Tagged: Blockchain

Service Downtime: A Fork in the Road

On August 1 2017, the Bitcoin network will be undergoing a contentious upgrade which, if it does not reach consensus among mining pool operators could result in a chain split. For an overview we would recommend you read this or for more detailed analysis, this. As you are aware, Bitspark…

Bitspark United Nations Mission to Tajikistan pt 2.

Tajikistan is a developing country which heavily relies on remittances. Until 2014, the share of remittances made up around 43 percent of the national GDP roughly US$ 4 billion a year, which has sharply declined to 20-25 percent in the subsequent years due to the global recession and the depreciation…

Bitspark Launches Remittances to Nigeria at rates 14.4% Better Than Competition

Today we at Bitspark are launching our services to the African continent with Nigeria as the first destination on the list and to start with a bang, our rates are 14.4% than the global FX markets used by every competitor. As the largest economy and population on the continent,…

Bitspark Signs Infrastructure Partnership with Bitssa

We are delighted today to announce that we have signed a technical infrastructure partnership with UK licensed Bitcoin Exchange Bitssa- the first cryptocurrency trading exchange to focus exclusively on emerging markets, particularly in Africa. Bitssa is launching today with support for Nigerian Naira to Bitcoin trading and will be rolling…

Bitspark Launches Bitcoin Remittances to Pakistan

Bitspark is today happy to announce we are now enabling bitcoin powered remittance transactions to Pakistan! Pakistan is a very important destination worldwide for remittances with over $15.8bn in inward remittances in 2014/15 predominantly from GCC countries. Bitspark users can now send to any of the 40+ banks…