Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2018, Volume: 11, Issue: 47, Pages: 1-5
Heng Han Wei and Aw Yoke Cheng
*Author for correspondence
Heng Han Wei,
Wawasan Open University, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia; [email protected]
Objectives: From the area of the research conducted, Malaysian acceptance towards the idea of online payment methods and understanding the concept of cryptocurrency has been studied. Our main area of focus was in the area of Klang Valley, which has been found that they are one of the most technological savvy people in Malaysia. Methods: One of the main areas of our research is the level of acceptance of the Malaysian market towards the idea of the cryptocurrency, which in our area of interest was Bitcoin. Findings: This research can be further used to identify the mitigating factors that influence peoples’ interest towards online payments such as debit/credit card payments and other channel such as PayPal. Technology acceptance among the Malaysian market can be the main factor that affects the use of the online payment method. Besides, it was also been found several factors that affects the consumers choice on the acceptance of the online payment, which was used as the main variable used to measurement on the level on acceptance. Application: Acceptance of Bitcoin by the Malaysian market.
Keywords: Bitcoin, Malaysian Market, Online Payment, Technology Acceptance
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