Australia Post and Bitcoin.com.au sign new partnership to enable BTC payments at post offices across the country.
Since the last report, when Australia allowed BTC payments in Coca Cola vending machines, we have another good news here.
Australia Post will now allow you to purchase digital currency through Bitcoin.com and Post Billpay
Holger Arians, CEO of Bitcoin.com.au. said:
This is a major milestone for digital currency in Australia and around the world. It proves that there are established businesses and organisations that want to learn about new technologies by doing, and not by blocking,
For many people, paying for Bitcoin at an Australia Post office feels safer than transferring funds online—particularly for first-time buyers. We’re proud of this partnership and would like to thank Australia Post for their continued openness to new technologies.
Australian Taxation Office estimates that cryptocurrencies is owned by 500,000 to 1 million people in Australia
Susan Nicholson, Australia Post’s Head of Business & Government Financial Services said:
Australia Post has for a long time played an important role in the community to make services accessible to all,
Post Billpay has been one of Australia’s most trusted bill payment methods for over 20 years, and we’re pleased to now provide the ability for Bitcoin bills to be paid at a post office, which will come with a product enhancement that offers ID verification and real-time bill payment confirmation back to the biller.
Australians now have more than 3,500 Australia Post locations available to purchase their bitcoins.
Source: Australian FinTech
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