On January 22, Aliant Payment Systems, an international merchant services company, which provides credit card processing and payment processing accounts for businesses worldwide, has announced adding support for Ethereum and Litecoin in addition to already possible Bitcoin payments.
— Aliant Payments (@AliantPayment) 22 January 2018
Aliant reportedly became one of the first payment processors to offer a Bitcoin solution to merchants and now the company sees the benefit of bringing other coin options to merchants to make transactions faster, lock in an exchange rate, and offer a solution with less volatility.
Ethereum was tested on the platform in the end of 2017 and is now successfully launched, and Litecoin is currently in a test fase, and Aliant Payment Systems planns add full support for Litecoin in the beginning of 2018. The company states that Litecoin can become a solution for everyday payments like supermarkets or convenience stores.
At the moment of press, these are the main parameters of Ethereum and Litecoin:
ETH. Price. $944,81
Marketcap. $91 798 381 365
24h Volume. $3 632 110 000
LTC. Price. $170,09
Marketcap. $9 335 335 363
24h Volume. $483 310 000