Since the beginning of the year, the number of installed cryptocurrency ATMs has increased by 21.8%, according to the Coin ATM Radar service .
At the time of writing, the number of devices reached 16,974 units, and on January 1, 2021, there were 13,928 units.
Now new bitcoin-ATMs are being installed at a rate of over 36 units per day.
Also in recent months, the ratio of running and disconnected devices has noticeably increased.
The vast majority of operating devices are located in the United States – 14 388 or 84.7% of the total in the world. There are 1,315 (7.7%) bitcoin ATMs installed in Canada, which is more than in the whole of Europe.
Genesis Coin and General Bytes dominate device manufacturers, with market shares of 38.6% and 27.5%, respectively.
The top 10 leading operators operate more than half of the operating bitcoin ATMs (60.3%). The top three – CoinFlip, Bitcoin Depot and CoinCloud – have about 10% of the total.
Recall that in early March, cryptocurrency ATM operator CoinFlip added the ability to buy Dogecoin coins in 1800 bitcoin ATMs located in 46 US states.