LOW-COST FIREFOX PHONES COULD BRING BITCOIN TO DEVELOPING WORLD

Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox web browser and Firefox OS, recently launched its first smartphones in India for the affordable price of $33. The phone is known as the Intex Cloud FX, and it could do more for Bitcoin adoption in the developing world than any of the high-profile startups in Silicon Valley.
After all, how are these people who are in desperate need of access to banking, online commerce, and hedges against inflation supposed to use Bitcoin if they aren’t connected at all times? Although Bitcoin is already available to feature phone users through text messaging, these new phones from Mozilla allow individuals to have more control over their bitcoins.


This post was published at Crypto Coins News on 02/09/2014.

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