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This article was published on December 9, 2013

Bitcoin fan in Latin America? Mt. Gox now offers faster deposits with local banks.

Bitcoin fan in Latin America? Mt. Gox now offers faster deposits with local banks.
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Jon Russell

Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on T Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on Twitter, Angel List, LinkedIn.

BitcoinMt. Gox is no longer the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange, but it remains hugely influential and it has now teamed up with payments company Astropay to make buy and selling Bitcoins in Latin America easier.

The partnership means that Bitcoin fans in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay can make direct deposits to a host of local banks by connecting their Astropay and Mt. Gox accounts. Payments to supported banks are processed within one business day.

➤ Buy Bitcoin in Latin America with MtGox and AstroPay [Mt. Gox]

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