The representatives of the Shift Payments said on completion of the programme service for debit cards customers of American cryptocurrency company Coinbase. Since the April 11 card will become invalid, according to The Block.

Note that the Issuer, the bitcoin card networks Visa and Mastercard were Metropolitan Commercial Bank.

“We expect to restart the program and submit a new map in the near future”, — emphasized in Shift Payments.

The reason for the suspension of the program remain unknown.

Recall, bitcoin debit cards became available to users of Coinbase in November 2015.

Coinbase launched the first debit card in the USA

— ForkLog (@ForkLog) 22 Nov 2015

It is noteworthy that by the end of January 2016 the volume of transactions via active cards exceeded $1 million.

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