Russia-based worldwide online payment processing company ChronoPay announced today its clients can start to use bitcoin. Clients of ChronoPay include dozens of leading charitable organizations Greenpeace and WWF, MTS and Tele2, cellular service providers which operate on a federal level and high-profile media outlets the Moscow Times and Kommersant. There also thousands of various enterprises such as Afisha.ru and Far-eastern Energy Company.
All of them now have the technical capacity to receive payments in bitcoin via their websites.
For a long time, I have been extremely skeptical about bitcoin and blockchain, including criticizing these initiatives in public, I hate the Komsomol very much, but having thoroughly studied the subject, I apologize to everyone – I’ve changed my point of view radically. It is a real revolution in the payment industry probably and we will do everything to participate in this movement. The first and simplest step out of our planned steps in this direction is to support payments in bitcoin.
ChronoPay is an international processing company that has been working in the field of payments processing of bank cards and other payment instruments on the internet since 2003. The ChronoPay payment platform provides the opportunity to accept bank cards for international payment systems such as VISA, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Maestro and other popular regional payment systems.
ChronoPay payment gateway supports 158 currencies, which allows you to arrange payment on the websites of any country in the world almost. The company meets the security standard PCI DSS and is one of the leading providers of online payments in Russia.