According to CoinATMRadar, the amount of active Bitcoin-ATMs all over the world exceeded 6 000 at the first time. By the way, three quarters of these devices locate in the USA and Canada, as bitcoin doubler 2x has found out.
As the last data say, today in the world are installed 6 004 BTMs, and more than 65% of them locate in the United States of America. Besides, only this month 108 machines have been installed, what is more, about 11 new BTMs are set all over the world every day.
More than three quarters of devices situate in North America, almost 20% are in Europe and just 2% – in Asia. There are 3 924 BTMs in the USA, 653 machines are in Canada, in Great Britain locate 272 devices and Australia has 189 BTMs.
All over the world total number of Bitcoin-ATMs increased about by 1 000 devices since July, what tells about significant growth of industry. BTMs let users buy cryptocurrencies, although, just 35% of them provide an opportunity of reverse exchange of cryptocurrencies for cash.
In July, it became known that Canadian cryptocurrency platform Coinsquare bought the controlling stake in software maker Just Cash. Then they have informed that the purchase will allow the company to deploy cryptocurrency transactions in traditional ATMs in the United States.
By the way, in July Chicago cryptocurrency OTC platform DigitalMint installed BTMs in 20 Circle K shops within a pilot program in American states Arizona and Nevada. At the beginning of this year Cinme and Coinstar also expanded in the USA an opportunity of Bitcoin purchasing for cash and in spring they settled more than 2 000 BTC kiosks for cash purchases.