Bitcoin wallet and block explorer Blockchain, which has more than 41 million users, has revealed today that now has BitPay integration.
This new integration now enables Blockchain users to make Bitcoin transactions with any merchant that uses BitPay.
“And today, spending crypto from your phone or online is even easier thanks to a new integration with BitPay. We’ve seamlessly integrated BitPay into the Blockchain Wallet so you can pay for products and services from an extensive network of merchants without ever giving up control of your private keys.
As the largest global crypto payments provider, BitPay and has processed more than $2.8 billion from merchants and B2B customers since 2011. Everyday thousands of businesses rely on BitPay to be their direct connection to the world of crypto, and now those connections are available to you.”-read the wallet’s blog.
BitPay is a crypto payments processor that is used by many businesses and merchants all over the world. The company has so far processed around $2.8 billion in crypto from both individuals and business customers, with most transactions being in Bitcoin.
BitPay transactions are just like Bitcoin transaction, fast and convenient. The only difference is that BitPay processes the Bitcoin that was sent as payment into the business’s preferred currency.
“We’re excited to see this new addition connect our Wallet users to the world of merchants that accept Bitcoin (and soon other cryptos) as a payment method — one of the key ways to interact with and grow the digital asset ecosystem.” –said Blockchain.
Bitcoin has received much criticism lately for not being uses as much as a payment option. Perhaps this move will encourage new investors.
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