Bitcoin.com Teams Up With Telecom Giant HTC To Push Mobile Usage Of Crypto
HTC was in the spotlight a lot during the summer.
As you definitely know by now, the focus on crypto adoption has been going great this year, and more moves have been made that are supporting this huge goal of the crypto community.
The Taiwanese smartphone and electronic tablets maker HTC said that its blockchain-powered smartphone, Exodus would support LTC. This happened back in August.
Litecoin creator, Charlie Lee confirmed that HTC’s latest smartphone would support LTC via the second-layer payment solution, Litecoin Network (LN).
HTC says that the phone will continue to support BTC.
Bitcoin.com and HTC team up – pushing mobile usage of crypto
Now, it’s been just reported that Bitcoin.com and HTC are teaming up on HTC’s flagship Exodus 1 smartphone in a big push to grow mobile usage of cryptos.
Exodus 1 is the very first phone that offers support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) without the need to download a BCH wallet the need to download a BCH wallet from an app store.
It’s also worth noting that existing Exodus 1 users will be able to update to the software on their devices in order to have access Bitcoin.com wallet app pre-loaded on their devices.
Supporting users on Bitcoin.com’s current base
The arrangement could support additional users to Bitcoin.com’s current base of over four million wallet holders all over the world.
It’s also important to note that, at the same time, this would establish HTC as a leading manufacturer of smartphones a growing sector for competitor Samsung which launched Bitcoin support for its Galaxy line.
“According to Pew Research Center, 81% of Americans currently own smartphones, up from 35% in 2011. That number rises to 96% among users who are 18-29 years old and 92% for users who are 30-49, or roughly a total of 226 million Americans,” reports the online publication the Daily Hodl.
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Ex-Google engineer, Charlie Lee is the creator of Litecoin and MD of the Litecoin Foundation. Previously Director of Engineering at Coinbase, Lee now focuses full-time on Litecoin. To enhance fungibility and privacy of LTC, integration of MimbleWimble has begun, however Lee has recently announced a crowdfunding launch to fund the development.