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Dish Network to accept Bitcoin payments any time now

Dish Network is set to become among the biggest companies to accept Bitcoin payments.

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Published Thu, May 29 2014 2:28 PM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:15 PM CDT

Popular US satellite TV company Dish Network is planning to accept Bitcoin payments as soon as the third quarter.

Dish plans to use Coinbase's Instant Exchange, where users will be able to switch bitcoins for US dollars. This means customers will be able to tap into their Bitcoin wallets to pay online bills.

Dish Network to accept Bitcoin payments any time now | TweakTown.com

According to Dish, this would make it the biggest company so far to accept the currency for payments.

As we've mentioned before, Bitcoin is slowly but surely entering the mainstream discourse - no longer is the cryptocurrency solely for the use of enthusiasts , but a viable alternative, with TigerDirect just one company that recently began accepting Bitcoin payments.

NEWS SOURCE:uk.reuters.com

Tamlin Magee is based in London. His name can be found around the web and in print, and he's mostly interested in the ways the rapid rate of technological development is affecting us and our surroundings.

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