BTCC has announced Mobi, a new global multicurrency bitcoin wallet for iOS and Android. Mobi is designed to make it easy to use bitcoin as money with conversion between more than 100 currencies, instant money transfers to any Twitter account or mobile number, and an optional debit card that lets users spend bitcoins anywhere Visa is accepted.
The mobile app that allows instant conversion, storage, and transfer of over 100 currencies, including the United States dollar, the British pound, the Japanese yen, the euro, gold, silver, and bitcoin. Mobi accounts are linked to users’ mobile numbers; meaning all that is needed to use Mobi is a smartphone. Users can instantly transfer funds to any of the 2 billion other global smartphone users using Mobi’s private blockchain. It also supports bitcoin transfers on the bitcoin public blockchain. Customers can also send money in any currency, including bitcoin, to any of Twitter’s 319 million users.
Bobby Lee, BTCC’s chief executive officer, said: “Mobi eliminates friction in money transfer, making money truly global. With Mobi, you can send any money to anyone anywhere. Mobi will take bitcoin mainstream, with mobile-number accounts, Twitter payments, 100+ currencies, and a Visa debit card. Mobi is the killer app for bitcoin.”
There is also an optional Visa debit card available for users. The debit card is linked to users’ Mobi accounts, and allows them to withdraw cash in any currency at ATMs worldwide or spend their funds at any retail points of sale that support Visa. The debit card automatically deducts funds from customers’ wallet balance.
Mobi is accessible worldwide with support for 15 languages, including English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.