Major European Telecoms Provider Warms to Bitcoin, Sponsors Conference in Slovenia
Telekom Slovenje, the Slovenian national telecommunications provider, has told CoinTelegraph its intention to consider Bitcoin as a payment option. Telekom Slovenje provides a range of fixed line, mobile, and Internet communications services in Slovenia and mobile and Internet communications services in Macedonia and Kosovo
In a written response to our enquiry in light of the company’s sponsorship of the forthcoming Bitcoin Central and Eastern European Conference, marketing director Simon Fural said that ‘while there are many uncertainties’, they ‘shall not shut the door to Bitcoin.’ He added:
‘We aspire to be a technologically advanced service operator. Therefore we closely follow the trends and the constantly emerging new technological ideas and advanced services, and Bitcoin is certainly one of them.’
Bitcoin Foundation Board member Elizabeth Ploshay, who will be attending the conference, tweeted the decision Monday:
This post was published at Coin Telegraph on 2014-08-29.