The price of Bitcoin was fairly stable this October. The month started with a price of $6,591. The lowest value was on the 10th where it was at $6,249. October ended with a Bitcoin price at $6,310 which is a 5,1% decrease when we compare it to the price from the beginning of the month.
Unlike the price fluctuating trajectory, the number of new machines continues to grow at an approximately same rate as in September.
Period Start: 3781, Period End: 3931
Opened: 206, Closed: 56, Net Growth: +150(3.9%)
Change by Manufacturers
|General Bytes||1091||1153||+62 (5.7%)|
|Genesis Coin||1241||1273||+32 (2.6%)|
|Orderbob ATM||66||84||+18 (27.3%)|
|Shitcoins Club||22||24||+2 (9.1%)|
|Bcash Greece Inc||12||13||+1 (8.3%)|
As in September, General Bytes takes the first place with 62 new machines (5.7% increase), followed by Genesis Coin with 32 new machines (2.6% increase). Also, Orderbob ATM remained third with 18 new installations (27.3% increase). LightningXchange is back on the list this October and takes the fifth place with 10 installations (50% increase).
Also, Coinsource experienced a 2.5% decrease by removing 5 machines.
Change by Operators
Operators who increased the number of machines by 4 or more over the past month:
|BTC Management Gmbh||58||74||+16 (27.6%)|
|Bitcoin of America||54||68||+14 (25.9%)|
|Digital Mint||63||74||+11 (17.5%)|
|Crypto Dispensers Bitcoin ATMs||10||20||+10 (100%)|
|Hodl Digital Services||14||19||+5 (35.7%)|
|Shomul Bitcoin ATM||10||15||+5 (50%)|
|CoinFlip Bitcoin ATMs||100||104||+4 (4%)|
|Athena Bitcoin||66||70||+4 (6.1%)|
Again, BTC Management Gmbh remains the first on the Operators list with 16 new installations (27.6% increase). Following by is Bitcoin of America with 14 new machines (25.9% increase). Only other Operators that increased their numbers by more than 10 machines were Digital Mint with 11 new machines (17.5% increase), and Crypto Dispensers Bitcoin ATMs who doubled their numbers with 10 installations (100% increase).
Change by Countries
|United States||2117||2183||+66 (3.1%)|
|Russian Federation||64||70||+6 (9.4%)|
|Czech Republic||61||66||+5 (8.2%)|
|United Kingdom||196||200||+4 (2%)|
|Hong Kong||25||29||+4 (16%)|
|South Africa||4||5||+1 (25%)|
|Costa Rica||2||3||+1 (50%)|
As always, United States were the Country with the most installations this month with 66 (3.1% increase). As in September Austria is in second place with 28 new machines (13% increase), and Canada stays right after with 7 new installations (1.2% increase).
We are glad to say that Germany got again bitcoin ATM. It is a buy and sell, Bitcoin only machine installed by Orderbob, and it is located in Munich. All previous installations in Germany ended with removal of ATM due to legal requirements applied by BaFin. However, this time situation might change as on 25th September 2018 Superior Court of Justice in Berlin issued a verdict that Bitcoin is not financial instrument, which is against to position BaFin took in the past.
Other Cryptocurrencies Support
Find latest stats of other cryptocurrency machines here.
Cryptocurrencies support saw the following increases over the past month:
|Bitcoin Cash||1105||1270||165 (14.93%)|
This month the number of Altcoins accepted at Bitcoin ATM’s remained at 58%. Ether was the coin that was accepted the most with 308 additions (21.46% increase). Litecoin followed by with 196 additions (9.32% increase), while Bitcoin Cash ended up on the third place with 165 additions (14.93% increase). Bitcoin remained the only other coin that was added in more than 100 ATM’s with 131 additions (3.45% increase).
In October the prices were fairly stable and ended with a slight decrease. Manufacturers General Bytes and Genesis Coin installed the most machines. The average Operators machine increase was between 5 and 6 per day. Germany installed new ATM, which might be a start for larger number of machines in the country with high demand. Ether was the most added coin.