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Blockchain adds Bitcoin cash to its wallet for Indian users

Customers who had bitcoin in their Blockchain wallets prior to August 1 will automatically see an equal amount of Bitcoin Cash reflected in their accounts.

IANS  |  New Delhi 


wallet for cryptocurrencies on Monday announced the introduction of to its popular consumer wallet.

Customers who had in their prior to August 1 will automatically see an equal amount of reflected in their accounts, the company said.

New users can get started with Bitcoin by simply trading bitcoin or ether for using the exchange integration.

"We are thrilled to fully support through our wallet and will continue to find ways to make interacting with assets even easier across all of India," Nic Cary, President of Blockchain, said in a statement.

Limited support for has been available since October, but customers will now have access to a full suite of options and functionality.

Customers can easily toggle between bitcoin, ether and Bitcoin Cash to send and exchange funds, safely manage balances and monitor market prices all from one central place.

With the addition of Bitcoin Cash, is now the largest wallet provider for bitcoin, ether and Bitcoin Cash with over 20 million users, the company claimed.

The price of bitcoin rose over 10 per cent to 1.99 million yen ($17,594) this month, coinciding with its futures debut on a major US stock exchange.

First Published: Mon, December 18 2017. 14:41 IST