DISH – a subscription model pay-TV provider – recently announced that users can now pay for their TV subscription with Bitcoin Cash (BCH). As announced on the website of the firm, in addition to Bitcoin (BTC) that was adopted as a means of payment back in 2014, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has now been confirmed as the second digital currency payment option on the system.
About DISH Network Corporation
Since 1980, the pay-TV provider has played a very important role in the advancement of pay-TV. The firm provides services to millions of users all over the world via several subsidiaries. The services of the firm include streaming Sling TV and satellite DISD TV services.
DISH Network Corporation also operates a national in-house installation workforce, they also provide advertising solutions.
Sustaining Brand Versatility
DISH’s Bitcoin Cash (BCH) adoption came at a time when the firm is also swapping to BitPay as a new processor of blockchain payment for digital currency transactions with users. The chief operating officer and executive vice president of DISH – John Swieringa, said the addition of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) as a means of payment on the system is designed to serve users that have adopted a new way of doing business.
Allowing A Stress-Free Transition
To make payments with Bitcoin Cash (BCH) or Bitcoin (BTC), a one-time payment is carried out by DISH user via the website or the hopper DVR of the firm. After sending the exact amount in BCH or BTC, BitPay will exchange the digital currency into US dollars immediately – hence minimizing the risk of volatility associated with digital currencies.
Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Price Today – BCH / USD
Bitcoin (BTC) is presently valued at $599 after a decrease of just 0.2 percent over the past twenty-four hours. The current market cap of the digital currency is $10.25 billion and its trading volume over the past twenty-four hours is $330.08 million.