Popular bitcoin brokerage and merchant service provider Coinbase has a two new things they want you to know about today.
The first: the service is now available in five additional countries. This particular news item comes just a few weeks following an announcement that the service was available in over ten new countries.
Today, the company says their service is now available in: Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Poland.
If you just so happen to live in one of these countries, you are able to link your bank account via SEPA in order to carry out bitcoin buy/sell actions.
Some users in the European Union have complained that Coinbase’s limits aren’t ideal. So it should probably come as good news to those users that Coinbase has raised limits in selection countries.
If you reside in France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, or Finland, your daily buy/sell limit has just increased from 500 EUR to 2,000 EUR. Not bad.
Coinbase has experienced immense growth over the past eighteen months. Its service has been seen as one of the simplest ways for enthusiasts to replenish their bitcoin wallets, but a new competitor in the United States — Circle — may give them a run for their money.
That just so happens to the be topic of this week’s poll, by the way:
You can view Coinbase’s announcement of today’s news here.