Merchants Can Now Accept XRP via Crypto Payment Processor BitPay
If $XRP is burning a hole in your pocket you can now spend it at retailers served by BitPay (along with $BTC, $BCH or $ETH)
Although a variety of e-commerce platforms are booming during COVID-19 lockdowns, bitcoin payments remain exceedingly niche.
The new debit card enables U.S. customers to spend their crypto holdings as fiat currency.
Payments processor BitPay has added support for SegWit, three years after a competing block size proposal fractured the Bitcoin community.
The crypto payments provider is now taking its service into bricks-and-mortar stores with a new point-of-sale partnership.
Although bitcoin adoption may move at a glacial pace, merchants are seeing sustained traction regardless of market dips.