Buying digital assets will only be available to users of the EasyID app, which was launched by the British postal service in August
Post offices in the U.K. will begin selling cryptocurrency next week using vouchers from decentralized cryptocurrency exchange Swarm Markets, CoinDesk reported. UK residents will be able to buy vouchers and then activate them on the trading platform, exchanging them for bitcoin and Ethereum.
Only users of the EasyID identity verification app, which was launched by the British postal service in August of this year, will be able to purchase digital assets.
In 2019, the Liechtenstein Postal Service began trading bitcoin. When digital coins are purchased, residents of the European republic receive a physical wallet with encryption keys. In 2020, sales of the first cryptocurrency started in more than 3,500 post offices in Australia.