Remittance Startup Bitspark Drops Bitcoin Over Network Fees (news.bitcoin.com)

This week the Hong Kong-based bitcoin remittance provider, Bitspark, has announced the firm is switching its services over to the Bitshares blockchain instead of using bitcoin because it is “better suited for the company’s business.”
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Bitpesa CEO Claims Bitcoin-Based Remittance Companies Have Reduced Costs by 75% (news.bitcoin.com)

Bitpesa founder and CEO, Elizabeth Rossiello, has claimed that bitcoin-based remittance services have reduced the costs of international payments by 75%, and reduced the average time of settlement from 12 days to approximately 12 hours. Rossiello also discussed the African cryptocurrency economy and changing

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Remitano Expands Bitcoin Remittance Services Into Nigeria, Kenya, and Tanzania (news.bitcoin.com)

Cryptocurrency exchange Remitano has expanded beyond Asia to offer its bitcoin remittance services to millions of citizens in Africa.
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Remitano Now Provides Remittance Services to More Than 10 Different Nations
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Bitcoin Startup Expands U.S.-Mexico Remittance Corridor With New Partners (bitcoinmagazine.com)

Denver-based bitcoin remittance startup bridge21 announced that it has added 38 new banks to its partner bank roster to enable more U.S.-based individuals to make international money transfers from the U.S. to Mexico.bridge21’s new banking partners include Bank of America, Citibank, Chase, Fidelity, SunTrust Bank, TD Bank and Wells Fargo, among others. The new additions increased the startup’s partner bank network to 58 banks and credit unions in the U.S.To…

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