adding a payment feature provided by Spain's largest crypto exchange, Bit2Me, the crypto firm told CoinDesk.
  • Telefónica has also invested in Bit2Me, the exchange confirmed to CoinDesk, adding that more details on the investment will be released in the coming weeks.
  • The Spanish telecommunications company also has its own NFT marketplace on the Polygon blockchain that is initially integrated with MetaMask.
  • To develop projects in the metaverse, Telefónica also recently closed deals with companies including Qualcomm, with which it will explore opportunities in the product and service segment in the metaverse.

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Andrés Engler is a CoinDesk editor based in Argentina, where he covers the Latin American crypto ecosystem. He holds BTC and ETH.

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Andrés Engler is a CoinDesk editor based in Argentina, where he covers the Latin American crypto ecosystem. He holds BTC and ETH.