Cointext, a Text-Enabled BCH Payments is Now Available in 35 Countries

Cointext, a Text-Enabled BCH Payments is Now Available in 35 Countries


Cointext, a Bitcoin cash (BCH) wallet designed to allow its users to send BCH through SMS technology (text messages), has recently announced that its service is now available to residents of Ukraine and Italy. This brings the total countries Cointext is active in 35.

Send BCH Without an Internet Connection Using Cointext

Cointext is designed to works on any type of phones as long as it has a sim card in it. According to the wallet’s official website,, the wallet allows “any text-enabled mobile phone to send and receive BCH without an internet connection.”

Within a short period of time, the company has added support for a total of 35 countries, which includes the recently announced Ukraine and Italy.

Interestingly, the Cointext application does not require its users to be registered on the platform, as long as you can send a valid text command and you stay within any of the supported 35 countries, you can make use of Cointext.

The Founder and CTO of Cointext, Vin Armani has shared some interesting pictures, showing some Ukrainians sending BCH through text on a basic feature phone.

Armani also stated that:
Cointext allows anyone with a cellular signal to access cryptocurrency — This includes all brands of smartphones and about two billion people with basic feature phones,”

He continued that:
“Ukraine is experiencing political instability and Italy is facing a sovereign debt crisis. Cryptocurrency provides residents with a way to opt out, and Cointext provides them with the easiest tool to begin using cryptocurrency.”

Only One African Country

Of the 35 countries supported, only one African country is supported—South Africa. According to a recent report, it was reported that Cointext’s coverage is centred in regions throughout Europe, the U.S., and South America.

To request for a wallet using the application, users need to send the word “receive” to the access number. Once the message gets sent, a BCH address will be returned.