netTalk Becomes the First VoIP Provider to Accept Cryptocurrencies
netTalk announced that they will accept cryptocurrency payments. With this announcement, it becomes the first Voice over Internet protocol ( VoIP ) provider to accept cryptocurrencies. According to the announcement, they will accept payments in the form of Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin.
After the announcement, all netTALK products and services will have the Crypto Payment Feature on them. This includes the new ezLINQ device, 4G LTE wireless service, and netTALK’s Smartphone App.
All these apps are available for both Android and iOS. Users can buy TALK credits easily via netTALK’s CONNECT portal after setting up an account online. Upon downloading the netTALK CONNECT – TALK app, users can see their TALK credit balance. With this, users can call landlines and mobile phones across the world, at the best rates.
The company’s aim is to provide mobile consumers with more freedom of choice. The company has also incorporated few latest technologies. They have replaced landline telephones with ultra-low cost digital alternatives which are affordable home and on-the-go digital phone services. These ensure that users get to enjoy clear quality calls with friends and family.
Their latest offering is the device called ezLINQ, a VoIP ATA and mini-WiFi router combined into one compact device. This enables users to make crystal clear calls over the internet using any standard handset phone.
With the increase in the cryptocurrency market more and more industries are turning towards crypto-payments it is considered to be a good move by the company.
They believe that it’ll ease and improve payment transactions. But the telecommunication industry has been slow to adopt digital currency payments. netTALK’s Crypto Payment Feature will be the first in the industry to serve the cryptocurrency community. This will open the company’s VoIP services to new audiences around the world.
Nick Kyriakides, co-founder, and COO at netTALK said,
“We believe in the crypto economy and blockchain technologies. This is just the first phase in a series of initiatives to integrate VoIP technology with cryptocurrency and blockchain platforms.”
He further added,
“As part of this initiative we will also be creating a new crypto team at netTALK, focusing on implementing a broad range of products and services based on blockchain technology.”
This launch is a crucial move by the company considering the fact that it is the first organization in the telecommunications industry to introduce crypto-payments.
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