This week the messaging platform Cointext announced the public launch of a new application that provides sending transactions in Bitcoin cash (BCH) from a mobile phone without Internet access. The release of the beta version is already available for testing in the United States, Canada, South Africa, Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands and the UK.
Now Bitcoin users can Cash send cryptocurrency via mobile phone without requiring Internet connection. This is made possible through the use of SMS. 27 Mar developers Cointext launched a public beta version of the platform. On application startup, announced a leading developer Cointext VIN Armani (Armani Vin), who is also the co-founder and Director of the company.
«Platform Cointext is the most simple and effective way to disseminate and use Cash Bitcoin, since it works with all mobile phones, but for using it you do not need special knowledge in the field of cryptocurrency,» explained Armani launch day.
Because Cointext working with the telecommunication layer SMS wallet platform may provide features that are not available for most traditional cryptocurrency wallets. For example, using BCH Cointext can be sent to basic mobile phones. This helps to spread the Bitcoin Cash in developing countries.
Some 2,000 opted to participate in closed testing users already registered on the platform. In addition, thanks to contributions from the community members and BCH on the platform have the option to get free coins. Until then, until the reserve is exhausted, Cointext generates $0.50 in Bitcoin Cash to new players sent during the registration, the word «CASH» . More Cointext instructions can be found on the website of the company.
«Cointext provides people without Bank accounts worldwide long-promised and uncontrolled cross-border money.»
The team explains that Cointext does not store the funds of its users, and all SMS transactions are being sent through the network of BCH in the blockchain. The SMS client cannot modify the transaction or to censor, and to restore funds in the case of a lost phone number. For sending messages, the company charges a fixed fee in the BCH equivalent of approximately $0.05.
Armani says Cointext is waiting for feedback from users to the BCH, decided to experiment with the platform. The company expects the app to be used in 54 countries around the world and will attract the attention of billions of people.
«If all goes as planned, we will launch the next wave of access codes in April or may,» adds Armani.