Since the Litecoin market opened on CEX.IO, we’ve been observing the trading activity of our users with the LTC/USD trading pair. What we’ve noticed is that the interest of the customers in this cryptocurrency is growing every day. So we decided to add an option for buying LTC in less than five minutes to make your experience with the platform even better.

We’re delighted to announce that LTC is already available for instant purchase. Whether you need Litecoin here and now or would simply like to buy it with minimum effort, you can do it.

From now on, you can buy Litecoin in a few clicks via our Buy/Sell section. You can choose between packs for $100, $200, $500 and $1,000 or buy a custom amount. It’s very simple and convenient, as you can pay for Litecoin with your card. You can find information on how it works on our blog.

Litecoin as a cryptocurrency

The silver to Bitcoin’s gold, Litecoin is a cryptocurrency that has won the trust of the community and has caught the interest of investors. By the way, did you know that the network celebrated its 7th birthday recently? We’re glad to enable LTC instant purchases to celebrate the start of Litecoin’s impressive history.

Here are some other facts about Litecoin that you might find interesting:

  • The creator of Litecoin is a former Google and Coinbase employee.
  • In November 2013, the price of Litecoin increased 100% within just 24 hours.
  • Litecoin has tested atomic swaps on the network, allowing users to exchange LTC for other cryptocurrencies without external exchange systems.
  • Charlie Lee, the founder of the Litecoin network, sold off all his Litecoin in December 2017, explaining that he thinks he shouldn’t hold LTC as the founder.  

We sincerely hope you’ll enjoy the simplified option for LTC purchases.