U.S. Verifone Merchants To Accept Bitcoin As Payment

On Tuesday payments solution giant Verifone announced it will enable consumer Bitcoin payments on in-store and eCommerce Cloud Services platforms in the United States.

The new Bitcoin payment solution emerged out of Verifone’s partnership with BitPay, the world’s largest provider of Bitcoin payment services.

The new features will roll out to U.S. Verifone merchants later this year. The company has over 600,000 merchants worldwide and handles over 10.4 billion online and in-store transactions annually.