Cinema Chain Amc Theaters Adds Support For Dogecoin In Mobile App
The American cinema chain AMC Theaters has integrated the ability to pay in Dogecoin (DOGE), Shiba Inu (SHIB) and other cryptocurrencies into its mobile application.
Exactly as promised, the AMC mobile app for AMC’s U.S. theatres now accepts online payments using Doge Coin, Shiba Inu, and other crypto currencies — thanks to Bitpay. Also Apple Pay, Google Pay and Paypal. To do so, you first will need to update to the latest version of our app. pic.twitter.com/MMy7SIxYbl
— Adam Aron (@CEOAdam) April 15, 2022
According to the CEO of the company, Adam Aron, the innovation was made possible thanks to the BitPay cryptocurrency processing service.
For the new feature to appear, you need to update the mobile application to the latest version.
AMC Theaters is one of the largest film distribution networks in the US and Europe. Her belongs to over 950 cinemas and 10,500 screens worldwide. She is also the operator of her own online cinema.
In September 2021, the head of the cinema chain launched a survey about adding support for Dogecoin. Twitter users supported the idea – in October, the company integrated payment for gift cards using meme-cryptocurrency.
In the same month, Aaron launched a similar survey about adding support for Shiba Inu, a clone of Dogecoin. More than 153,000 people participated in it – the idea was supported by more than 81% of respondents.
In November AMC Theaters started accepting bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin as a means of online payment. According to Aron, the company will add support for Dogecoin in the future.
As a reminder, in January 2022, AMC Theaters gave away exclusive NFTs more than 580,000 shareholders.