SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BitTorrent Inc., a leader in peer-to-peer protocols and products, announced that CoinPayments now supports BitTorrent (BTT), enabling millions of customers to use BitTorrent (BTT) to purchase goods and services from hundreds of online merchants.
BitTorrent, which already works closely with CoinPayments to accept TRON (TRX), Bitcoin (BTC), and Binance (BNB) for its premium products, today announced that customers can also pay in BitTorrent (BTT). One-year subscriptions for BitTorrent and µTorrent plans offer file conversion, streaming in HD quality and protection from virus and malware.
"Coming this summer, BitTorrent Speed will be implemented into our popular Windows-based µTorrent Classic client to create a healthier ecosystem and a foundation where content creators can distribute their work directly across the web," said Justin Sun, founder of TRON and CEO of BitTorrent. "In advance of this highly anticipated release, we look forward to working with CoinPayments and other partners to make BitTorrent (BTT) liquid in the online marketplace before BTT is fully integrated into our desktop and mobile products."
Users who are interested in receiving real-time updates about BitTorrent Speed, BTT, and upcoming product launches can follow the company's official social media channels on Facebook, Twitter, and Telegram.
Founded in 2013 CoinPayments now supports payments for bitcoin and over 1,000 altcoins for 2.3 million business and user accounts across 182 countries. Its platform offers prebuilt plugins and integrations for all the major ecommerce platforms, including Shopify, Woocommerce and Magento. With hosted wallets, conversion and fiat settlement functionality, CoinPayments leads the way in furthering the adoption of cryptocurrencies.
About TRON and BitTorrent, Inc.
Founded in 2004, BitTorrent, Inc. is the largest decentralized peer-to-peer network in the world, with over 100 million active users driving 22% of upstream and 3% of downstream traffic globally.
TRON is dedicated to creating a boundary-free internet that inspires innovation across industries. TRON, one of the largest blockchain protocols, offers high throughput, high scalability, and high availability for all Decentralized Applications (DApps). The ecosystem is governed by Super Representatives and the community.
SOURCE BitTorrent, Inc.