Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange Zebpay now supports Lightning payments. The exchange announced the news via a blog post, where it claims to be the “first major exchange” to enable Lightning payments for its users.

Per the report, Zebpay users can now login into their wallet and use their bitcoin balances to make micro-purchases for free.

“Making Bitcoin technology widely accessible is a key component of our roadmap. Today, with the integration of the Lightning Network, we have taken yet another step in this direction,” Zebpay’s CEO Ajeet Khurana explained in the release.

Wider Adoption of Crypto

Zebpay believes Lightning payments can drive widespread adoption of bitcoin across the globe by making it easier to make payments for goods and services without fees.

The post reads:

“Zebpay would bear the transaction cost for all lightning transactions done from its wallet and continue to evangelize this technology.”

To start using Lightning, Zebpay users have to sign into their wallets and enable the Lightning tab….

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Source: https://thebitcoinnews.com/zebpay-integrates-bitcoin-lightning-payments-on-its-mobile-app/