Bitrefill has lowered its prices for refills in Venezuela to subsidize mobile phone top-ups, and begun integrating Dash Text, to help in the face of nationwide blackouts.
Bitrefill offers a variety of vouchers and gift cards, as well as mobile phone top-ups, for cryptocurrency. During recent power and internet blackouts in Venezuela, the company noticed a sharp uptick in purchases from that country from customers using cryptocurrency to refill their mobile phone credit, as cellular service has remained operational during the blackouts. In a recent post, Bitrefill outlined a pricing reduction to help alleviate the situation:
“Our team held a meeting to see if there were any ways we could help. We reviewed tweets from Venezuelans teaching each other how to get reconnected using top-ups from Bitrefill.com. We also saw some concern about the pricing of our Venezuelan telecom products.
We don’t have a direct connection in Venezuela and thus we pay a premium above the face value to acquire refills there. We were already selling these products at cost, but we decided to subsidize these products and reduce the selling price to face value, so until further notice, refills in Venezuela will be priced at face value according to the LocalBitcoins.com BTCVES rate.”
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Author: Joël Valenzuela
Original link: https://dashnews.org/bitrefill-reduces-prices-on-venezuelan-vouchers-works-with-dash-text-to-circumvent-blackouts/