HTC Partners with Bitcoin.com, Bringing Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to the Exodus 1 | BTCMANAGER
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Mobile phone giant HTC has announced a partnership with Roger Ver led Bitcoin.com in order to create the capacity to store and transact with Bitcoin Cash (BCH) without an application. The integrated BCH wallet will help HTC create a simple interface for crypto transactions and Bitcoin.com for a higher number of users, as reported by Venture Beat, September 16, 2019.
Controversial Move, But Faster Transactions
A lot of people are going to be extremely unhappy that HTC has chosen to work with Bitcoin.com. A lot of Bitcoin advocates see Bitcoin.com as a “bad actor” in the space for promoting BCH over BTC.
However, merchant adoption of BCH is an obvious merit that cannot be denied. With transaction fees around $0.01 and zero-confirmation transactions, which is safe for small amounts, BCH is gaining traction and living up to its motto of being peer to peer cash.
HTCs Phil Chen believes that the Exodus vision was always supportive of public blockchains, and its core ideology rests in using crypto as money. Chen is happy to partner with Bitcoin.com to integrate BCH as a payment rail.
This is just the first step of the partnership. HTC plans to give discounts for those purchasing the phone with BCH, and Bitcoin.com plans to offer the phone for sale on its store.
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