Cryptocurrency holders in Austria will soon be able to issue their coins at more than 2,500 acceptance points with A1 Payment, one of the largest mobile network operators in the country.
After the announcement by the Austrian fintech company Salamantex, its cryptocurrency payment service software, is now integrated into the A1 payment platform. Traders will start accepting Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) or Dash instead of cash or credit cards in summer 2020.
Austria’s current stance on cryptocurrencies
Salamantex also praised the country’s recent stance on switching to cashless payments “as much as possible”.
Markus Pejacsevich, the chief operating officer of, Salamantexsaid:
“Our goal is to make payments in digital currencies as easy and natural as we have been used to with credit cards for decades. With A1 we have a provision partner throughout Austria who, like us, is convinced that this payment system will help make payments for digital assets accessible to the masses in the future. “
Regulated by the financial market authority
Salamantex’s cryptocurrency payment service software is also intended to enable the service to be provided in neighboring countries.
In 2019 In seven selected branches in Austria, A1 accepted cryptocurrencies as a payment method. This enabled A1 customers to pay for the services with the Chinese payment operators Alipay and WeChatPay.