February of 2014 Is Launch Date
It was just a few weeks ago that the first Bitcoin ATM that opened in North America. Somewhat surprisingly, the U.S. wasn’t the first to do so. That honor went to Canada. Now, however, there are plans for Bitcoin ATMs to be launched in the USA, as Atlanta Bitcoin is gearing up to do so within the next 60 days. Company found Aaron Williams is planning to install around ten of the machines in the next 12 months.
The Atlanta Business Chronicle is reporting:
“An Atlanta startup hopes to make buying the white hot digital currency Bitcoin as easy as walking up to an ATM machine.
Atlanta Bitcoin, launched in October, hopes to install kiosks in convenience stores and shopping malls to allow people to buy Bitcoins, founder Aaron Williams said.
Williams expects to have the first machine installed in February and have about 10 locations in the next 12 months.
Bitcoin is a digital currency that is not issued by a government or bank, but “mined” by high powered-computers.”
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