Switzerland’s largest online retailer now accepting Bitcoin (BTC)


  • Digitec and Galaxus are now accepting cryptocurrencies as payment methods via their respective sites.
  • Multiple cryptocurrencies can be selected for settlement, such as; Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Bitcoin Cash SV (BSV), Ethereum (ETH), (XRP), Binance Coin (BNB), Litecoin (LTC), TRON (TRX), OmiseGo (OMG), and NEO (NEO).

 

Digitec and Galaxus customers are now able to pay with Bitcoin shopping online. Other than BTC, they are also accepting other altcoins; Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Bitcoin Cash SV (BSV), Ethereum (ETH), (XRP), Binance Coin (BNB), Litecoin (LTC), TRON (TRX), OmiseGo (OMG), and NEO (NEO).

Digitec co-founder Oliver Herren and Chief Innovation Officer. “We wanted to do that for a long time, but the effort was too long for a long time.”

“Cryptocurrencies are fascinating and could become a relevant means of payment in e-commerce. We would like to support this development.”

Customers at the point of checkout will be given the payment option of cryptocurrencies. They will then auto-directed to payment gateway of Coinify, where customers can select specific crypto coin to pay with. Customers will then be given an exchange rate which will be fixed for 15 minutes.

 

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