The CEO of BitPay points out that BitPay’s main vision is to facilitate the use of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, enabling faster and safer transactions.
BitPay, the world’s largest cryptocurrency payment service provider, has announced integration with Apple Pay. Now all Apple wallet users in the United States can use Bitcoin to make payments with the digital wallet.
The CEO of BitPay, Stephen Pair, stated that the company is working to offer the same service to its customers using Samsung Pay and Google Pay, according to him, the integration will be available by the end of this year. Stephen said that the platform has thousands of customers who are always looking for new places and ways to use their cryptocurrencies, BitPay will help them in that regard, he explained.
The BitPay Wallet application currently has the main cryptocurrencies on the market, such as Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) available. It is worth noting that it is also possible to store some of the most well-known and used stablecoins, such as BUSD, USDC, PAX and GUSD.
The CEO of BitPay points out that BitPay’s main vision is to facilitate the use of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, enabling faster and safer transactions. The wallet application allows customers to manage and spend Bitcoin and convert it to fiat currency before paying at merchants.
Apple And Its Interest In Cryptocurrencies
The partnership between BitPay and Apple brings one of the largest companies in the technology sector closer to one of the largest in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Since 2019, Apple has already shown an interest in cryptocurrencies, due to their long-term potential.
During an interview with the American television network CNN, the vice president of Apple Pay, Jennifer Bailey, highlighted how cryptocurrencies “were interesting” and that they had “long-term potential”.
At the time, she admitted that Apple was already seeking to dominate a part of the payment market through “crypto-assets”. According to her, the company would be dedicating itself to the launch of the credit card, the Apple Card, but also with an interest in cryptocurrencies.
At the time, she highlighted that cryptocurrencies are part of a debate about the future of digital payment methods. “We are looking at cryptocurrencies. We found it interesting. We think it has interesting long-term potential,” she reported in the interview.
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