Thousands of Bitcoin will be sold at stores in the U.S. Their sale will be carried out at new kiosks installed by Coinstar co. A Bitcoin ATM provider company called CoinMe offers the facilities of Bitcoin purchase with the cooperation of Coinstar company.
CoinMe, located in Washington, verified its operation in the press on January, 17. It started its activity in April 2014 as the first Bitcoin ATM provider.
CoinMe Bitcoin Sale through Coinstar Kiosks
Thousands of new Kiosks enable Bitcoin purchase as the most popular digital market capital for those interested. CoinMe is the first supplier company of Bitcoin ATMs in the U.S. which received the U.S license in this regard. Currently, this company is developing ATMs in the field of cryptography across the world. The exact scope of providing such devices has not been specified. Coinstar, itself, intends to start 2000 kiosks.
Neil Bergquist, CoinMe Co-Founder, and CEO stated that:
“We are happy to cooperated Coinstar to offer a simple and comfortable method of Bitcoin purchase to the customers during their daily activities. Bitcoin is now available at grocery stores through Coinstar kiosks. This provision will simplify the customers’ cooperation in this new dynamic economy.”
These machines would let purchasing more than $2500 Bitcoins in a few steps including:
Going to the Coinstar kiosk, selecting “Buy Bitcoin,” accepting transaction terms and entering the cell phone number.
Inserting the paper money into the cash acceptor (to the amount more than $2500)
Receiving a voucher with a Bitcoin redemption code (money cashing code)
visiting www.coinme.com/redeem to create CoinMe account, or entering the CoinMe account to claim the money.
If Bitcoin becomes available in all 20000 locations, this cooperation will lead to a five times increase of Bitcoin ATMs.
According to the information by CoinATMRadar supervision source, the U.S currently owns 2488 Bitcoin ATMs and includes about 60% of their total numbers.
Jim Gaherty, the CEO of Coinstar told in this regard that: “this company has always searched for new methods to supply values for the customers.”
A study published in September 2018 shows that Bitcoin ATMs should be worth $145 million in the past five years as an industry in the world.
The businesses have faced some difficulties in the field of encryption recently. Lamassu, one of Bitcoin ATM providers, moved to Switzerland objecting to undesirable supervisory conditions in administrative domains.
Switzerland has launched a perspective following supporting this part. Switzerland banks demand integration with encryption. It currently has 46 Bitcoin ATMs besides ticket offering devices at each station which can sell Bitcoin too.
There was a news in the last week stating that Tabac stores have addressed selling Bitcoin to cryptocurrency fans. These stores are ubiquitous and famous in France. It can alleviate the peoples’ access to encryption industry.