JR East Japan railway company in collaboration with IIJ internet service provider and DeCurret crypto exchange will develop a platform for tickets buying for cryptocurrency. Local TV channel ANN News informs about this.
Investment resource has got to know that passengers will be able to use the platform`s services just on railway stations with the help of smart-card Suica. It will support Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and XRP cryptocurrencies, and also J Coin stablecoin from bank giant Mizuho Financial Group. The same assets are available on DeCurret exchange.
“Before, cash was universal means of payment, but we are going to cashless payments”, – Managing Director of JR East Shinobu Noguchi noted.