AMC Theatres, known as a United States-based crypto-favoring chain of movie theaters, updated the services of its mobile applications to embrace SHIB (Shiba Inu), DOGE (Dogecoin), as well as several other crypto assets for payments throughout the U.S.
Back on 12th November of the previous year, AMC initially began embracing payments in crypto, which permitted the consumers to buy movie tickets with the utilization of LTC (Litecoin), BCH (Bitcoin Cash), ETH (Ether), and BTC (Bitcoin). On 6th January this year, AMC Theatres’ chief executive officer – Adam Aron – took a pledge through a Twitter post that the platform would incorporate digital assets taking into account the meme tokens SHIB and DOGE by March.
Having a slight delay in executing the respective move, it was noted in a Twitter post that the promise has been fulfilled by the venue and it now supports the online payments through the use of Shiba Inu and Dogecoin along with the other crypto tokens with having the assistance from Bitpay. The tweet further added that Paypal, Google Pay, as well as Apple Pay are also supported by the company for payments. It mentioned that for this purpose the initial thing required from the customers is to update the unique version of their application.
In the declaration, it was revealed on the behalf of Aron that the Android, as well as iOS-based applications of AMC Theatres, could additionally embrace payments made in cryptocurrency via BitPay (a provider of payment service in Bitcoin). Nonetheless, the platform did not mention the name of the rest of the supported cryptocurrencies which have exclusively been incorporated on the behalf of the platform.
Consumers who are willing to utilize the respective feature of the company across the United States are recommended to download the updated version of AMC Theatres’ mobile application. The company that is based in Singapore and offers payments across the borders, Nium, has issued a solution based on API. The respective service has been made available in collaboration with BitPay to permit the businesses to initiate embracing payments comprising crypto assets including ETH and BTC to have a commencement with.
It was formerly reported that crypto payments by utilizing BitPay are transformed as well as sent to the accounts of merchants in the fiat currencies including U.S. dollars on the following business day.