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Chile-Based Remittance and Payment Firm CurrencyBird Joins RippleNet

Chile-based peer-to-peer remittance company CurrencyBird has joined RippleNet, Ripple’s global blockchain-based network of payment providers, according to an announcement published on July 25. CurrencyBird has thus ostensibly become the first Chilean payments company to join RippleNet, a network of institutional payment-providers such as banks and money services businesses that use solutions developed by Ripple to send money globally. The company states in the post that the partnership will allow it to add new routes to its more than 50 already existing destinations, new currencies, better prices and faster transfer speeds. …

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