Swiss traders to accept cryptocurrency through Bitcoin Suisse, Worldline integration

About 85,000 traders in Switzerland can provide customers with the ability to pay in cryptocurrency thanks to a collaboration between Bitcoin Suisse and Worldline Dec. The two companies officially launched the new service after the pilot program.

Bitcoin Suisse and Worldline offer cryptocurrency payment solution for traders in Switzerland
Zug-based crypto financial services provider Bitcoin Suisse and European payments company Worldline have announced the launch of an integrated service that allows companies in Switzerland to accept large cryptocurrencies. More than 85,000 vendors on the Worldline network had the opportunity to use the “multichannel crypto payment solution”.

Swiss merchants using Worldline payment services at their point of sale and in e-commerce can offer their customers the ability to pay with bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH) in October, in addition to traditional payment methods. They are protected from the effects of market volatility, as the cryptocurrency is converted into Swiss francs immediately after confirming payments, he said in a detailed press release:

Merchants can easily download the WL crypto payments mobile app or install the Worldline payment plugin for their online store. Customers who pay with cryptocurrency can do so with the regular mobile crypto wallet app.

The two companies further explained that the platform allows prices displayed in Swiss franc denominated BTC or ETH to be set when one of the currency options is selected. The customer can then pay in cryptocurrency, while the trader ensures immediate confirmation of the transaction.

Mark Schloop, CEO of Worldline in Switzerland, said the launch of the crypto mining system meant that France-based De Bezons wanted to “be smooth and modern, created to add tangible value to traders around the world and adapt to all Sundays in which it operates.” Bitcoin Suisse CEO Arthur Vailoyan described it as a “historic landmark for promoting cryptography” in the Alpine country,

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