Below are some of the largest companies in the world that accept Bitcoin as a form of payment. You’ll also find 30 other companies that accept Bitcoin. Some of which you may be familiar with.
PayPal blazed an early trail in the world of eCommerce by providing a secure platform for online transactions. They recently partnered with Braintree to allow its millions of users to use Bitcoin to buy, sell, or transfer funds.
Dell, considered by many as a computer giant, is one of the largest vendors of tech products in the world. Laptops, sound systems, monitors, you name it – you can buy it with Bitcoin at Dell.
One of the world’s largest platforms for web development, WordPress was an early adopter of Bitcoin. Since 2012, they have allowed users to make payments with the currency. In their announcement, they said they were opening their doors to Bitcoin specifically to reach parts of the world where traditional payment networks cannot reach, due to government interference or corporate bureaucracy.
Major cable provider DISH Network announced it would begin accepting Bitcoin payments in 2014. DISH is reportedly worth over $13 billion dollars making it what some are calling the largest company to deal in Bitcoin.
Open-source online encyclopedia Wikipedia is now accepting Bitcoin through a new partnership with CoinJolt. The Wikimedia Foundation, which owns and curates Wikipedia, announced on its official blog that it is now accepting donations in the digital currency. They accept 13 different payment methods enabling donations from nearly every country in the world, adding one more: Bitcoin.
- Subway – Eat Fresh
A Subway customer named Andrew Torpedo found out that a Subway near him was accepting Bitcoin, he was compelled to visit the shop to see how it works for himself.
eBay confirmed plans to allow merchants with a standard account to accept Bitcoin payments through a third-party merchant account.
You can trade-in Bitcoin – at current market value – and add it to your Microsoft account. Those funds can then be used purchase content in the Windows Store, or in stores that house Xbox Games, Xbox Music or Xbox Videos.
- Apple’s App Store – Buy music and any app on the Apple AppStore with Bitcoins
Apple has finally changed its stance on Bitcoin. Six months after Apple removed Blockchain from its online App store – effectively preventing people from using the popular Bitcoin wallet app on the iPhone and the iPad – the tech giant has now allowed the app back into the store.
Amazon.com does not currently accept the use of Bitcoins directly on their website, but you can use Bitcoins for Amazon product purchases by buying an Amazon eGift card through 3rd party resellers.
Here are a list of other companies that accept Bitcoin:
- Save The Children
- Virgin Galactic
- Peach Airlines
- Mega Upload
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Book Store
- Naughty America
- Lionsgate Films
- RE/MAX London
- Magnificent Tea