Today, DISH started accepting Bitcoin

True to their promise to start accepting Bitcoin in Q3, DISH today opened up this payment functionality in their mydish.com

True to their promise to start accepting Bitcoin in Q3, DISH today opened up this payment functionality in their mydish.com and Hopper® Whole-Home HD DVR portals.

DISH introduced the news by featuring a young couple who spent their first 101 days travelling exclusively on Bitcoin. When they return to catch up on all their favorite TV shows, they can continue their tradition.

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DISH decided to accept Bitcoin upon popular demand: “Tech-forward chatter among many DISH subscribers spurred the big move.”

DISH has partnered with Coinbase to facilitate the payments, which will be converted to US dollars right away. It appears that DISH will not be holding onto a portion of the bitcoins.

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