While the hopes are strong among the Bitcoin community about the emergence of bitcoin as a mainstream payment instrument in the coming days, the English merchants have a different take on it. According to a survey conducted by the Smith and Williamson, businesses in and around the United Kingdom have found bitcoin and other digital currencies to be too insignificant to drive any large scale changes in the past 5 years.
The views expressed by business owners is quite contrary to the actual turn of events in the digital currency sector from the past 5 years. We can see that bitcoin, other digital currencies, and digital currency based technologies started to gain prominence about 4-5 years ago. The evolution of Bitcoin technology also led to the emergence of various bitcoin exchanges and wallet services during the period.
The respondents to the survey make a very small sample set and it is quite possible that they may not be so well informed about bitcoin as expected. It is hard to ignore the recent developments with the underlying blockchain technology, which is now being implemented by various international banking institutions including few prominent ones in the United Kingdom.
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