Australians can now pay for Bitcoin (BTC) at national post officesThanks to a new collaboration.
According to an announcement made on June 24th Customers of the national cryptocurrency exchange Bitcoin.com.au can pay Bitcoin at more than 3,500 Australian post offices.
The company’s CEO, Holger Arians explained that he believes the new payment option will make some people feel like they are buying cryptocurrencies.::
“For many people, it is safer to pay for Bitcoin at an Australian post office than to transfer money online, especially for first-time buyers. We are proud of this association and would like to thank the Australian Post for their continued openness to new technologies. “
Bitcoin.com.au customers have already paid for Bitcoin at 1,500 points of sale in the Blueshyft payment network. Blueshyft was founded by Kain Warwick of Synthetix and also serves numerous other exchanges.
More and more physical locations are selling cryptocurrencies
An increasing number of physical locations now offer the opportunity to purchase cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin ATMs have recently passed the milestone of 8,000 units installed worldwide.
Cointelegraph reported that In the U.S., it is now possible to buy Bitcoin for cash at more than 20,000 outlets, including 7-Eleven, CVS and Rite Aid.
Last September All 7-Eleven stores in the Philippines have also started selling cryptocurrencies. In early 2019, several French tobacco shops did the same.