remittances

Bitcoin Cash House Ghana Finds Liquidity Provider, Seeks to Partner With Mobile Money Services

</header> <strong>Bitcoin Cash House Ghana has announced they’ve found a liquidity provider for converting between <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> and Ghanaian cedi, and are now preparing to furnish their building and move in, preparing for official launch on March 1. A new read.cash post from organizer Kousha detailed the status of the project …

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Curious About Bitcoin, Nigerians See Increasing Opportunities to Buy and Spend Cryptocurrencies

</header> <strong>Higher prices since the start of the year have been restoring popular interest in cryptocurrencies. Google searches for “bitcoin” have increased since December to about half of those registered in June last year. There’s one country that sticks out as a benchmark for the indicator. Nigeria has consistently topped the chart in the past …

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BCH Latam: Creating a Viral Feedback Loop for Mass Adoption With Bitcoin Cash

</header> <strong>This week news.Bitcoin.com spoke with George Donnelly from the <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> Latam initiative about his plan to help the people of Latin America “achieve greater individual liberty and prosperity.” Donnelly explained the <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> Latam initiative aims to generate greater financial inclusion through mass adoption systems …

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Digital Remittances Reach Record High of $96 Billion, Fees Charged by Traditional Providers Open Door for Cryptocurrencies

</header> <strong>In a globalized world where labor follows capital, the remittance industry has been growing constantly in both volume and users. Traditional providers like banks and money transfer companies have been charging high fees for their services which creates opportunities for alternative digital platforms and decentralized cryptocurrencies. </strong> Also read: Russians Can Use Qiwi, Sberbank, …

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Bitspark Fades Out Following COO Maxine Ryan’s Departure

Hong Kong-based remittance startup Bitspark is shutting down next month. CEO and co-founder George Harrap announced Monday that the company, with operations in Hong Kong, the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam, would be permanently shuttering its doors on March 4. Customers will have until that day to freely withdraw their funds; customers can request withdrawals for …

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Thai Bank Launches App For Instant Cross-Border Payments Powered By Ripple

Thailand’s oldest bank Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) has partnered with Ripple to create a mobile application powered by blockchain to deliver instant, low-cost cross-border payments.  Per a Jan. 8 blog post from Ripple, the app — known as SCB Easy —  was demoed in December during Ripple’s annual customer event, Swell. The demo reportedly demonstrated …

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Indian State of Kerala to Produce 20,000 Blockchain Specialists in 2 Years

</header> <strong>Beijing’s sudden rush into blockchain development and digital currency hasn’t gone unnoticed. From America to Europe and back to Asia, governments have started thinking about this new racetrack in more serious terms. India has a history of tensions with China, although the countries have a lot in common as well. The two regional rivals …

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Remittances Partnership to Use Cambodia Central Bank’s Blockchain System

Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) on cross-border payments and remittances. On Oct. 16, Malaysian business news outlet The Edge Markets reported that the largest bank in Malaysia, Maybank, will work together with the National Bank of Cambodia to promote cross-border payments and …

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How Cryptocurrencies Can Mitigate Some of Brexit’s Negative Effects

</header> <strong>Brexit, the European divorce saga</strong> <strong>that has been going on for years, has created a lot of headaches for politicians and ordinary people on both sides of the Channel. The process of Britain leaving the European Union is now heading towards another one of its deadlines while London and Brussels are trying to separate …

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