BTCPay server, which is a self-hosted payment processor for Bitcoin, has announced support for Litecoin cryptocurrency, which became the second currency to be accepted on the service. Nicolas Dorier, the developer of BTCPay, tweeted that users are able to try Litecoin integration for their stores on testnet, and to pay an invoice part in LTC and part in BTC.
— BTCPay Server (@BtcpayServer) 9 January 2018
Moreover, at the same day, Coincards.ca, a service designed to allow Canadians to purchase gift cards from hundreds of Canadian retailers using Bitcoins, has reported that it also adds support for Litecoin cryptocurrency. A vast majority of Canadian retailers, restaurants, and hotel chains can now be payed by both Bitcoin and Litecoin via CoinCards.
— Coincards.ca (@CoinCards) 9 January 2018
Litecoin cryptocurrency seems to gain more and more popularity and a lot of services start integrating Litecoin, for instance, OpenBazaar marketplace added support for Litecoin in the end of December 2017, Australian dental clinic started accepting payments in LTC, and Bitcoinpay launched Litecoin on the platform.
At the moment of press, these are the main market parameters of Litecoin:
- Average Price: $242,45
- Market Cap: $13 260 908 341
- 24h Volume: $1 047 210 000