The last month of 2019 saw the price of Bitcoin fluctuate a bit. December started with a price of $7,361 and maintained a steady flow until mid-month when it decreased to $6,602. After that, it increased again and at the end of the month, it was $7,232. As we can see, the price encountered a small decrease of 1.8% when compared to the price at the beginning of December.
The number of new machines continued to grow at a relatively stable rate, unlike the change in the price of Bitcoin.
Period Start: 6049, Period End: 6393
Opened: 447, Closed: 103, Net Growth: + 344(5.7%)
Change by Manufacturers
|DOBI ATM||2||1||-1 (-50%)|
To continue the trend from previous months, Genesis Coin was first with 168 new machines (8.7% increase) and General Bytes was second with 100 new installations (5% increase). To complete the top 3 and copy the top of the table from November, came Coinsource with 39 new machines (12.8% increase).
Change by Operators
Operators who increased the number of machines by 4 or more over the past month:
|Bitcoin Depot||408||499||+91 (22.3%)|
|National Bitcoin ATM||111||151||+40 (36%)|
|ATM Coiners||26||66||+40 (153.8%)|
|Bitbox ATM||9||30||+21 (233.3%)|
|CoinFlip Bitcoin ATMs||394||414||+20 (5.1%)|
|Coin Fellows||6||25||+19 (316.7%)|
|The Sun Financial Technology Co.Ltd||15||23||+8 (53.3%)|
|Pay DEPOT LLC||192||199||+7 (3.6%)|
|Black Frog Blockchain Ventures LLC||87||93||+6 (6.9%)|
|BCB ATM||55||61||+6 (10.9%)|
|All Digital Coins Corp.||9||15||+6 (66.7%)|
|Hodl Digital Services||25||30||+5 (20%)|
|Shitcoins Club||97||101||+4 (4.1%)|
|Bity SA||15||19||+4 (26.7%)|
Bitcoin Depot held the first place, as in November, with 91 new machines (22.3% increase), followed by National Bitcoin ATM with 40 new installations (36% increase). ATM Coiners came third with 40 new machines (153.8% increase).
A Hungarian based Operator, BlockChange Kft. installed their first 11 machines in December.
Change by Countries
|United States||3973||4222||+249 (6.3%)|
|Hong Kong||43||54||+11 (25.6%)|
|United Kingdom||273||282||+9 (3.3%)|
|Czech Republic||70||71||+1 (1.4%)|
|Russian Federation||51||52||+1 (2%)|
|South Korea||1||0||-1 (-100%)|
The United States continues to dominate the Countries list with 249 new machines (6.3% increase) in December. Canada came second with 28 new installations (4.3% increase), followed by Germany with 23 new machines (63.9% increase).
We are sad to say that South Korea removed its only Bitcoin ATM in December.
Find the latest stats of various cryptocurrency machines here.
Cryptocurrencies support saw the following increases over the past month:
|Bitcoin Cash||2059||2141||+82 (3.98%)|
The percentage of Bitcoin ATM’s supporting any other than Bitcoin cryptocurrencies stayed approximately the same at 70.5%. Ether was the second most added coin in December with 228 additions (6.26% increase), followed by Litecoin with 211 (5.06% increase) and Bitcoin Cash with 82 additions (3.98% increase).
In December Bitcoin experienced a small price decrease, Genesis Coin and General Bytes were the manufactures whose machines were installed the most, the United States had the most machines installed, Bitcoin was the most added coin.