Australia-based FastBitcoins announced a partnership with U.K.-based Flexepin today to expand to 20,000 new locations. FastBitcoins CEO Danny Brewster said the focus of the partnership is helping many unbanked worldwide purchase goods and services using an alternate method of payment, especially in 14 countries in Africa. Customers can buy Flexepin gift cards locally and redeem them for bitcoin with FastBitcoins, for about a 4.5% fee.

CoinDesk (Sept 24, 2020)