Cointext has expanded it’s cryptocurrency services to the Asia continent: Hong Kong, Israel and Palestinian territories.
Cointext service enables anyone to send money to mobile phone numbers or Bitcoin Cash addresses without Internet, apps, or accounts. The extension of its services to the Asian states was announced today.
The founder and lead developer Vin Armani, said: “These are important regions for us to connect because they’re financial centers, And Cointext gives them a simple alternative to physical cash.”
The company’s users access their wallets by sending SMS commands like BALANCE, RECEIVE, and SEND to a local access number. A new wallet is instantly set up the moment the recipient receives a message through the service. Residents in the new countries get a Cointext wallet by texting the word START to their respective numbers (Hong Kong: 85257456744; Israel: 972526230418).
Cointext Services in Europe
The company is a full-featured wallet that doesn’t require apps, accounts, passwords or even access to the Internet. And at its beginning early this year, it was launched in the US, Canada, South Africa, Switzerland, Sweden, Netherlands, and the UK.
However, by the start of this month October, the company announced that people can now use the app to send BCH over SMS in Germany, France, Austria, Portugal, Estonia and Czech Republic. And with latest expansion to East Asia and in the Middle East, the company now offer services in a total of 25 countries.