You can now pay your AT & T bill using cryptocurrency thanks to a partnership between the mobile operator and the BitPay payment service. You can pay using the cryptocurrency on the AT & T website or through your myAT & T application. The AT & T announcement does not specify which cryptocurrencies to accept, but the list of currencies admitted on the BitPay website suggests that Bitcoin, Bitcoin should be supported Cash, Gemini USD, Paxos and the currency of the US dollar of Circle.
Although AT & T is proud to announce that it is the first mobile telephony operator in the United States. UU In accepting the cryptocurrency, it is far from being the first big business in general. Earlier this month, a group of retailers including Whole Foods, Nordstrom and GameStop announced that they would accept payments through the cryptocurrency through the Flexa payment network.
However, in the past, at least one retailer withdrew support for cryptocurrency payments due to "high rates and volatility". Steam, which started accepting Bitcoin in 2016, also used BitPay as a payment partner, but later announced that support for the cryptocurrency would end by the end of 2017.
And even when companies accept cryptocurrencies, there is data that They suggest that few people get upset. Just months after PornHub announced that it would allow users to pay for pornography using cryptocurrency last year, Hard Fork reported that they ended up making less than one percent of their total payments.