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Thanks to a partnership between Centrapay and Coca Cola Amatil it will now be possible to pay with Bitcoin at vending machines


A partnership has been established between Centrapay and Coca Cola Amatil that will allow Bitcoin (BTC) payments at vending machines.

Coca Cola Amatil is the largest distributor and bottler of this drink in the entire Asia Pacific area and is also one of the largest bottlers in the world in the Coca Cola universe, with more than 12,000 employees spread across Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand and Fiji. , Papua New Guinea and Samoa.

They reach more than 270 million final consumers.

As to Centrapay, is a digital asset platform whose goal is to change the way consumers interact with brands and add value to products through the use of blockchain.

This association leads to the integration of Payments Bitcoin (BTC) at more than 2000 Coca-Cola vending machines located in both Australia and New Zealand, by simply scanning a QR code.

Users will be able to use Sylo Smart Wallet, which allows you to comfortably manage more than 100 different assets, so not only Bitcoin: once the drink has been chosen, it will be possible scan a QR code and pay with cryptocurrencies.

Comfort and simplicity are important elements that will facilitate the adoption of these advanced digital systems, as the CEO of Centrapay explained, Jerome Faury:

“We have solved both problems. Centrapay is a pioneer in how to enable this new Internet of value and deliver its benefits to both consumers and merchants. We are working to create a future in which people control their own data and digital identity. Brands can connect directly and ethically with people, empowering them to make the right purchasing decision, while supporting their retail partners and other distribution partners. ”

It should be remembered that Coca Cola is not new to this type of technology: some time ago, the company had implemented a solution using an authorized blockchain.

Crypto in Australia

As regards the Australian territory, a poll It showed that over 80% of people have heard of cryptocurrencies, but only 1% have used them. The main cryptocurrency on the continent is Bitcoin Cash (BCH).

Furthermore, the Australian government itself released a report several months ago on a plan for the development of the blockchain sector in the whole country.

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