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Spanish Banking Fintech Launches Visa-Friendly EU Crypto Debit Card

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By CCN: 2gether, based in the EU, announced today that it's launching a Visa debit card which will enable users to convert crypto to fiat via ATM quickly. The card itself doesn't charge a fee to make these transactions, but there is a fee involved in exchanging the crypto and whatever fees the ATM itself may charge. The card is issued by a registered money transmitter based in Spain. No...

Visa Crackdown on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Debit Cards Has No Big Impact

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Visa, the $270 billion financial service provider and credit card network, has terminated its partnership with Wave Crest, a Gibraltar-based digital payment processing company, effectively disabling bitcoin and cryptocurrency debit cards. TenX, Xapo, Coins.ph, Bitwala, BitPay, CryptoPay, Users All Affected All of the bitcoin and cryptocurrency debit card service providers including TenX, Xapo...

Wirex Launches Free Bitcoin Virtual Debit Card

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Wirex gets it.  Cryptos are only as valuable as the accompanying level of usability. Is this what mass adoption of bitcoin looks like? UK-based group Wirex is now offering a free virtual debit card through its pre-existing app. A user can easily download the app, register their account, download the card and then choose to load it with a variety of currency options.(Currently EUR, GBP, USD or BTC...

BitPay Launches Bitcoin Debit Card Valid in All 50 US States

Bitcoin payments processor BitPay has unveiled a new bitcoin debit card that will enable users to make payments at any Visa point-of-sale (POS) terminals and withdraw cash at Visa ATMs, anywhere across the United States. BitPay has launched its new BitPay Visa card, a debit card that will be available for users in all 50 of the United States. The payments provider also revealed that the bitcoin...

Alternet Systems to Launch Bitcoin Debit Card

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Alternet Systems, Inc. announced an agreement with Wildcard Consulting Inc. to launch the first U.S. based Bitcoin debit card. The system will be designed to operate in full compliance with Banking and Federal guidelines. The first debit card product will allow consumers the option to access their bitcoins and other digital currencies. It will be the first platform capable of exchanging Digital...

CoinJar Trials Consumer-Friendly Bitcoin Debit Card in Australia

I am persuaded that the Bitcoin economy should become "real," with less speculation and more use as a currency to buy goods, so I welcome innovations that make spending Bitcoin easy for consumers. Australian company CoinJar unveiled the country's first Bitcoin debit card, which seems especially user-friendly and integrated with the existing Australian payment infrastructure...

Are Fees Killing the Bitcoin Debit Card Dream?

For the past five years, Bitcoin users have been innovating and creating better ways to make Bitcoin accessible to everybody. In the beginning, it was near impossible to exchange U.S. Dollars for Bitcoin. Now, of course, we use one click of a button on Coinbase, and our transaction completes. It’s fast, easy and simple. There’s another frontier ahead though that puts users in a difficult boat:...

Ken Lo, CEO of ANX, Hong Kong Bitcoin Exchange Talks Bitcoin Debit Cards

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Hong Kong Bitcoin Exchange ANX recently announced that they would be issuing the world’s first Bitcoin Debit Card. The first round of debit cards have been shipped to verified users, second rounds will be shipped this week, and I wanted to speak with someone at ANX about the announcement along with their plans. Ken Lo, Chief Executive Officer for ANX, took time to sit down with CCN to talk about...

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