Zermatt, a municipality in Switzerland at the foot of the Matterhorn known for its ski resort, has started accepting bitcoin for government services. The Zermatt town hall now has a point-of-sale solution, installed by Zug-based Bitcoin Suisse, to accept the cryptocurrency. A spokesperson for the municipality has shared more details with news.Bitcoin.com.
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Swiss Municipality Accepts Bitcoin
The Swiss municipality of Zermatt now accepts bitcoin in collaboration with Zug-based crypto financial services provider Bitcoin Suisse. Zermatt is located in the district of Visp in southern Switzerland’s canton of Valais, beneath the picturesque Matterhorn. With a population of about 5,800, the town is one of the country’s most popular tourist resorts, especially for skiing. Bitcoin Suisse announced on Wednesday:
A point-of-sale solution provided by Bitcoin Suisse has been installed in the Zermatt town hall so that fees for services from local…