Presently commuters using the Prague Metro can buy digital assets at different locations placed across the fifth busiest metro system in Europe. The Czech Republic-based company General Bytes has displayed the installation of 10 new crypto ATMs spread out across the Prague Metro. The subway gains more than 1.6 million people in daily foot traffic and is one of the intent metro systems in Europe. The General Bytes machines are situated at Můstek, Nádraží Veleslavín, Dejvická, Florenc, Černý Most, Zličín, Pankrác, Flora, Skalka, and Hlavní Nádraží. Moreover, General Bytes affords a detailed map and description of each location on the website.
The new equipment will supposed to get some use in the region as Prague is considered a booming crypto hub, as the area is filled with a numberof crypto-enthusiasts. For example, the area is home to the Crypto Anarchy Institute, Paralelní Polis, and a few cryptocurrency businesses including the ATM manufacturer General Bytes.
The Czech government is rather friendly to cryptocurrencies and politicians haven’t controlled digital currencies or determined them as a currency or commodity like other nation states. Just 3 days ago one of the largest energy suppliers in the Czech Republic, Pražská Plynárenská, declared it was accepting BTC for payments.
Including the ten new machines, the Czech Republic will now have a total of 46 cryptocurrency ATMs and 27 of those devices are placed in Prague. According to Coinatmradar out of the 3,122 cryptocurrency ATMs, General Bytes now has 858 worldwide.