In Argentina, Athena Bitcoin installed the first cryptocurrency ATM that works with dollars in that country. For more information, Cointelegraph spoke in Spanish with Dante Galeazzi, Country Manager at Athena Bitcoin Argentina.
“We installed the first cryptocurrency ATM that works with dollars in the country. the same It was installed in Walmart Constituyentes (Autonomous City of Buenos Aires) and allows users to buy and sell Bitcoin for dollars. The price will be posted on our website soon, but you can also consult us on our social networks because it is dynamic, “said Galeazzi.
The company has also started expanding in the interior of Argentina. He explained: “During these months we were able to install machines in Cordoba, Mendoza and Neuquén. In these provinces, we install ATMs in Walmart stores“”
Indeed, Athena Bitcoin has already installed 12 ATMs in Argentina, ten of which are currently in operation. “Users can see which are active on our website and the final price for cryptocurrencies,” said Galeazzi.
Regarding future plans, he said: “Before the quarantine, we planned to increase the number of ATMs across the country to 25. However, we are currently waiting for the necessary conditions to be restored to reactivate this initiative. We believe that once normality is restored, that is, when the public space is reopened and users are more mobile, we can reanalyze the possibility of further installing machines in the country. ”
Especially These ATMs allow you to buy and sell Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash.
Other services in Argentina
In addition to its ATM network Athena has a personalized OTC service. Galeazzi said: “It is aimed at users who have to operate large amounts of cryptocurrencies in a bank.
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