Bitcoin Debit Card News
The idea of creating plastic cards pegged to Bitcoin has been developed from the start of the appearance of Bitcoin in 2008. In 2011-2012, the Bitcoin community started discussing the real possibility of issuing Bitcoin debit cards and their prospects. The attractiveness of this idea is obvious to investors, developers and users, as BTC debit cards could significantly facilitate the use of virtual currency in daily life and, consequently, popularize cryptocoins. By replenishing such cards with Bitcoin, it is possible to pay in shops which don’t accept Bitcoin, as it will be converted into fiat currency automatically. In 2015-2016, the number of projects related to virtual money debit cards began to grow, so currently a cryptocurrency holder can choose among over 25 companies.
Crypto.com’s debit Visa cards are now available in all EU states as the company aims for global presence.
Crypto.com Claims Its Card Is ‘Most Widely Available’ After European Expansion
Coinbase’s Visa debit card expanded support for five more cryptocurrencies in ten new countries.
Coinbase Card Adds XRP and Launches in 10 More European Countries
The three-year-old scheme faced skepticism about its popularity on launch, but Shift has not publicly stated the reason behind its decision.
Report: Coinbase-Supported Bitcoin Debit Card to Shut Operations in April
Mobile payments are set to reach $1 trln by 2019, and Bonpay wants cryptocurrency to capture a large share of that market.
Fiat-like Convenience for Crypto Users Has Arrived
Altcoin fans can now use their favorite cryptocurrencies to load a virtual VISA card.
Uquid Allows 40 Different Altcoins to Use Visa's Global Network
Cointelegraph looks at Bitcoin debit card market, what makes it tick and in what direction it will develop.
Why Bitcoin Debit Cards is a Small, But Promising Industry Sector
Prepaid debit cards will be subjected to tightened regulations by October 2017, users can top up their cards using Bitcoin.
Prepaid Debit Cards to Be Heavily Regulated, Bitcoin Cards Will Become Alternative