[Global] LINE to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange ‘BITBOX’

2018.06.28 Corporate

  • • BITBOX to trade cryptocurrency-to-cryptocurrency in more than 30 coins starting July 2018
  • • LINE brings long-established commitment to state-of-the-art security to protect user assets


Tokyo – June 28, 2018 – LINE Corporation announced today at LINE Conference 2018 that it plans to establish the cryptocurrency exchange BITBOX (https://www.bitbox.me) in July 2018. BITBOX will offer more than 30 highly demanded cryptocurrencies for global users (except in Japan and the United States), with support in 15 languages. 

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BITBOX will trade highly demanded coins, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin, while offering low trading fees of 0.1%. The coins available have gone through an extensive screening process by BITBOX, selected by an internal committee to offer the most reliable and safest trading for users. In addition, LINE is bringing its long-established commitment to protecting user data, instituting its leading security measures to the cryptocurrency exchange.


As a key part of LINEs new financial services, BITBOX shows our commitment to fulfilling the growing demand for more diverse financial options,” said Idezawa Takeshi, CEO of LINE Corporation. With BITBOX, LINE users will be able to access cryptocurrencies more easily, while also being assured of state-of-art security measures to protect their assets.






  • • Service type: Cryptocurrency-to-cryptocurrency exchange (no fiat currency trading available)
  • • Opening: July 2018 (tentative)
  • • Available regions: Global (except Japan and the United States)
  • • Available languages: 15 (including English, Korean, and Chinese)
  • • Coins traded: 30+ (including BTC, ETH, BCH, and LTC)
  • • Official channels:
    • o LINE Official Account: @bitbox
    • o Telegram: @bitbox_official, @bitboxkorean, @bitboxchinese
    • o Twitter: @bitbox_official
    • o Facebook Page: fb.com/bitbox.official/



About LINE Corporation

Based in Japan, LINE Corporation (NYSE:LN/TSE:3938) is dedicated to the mission of Closing the Distance,” bringing together information, services and people. The LINE messaging app launched in June 2011 and since then has grown into a diverse, global ecosystem that includes AI technology, fintech and more.


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