SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- BitTorrent, Inc., the company behind the world's most popular P2P communications protocol and products, namely BitTorrent and µTorrent, today announced that customers can pay for its popular Pro and Ads Free products in TRX, BNB, and BTC. With the help of CoinPayments.net, a leading integrated payment gateway provider for cryptocurrencies, BitTorrent introduces decentralized currencies into one of the world's largest decentralized applications.
"BitTorrent joins a growing list of online companies whose products and services accept TRX as payment," said Justin Sun, Founder of TRON and CEO of BitTorrent. "With BitTorrent's over 100 million users, the move helps increase the use of TRX in online marketplaces while giving consumers more options to unlock value from BitTorrent's premium products."
Holders of the leading cryptocurrencies can purchase one-year subscriptions of BitTorrent or µTorrent products, including Ads Free and Pro for Windows. Pro includes anti-virus and anti-malware screening, file converting and playability in HD. Users can visit bittorrent.com or utorrent.com to learn more.
Founded with a leading peer-to-peer sharing technology standard in 2004, BitTorrent, Inc. is a consumer software company based in San Francisco. Through a suite of distributed technologies that scale efficiently, BitTorrent enables users to send large files over the internet through its popular peer-to-peer sharing protocol, enabling legitimate third party content providers to connect with users.
BitTorrent's desktop and mobile products are installed on hundreds of millions of new devices each year across 138 countries worldwide.
TRON is dedicated to accelerating the decentralization of the Internet through blockchain technology and decentralized applications. The company is one of the world's leading public chains and following the acquisition of BitTorrent in July 2018, the world's largest decentralized network.
Founded in September 2017 by Justin Sun, the company has delivered a series of achievements, including Mainnet launch on May 2018, network independence on June 2018, and TRON Virtual Machine launch on August 2018.