03-25-2022 icon

Portsmouth City Now Accepting Bitcoin for Bill Payments

By Lucy Adegbe
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Following reports of how crypto usage is being regulated in certain regions of the world, there has been a recent announcement on Portsmouth city accepting this digital money for residents’ daily transactions. 

According to the city’s mayor, Deaglan McEachern, many residents of the city are informed about the know-how of this blockchain-based currency. The city councils are no exception to this as they have also counter-checked and realized the usefulness of this currency in enhancing the town services. 

A state’s alliance in legalizing or adopting the blockchain system of transactions into its economy is always news reflecting the growth of crypto-aspired global dominance. 

There is daily news that reads the friendly responses of different regions to cryptocurrency. However, there are still a few setbacks in some nations.

McEachern further highlighted that there are anticipated innovations that would arise in the nearest future and would employ similar technology. Hence, there wouldn’t be a need to wait for that time to become reality before allowing in a choice for this currency use.

Portsmouth city in New Hampshire will now have its bill payment option inclusive of bitcoin and other digital currencies. This proposed intention, as stated by the mayor, will not only help for exceptional services but also be a way to accord residents with more flexible and diverse expenditure selections.

McEachern also added that all cryptocurrency expenditures are required to be changed into the United state dollars instantly to help ease any effect on the town’s financial practices.