26 Sep '16, 7pm

Bitcoin Users Can Now Pay Electricity Bills with Bitcoin in Japan

Bitcoin users in Japan can now pay their electric bills with their favourite cryptocurrency and save money as well. The mainstream acceptance of Bitcoin is growing with time and in Japan, where Bitcoin has official currency status, Bitcoin has just taken another great leap. ResuPress Inc. the company which operates Coincheck, a Bitcoin payment service, has partnered with Mitsuwa Industry Co. Ltd to allow Japanese users to pay utility bills with Bitcoin. Coincheck Denki (electricity) will be launching in November 2016 and will enable users to pay electric bills with Bitcoin. Heavy Bitcoin users to save 4-6% on electric bill Coincheck Denki has two plans on offer for customers. One plan is for light users and the other for heavy users. We talked to Kagayaki Kawabata , the Business Development Lead at Coincheck about how they plan to classify users. He says to CoinTelegraph: ...

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