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Roger Ver: Bitcoin Cash will be accepted by 70% of all Cypriot Marchants
Editorial Team

Roger Ver, the Co-Founder of Bitcoin Cash, on July 27 released a video on’s YouTube Channel and discussed the Lightning Network and the acceptance of BCH in Cyprus.

A supporter of BCH from Cyprus said Roger Ver, “By November we are going to have 4,000 merchants, self-supporting Bitcoin Cash payments because they understand that Bitcoin cash is the real Bitcoin”.

The supporter also exclaimed the speed of BCH, saying that it is also cheaper than and not as problematic as Bitcoin.

Roger Ver stated that this indicates that about 70% of all shops in Cyprus are going to accept Bitcoin Cash. However, being asked whether the merchants would be willing to accept Bitcoin Core for payments, the Cyprus resident said “no, it has no value anymore I mean the way it was in previous years.”

According to Ver, Bitcoin Core is not useful for payments anymore and that the Lightning Network is not even remotely ready for using business application. He also said that BTC is not even close to the Bitcoin that was presented in the whitepaper of Bitcoin, as the publication from reads.

In Cyprus, tin 2018, a new Bitcoin ash community was introduced to help local users, developers and investors for use-cases of BCH.

Roger Ver in the video also answered a few questions raised by crypto-enthusiasts on social media.

Bennie Van Rensburg asked:

“How can BCH be used as cryptocurrency or any coin for that matter with the extreme volatility? I don’t understand.”

Roger Ver agreed to Bennie saying that the volatility is a big hinder to overcome, for people to use it but it has so many other “fantastic characteristics” to explore like the ability to send cryptocurrencies anywhere in the world, basically for free with no sign up required, no banks involved and no permission needed from the government. Lastly, he introduced the new BCH developer series hosted by which has its own-built developers’ suite.