As of this week, Unocoin users will be able to use bitcoin to load their MobiKwik.com wallet. MobiKwik, a semi closed wallet and a leading mobile wallet in India. Earlier this month, Unocoin partnered with the mobile wallet giant to let Unocoin users topup their MobiKwik wallets through bitcoin. “This partnership will help Unocoin users to use bitcoin across 50,000+ online merchants, 5000+ offline merchants and for utility bill payments through MobiKwik wallet” says Naveen C T, Head of Business Strategic Alliance at Unocoin. This service is now live on Unocoin.
Unocoin users willing to load their MobiKwik wallet using bitcoin will have to sign-in to their Unocoin account and click on the “More” => “Wallet Top-up” and choose MobiKwik wallet. Now, they would key in their mobile number associated with their MobiKwik wallet and the amount in INR that they wish to load on their MobiKwik wallet. The user will get an SMS confirming their MobiKwik wallet has loaded and an equivalent amount worth Bitcoin will be deducted from their Unocoin wallet.
NOTE: As of now, the minimum amount that can be loaded into the MobiKwik wallet using bitcoin is Rs.10/- and the maximum is Rs.2000/-