Austrian Telecom A1 Accepting Crypto in Select Shops Using Salamantex

Major Austrian telecom operator A1 has started accepting cryptocurrencies as payment in seven selected shops in Austria.

Six cryptos accepted

Starting from Aug. 19, A1 customers can pay for network services in selected A1 branches using six major cryptos: Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), XRP, Litecoin (LTC), Stellar (XLM) and Dash (DASH), according to an official announcement published on Aug. 16.

A1 Payment service, a digital payment system developed in collaboration with Austrian digital currency specialist Salamantex, German cashless payment provider Concardis and French smart payment solutions supplier Ingenico, was first unveiled in mid-June.

Alipay and WeChatPay on the way

In addition to existing cashless payment methods, A1 Payment will also enable A1 customers to pay for services using Chinese payment operators Alipay and WeChatPay later in August, the press release notes. Read More at CoinTelegraph...