The number of cryptocurrency ATMs installed in the world exceeded 3500. This is evidenced by the data service Coinatmradar.
According to the service, at the time of writing, the worldwide installed 3503 ATMs for bitcoins. Of these, 1846 (about 52.7 per cent) support oldoini: 49% of the ATMs to support litecoin and 32.1% ether. New line achieved 17 months after the total amount set in the world of bitcoin ATMs exceeded 1000 in 2017.
Most of all cryptocurrency ATMs are concentrated in North America: 2594 device, or for 74, 05% of the total in the world. For North America is followed by Europe — in her United Kingdom and Austria, followed by those in Russia and Spain.
It is noteworthy that despite the decline in the prices of bitcoin in the first quarter, when the price of bitcoin has fallen by more than 50 percent, manufacturers continue to set up new bitcoin ATMs, and the pace of installation of such devices is increasing. In may, the installation rate of cryptomate increased by 66%, from 5.8 to the current 8.91 units per day. The market is dominated by two manufacturers: American company Genesis Coin (33,69%) and the European General Bytes (26,89%).
Currently, there are two types of devices: one-way and two-way ATMs. Bilateral ATMs allow customers to buy and sell cryptocurrency, while unilateral machine is only for purchases. It should be noted that the market share of bilateral machines also increased from 35.32% to 37.03%.
We will remind, in the end of last year it became known that more than 2900 ATMs Australia will soon start to support transactions in bitcoins.
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