McDonald’s is conducting an experiment with сryptocurrency in a European city with a population of 63,000 people. It is also possible to pay with stabelcoin USDT
McDonald’s restaurant in Swiss Lugano began to accept cryptocurrency as payment. Bitcoin Magazine published a video of ordering in this restaurant on its Twitter. McDonald’s accepts Bitcoin and stabelcoin USDT from Tether.
In March 2022, the city of Lugano recognized Bitcoin, USDT and LVGA token as a means of payment. The city also signed a memorandum of understanding with Tether. In that memorandum, the company created two funds – $106 million to support crypto startups and $3 million for local stores and businesses.
Local residents can pay taxes with cryptocurrency. It is assumed that in the future they will also be able to pay in digital assets for parking tickets, utility bills and university tuition. Our experts note that already now more than 200 stores and businesses will accept cryptocurrency for products and services.