March 17, 2020 New partnership allows Coinbase debit cardholders to pay via Google Pay with cryptoassets.

The cryptoasset service provider, Coinbase, announced on Tuesday that a new partnership will enable Google Pay users to make payments with cryptoassets. Users will have to apply for a Coinbase debit card but will be able to access the service before receiving said cards. The new service is available to customers in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Belgium, Finland, France, Italy, Slovakia, Spain, Croatia, Czech Republic, Poland, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden with support extending to other European countries later in the year. According to the post, the arrangement is the first of its kind to enable cryptoasset payments through a mobile payment service.