BitPay continues growth with the addition of Google Pay

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Global provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, BitPay has announced that US cardholders of the BitPay Prepaid Mastercard can expand their options by adding their card to Google Wallet and spend using Google Pay. 

It comes amid the continued growth of BitPay, with it previously announcing support for Apple Pay and Samsung Pay is expected soon.

“Consumers are seeking more new places and ways to spend their crypto and we want to make their experience fast, easy and secure,” said BitPay CEO Stephen Pair. “Adding Google Pay makes it easy and convenient for customers to live life on crypto and benefit from the increased value crypto provides from day-to-day items to luxury purchases.”

The BitPay Wallet app is designed to enable customers to manage, protect, track and spend 12 coins including BTC, BCH, DOGE, ETH, LTC, WBTC, XRP and stablecoins BUSD, DAI, GUSD, PAX and USDC. Customers can instantly turn crypto into dollars, which is then loaded onto the card and can be spent anywhere Mastercard debit is accepted. Cards can also be used online for purchases and to withdraw cash from ATMs.

To add the BitPay Card to Google Wallet, cardholders need to have the most recent version of the BitPay app available in the Google Store. To order the BitPay Prepaid Mastercard, click on the icon within the BitPay app.