You can now pay with cryptocurrencies for petrol, coffee, sandwiches and even donuts! at 175 fuel stations in Australia.
- It’s now possible to pay with crypto at gas a term used on the Ethereum platform that refers to a unit of measuring the computational effort of conducting transactions or smart contracts, or launch DApps in the Ethereum network. It is the “fuel” of the Ethereum network. *see Gas Limit and Gas Price. stations in Australia
- An agreement between Crypto.com y OTR (On The Run) made it possible
- You can buy gasoline, light meals and even donuts.
En abril, la operadora de gasolineras On The Run, OTRhad reported that would soon accept cryptocurrency s to pay for gasoline and other goods, including doughnuts. Krispy Kreme at 175 service stations OTR through a partnership with Crypto.com and the payment terminal provider DataMesh Group Pty Ltd .
Ahora el proyecto es una realidad: desde ya las estaciones de servicio permiten a los usuarios de Crypto.com scan a QR code the action of coding is to write programming statements for a program. at a payment terminal DataMesh which will be linked to a wallet a place where cryptocurrency users can store, send and receive digital assets. of Crypto.com. After the user selects the type of cryptocurrency they would like to use, the payment is instantly settled to the merchant in Australian dollars.
Currently, the option a contract giving the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell an underlying asset or instrument at a specified strike price. is only available in Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia, but Peregrine Corp the owner of OTR, plans to roll out the feature to an additional 250 locations nationwide, including stores Krispy Kreme in SA and the Northern Territory.
“The OTR story is all about giving customers choice and making life easier. The decision to offer cryptocurrency cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that use cryptographic technologies to secure their operation. payments focuses on this story, offering our customers convenience in the way they pay, whether it’s cash, card or cryptocurrency.” said the executive chairman of Peregrine, Yasser Shahin, in a statement.
Australia and crypto
The project starts in a country of great interest in cryptocurrencies. Australian research firm Roy Morgan said more than 1 million Australians owned at least one type of cryptocurrency in April 2022, at an average individual value of USD $20,000. Other research shows that more than half of consumers and businesses surveyed want to transact in cryptocurrencies, and a third of Australian businesses say they are ready now or will be ready within a year.
The general manager of Crypto.com for Asia-Pacific, based in Melbourne, Karl Mohan, said Australia is poised for a cryptocurrency revolution as consumers and businesses push to use cryptocurrencies as an everyday payment alternative to cash cash is the most liquid form of money: physical coins and banknotes in the most narrow sense of the term. or credit.
“Our latest research shows that 55% of merchants and consumers want to transact in crypto and this innovation within OTR stores is bringing these ambitions to life and ensuring Australia is at the forefront of the evolution of crypto payments “, said Mohan.
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