Global Payments to Offer Bitcoin Acceptance With Referral Agreement With BitPay

Global Payments to Offer Bitcoin Acceptance With Referral Agreement With BitPay

Freshly-announced: one of the largest worldwide payment providers, Global Payments Inc., announced today that they have signed a referral agreement with Atlanta, Georgia-based BitPay. This new agreement will allow Global Payments to include bitcoin acceptance into their arsenal, and allow their network of merchants to easily accept bitcoin, which has certainly been a growing phenomenon in the world of finance lately, it seems. "We focus on delivering innovative products and services to our global customer base, and this relationship provides us the ability to offer our merchants an....


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