Starting today, Coinbase supports XRP at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase customers can now buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store XRP. Please note that inbound transfers and many sends require the specification of an .
XRP will be available for customers in most jurisdictions, but will not initially be available for residents of the United Kingdom or the state of New York.
is the cryptocurrency used by the , which supports international currency exchange and remittances. The ledger is powered by a network of peer-to-peer servers. All accounts on this network can send or receive XRP to/from each other, while XRP can be used to send underlying fiat currencies between two parties. In this way, XRP can function as a in transactions involving different currencies such as US dollars, Japanese yen, Euros, Francs, and others in use on the XRP network.
One of the most common requests we receive from customers is to be able to trade more assets on our platform. With the recent announcement of our , we anticipate listing more assets over time that meet our standards. We are also investing in new tools to help people understand and explore cryptocurrencies. We launched informational asset pages (), as well as a to answer common questions about crypto.