CashApp integrated Lightning Network payments to most of their customers in the USA. This might prove to be monumental for the Bitcoin network. The rumor has been circulating for months, but, the wait is finally over. “Lightning Network is now available on Cash App. It’s the fastest, free way to pay anyone in bitcoin,” tweeted the company.
They also announced, “At this time New York residents aren’t eligible for Lightning.” So, you know, thanks BitLicense!
The news only hit CashApp‘s Twitter, it hasn’t appeared on their website or any of their other official channels. In any case, the program is just beginning and it’s still limited. For example, “you can pay Lightning Invoices with Cash App, but can’t generate them through Cash App for other people to pay.”