Bitspark Makes Bitcoin Remittances to Indonesia Possible

Bitspark Makes Bitcoin Remittances to Indonesia Possible

Back in November, Hong Kong based Cryptocurrency Exchange Bitspark Limited unveiled the first ever end-to-end Bitcoin remittance solution: A much needed service that would allow Hong Kong's population to gain easy access to the advantages bitcoin offers when compared to conventional remittance services to transfer money to the Philippines. They're now extending their services from the Philippines to also serve Indonesia. The numbers behind the demand. According to the Hong Kong Government's website, more than 165,000 Indonesians and about 169,000 from the Philippines were residing in Hong....


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