The Silicon Valley division of global telecommunications giant Orange is planning to invest in the bitcoin space.
"There's something intriguing in this technology," Georges Nahon, OSV's chief executive officer told reporter Olga Kharif, adding "so we want to be there as early as possible. This could be a digital platform for the future".
Bitcoin payments are also seeing increasing adoption in the communications industry. Perseus Telecom, a high-speed, heavy-bandwidth communications channel provider for major global stock and securities exchanges, partnered with GoCoin to begin accepting bitcoin payments in early 2014.
T-Mobile Poland also announced that it was trialling bitcoin mobile top-up payments in February, following a partnership with local bitcoin processor InPay S.A.
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