BitPay expands its capabilities to Ethereum, allowing merchants around the world to accept network currency, ether. The payment provider announced on September 16th that customers will be able to accept currency safely and in accordance with requirements in the coming weeks.
Ethereum will be available on BitPay
Users will have the opportunity to store ether in their BitPay wallets, and holders of Visa BitPay prepaid cards will be able to add their debit cards.
Stephen Pair, CEO of BitPay, said in a statement that air integration was the "next logical choice" for the company.
Ether joins the BitPay payment engine by offering Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. The company also supports stable coin settlement using Circle CENTER USD Coin, Gemini Dollar and Paxos Standard coins in addition to 12 currencies and direct bank deposit in some countries.
The company says merchants such as Microsoft, Newegg, Dish Networks, FanDuel and Avnet will be able to support the currency without any additional effort to integrate them. They will also be able to handle cross-border transactions.
According to company representatives, air support will appear very soon. However, the official launch date was not indicated in the announcement.
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