Ricardo Salinas Pliego, owner of Mexican retail and banking giant Grupo Elektra, has just announced via Twitter the company intends to add support for Bitcoin's Lightning Network.
Pliego, who is the third richest person in Mexico with an estimated net worth of $15.4 billion, is a supporter of Bitcoin. For example, he said in November he had invested 10% of his portfolio in the crypto.
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Pliego has also recently reported his Banco Azteca will soon become the first lender in Mexico to start accepting Bitcoin.
It has recently been known social network Twitter is considering support for the Lightning Network so that its users can reward content creators.