British operator bitcoin wallet and debit card Wirex will introduce contactless debit crypto card for residents of Asian countries in the second quarter of 2018. Cardholders will be able to use multi-currency accounts for quick transfer of Fiat funds (Singapore dollars, British pounds, euros and American dollars) to cryptocurrency, and also to pay for their goods and services.
In addition, payment card Wirex will support the 3D Secure technology to ensure payment security on the Internet. It is expected to issue two types of cards: plastic and virtual.
We will remind that in October of 2017 FINTECH Japanese company SBI Holdings and Wirex signed the agreement on creation of joint venture, SBI Asia Wirex. In Wirex has committed itself to provide the endeavor, expertise in blockchain technology, while SBI Holdings will focus on ensuring support and scaling in the Asian market.
A week ago, the British company began to offer the cryptocurrency debit cards in Europe. Access to the virtual cards, according to representatives of Wirex, already got everyone from the UK. Next in line are residents of France, Italy and Germany.