Bitcoin Accepted! Japanese Users can Soon Pay Utility Bills with the Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Accepted! Japanese Users can Soon Pay Utility Bills with the Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin exchange and services firm Coincheck will soon enable Japanese citizens to pay utility bills with bitcoin. Bills will be cheaper, compared to payments made through traditional means. Come November 2016, users in Japan will be able to pay their electricity bills with bitcoin. The feature, called Coincheck Denki (Electricity), stems from a broad new partnership between ResuPress Inc., parent company of bitcoin exchange and services provider Coincheck & Mitsuwa Industry Co. Ltd., a prominent energy provider in Japan with a presence of 76 years in the country. Coincheck will begin....


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