The number of Bitcoin ATMs in the world has now reached a new milestone of more than 6,000. The CoinATMRadar online resource shows that there are currently 6,004 machines installed worldwide, including over 65% in the United States. In addition, 108 machines were deployed this month and the data shows that the average daily number of Bitcoin ATMs installed is 11, the fastest pace recorded this year. More than three quarters of the machines installed in the world are in North America, nearly 20% in Europe and only 2% in Asia.
There are 3,924 ATMs in the United States, 653 in Canada, 272 and 189 respectively in the United Kingdom and Austria. This shows that the industry is experiencing significant growth. Bitcoin ATMs, sometimes referred to as BTMs, allow the user to purchase BTC, while more than 35% of machines have bidirectional capabilities that can sell spot crypto. In mid-October, Bitstop, a BTM company, installed such a machine at Miami International Airport.
«For reasons of convenience and security, more and more people prefer to travel with Bitcoin than with money. The Miami International Airport is the perfect place to allow our customers to convert easily their dollars in Bitcoins, and vice versa, when traveling home or abroad». However, not everyone seems happy about the growing popularity of Bitcoin ATMs, especially in the United States.
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