Mexican financial services and retail provider Grupo Elektra will support Bitcoin Lightning Network. This is according to a recent post on Twitter by founder and owner Salinas Pliego.
Very soon we will have this in our Elektra store network.🚀 #Bitcoin #LightningNetwork https://t.co/Y4n7pAsBS0
— Ricardo Salinas Pliego (@RicardoBSalinas) September 5, 2021
Bitcoin’s Lightning Network is a layer 2 low-cost payment protocol built on bitcoin’s blockchain.
It enables instant payments across a network of participants using smart contract functionality in the blockchain.
Earlier this year, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey explained that it was only a “matter of time” before the microblogging platform incorporates the Lightning Network.
Grupo Elektra operates majorly in Latin America and is the biggest non-bank lender in the US, Bitcoin’s Lightning Network will aid and fasten the company’s operations and service delivery.