Coinme has announced that its partnership with Coinstar is paying out major dividends, allowing them to continue expanding their goals to make bitcoin kiosks a commonplace sight in the United States.
The partnership between the two companies began in early 2019, combining Coinme’s bitcoin ATM experience with Coinstar’s nationwide fleet of 20,000 coin-to-cash kiosks.
In a press update on April 24, 2019, Coinme stated that it has experienced “strong national momentum and growth of its mainstream digital currency business, led by a massive increase in the number of kiosks where it offers the ability to buy bitcoin.” Due to the Coinstar partnership, Coinme’s number of bitcoin ATMs has shot up from 70 to more than 2,100 bitcoin-compatible kiosks.
The initial tests of these improved kiosks were carried out in Coinstar terminals set outside small grocery stores across three U.S. states: Washington, California and Texas. Now the plan is to incorporate Coinstar machines at other grocery store chains in a total of 19 states….