Press release: Virtual Highway Expands and Upgrades Servers, Announces Partnership with CurrencyÂ Exchange
Colorado and Wilmington, DE –Â Podex Exchange, a US company inÂ operation since 2007, has partnered with Virtual Highway to provide a currency exchange service to the grid’s residents. Terminals are available in theÂ new member center and in various venues across the grid.
This partnership will allowÂ residents who do not have access to US-based PayPal services to use local money transferÂ services for safe exchange of their currency to V$.
Virtual Highway, an OpenSim grid established in 2009, has also purchased new servers andÂ doubled their land area to 231 regions. This made the grid the third fastest-growing OpenSim grid for the period ofÂ April 15 to May 15,Â according toÂ Hypergrid Business.Â As part of the expansion, they have relocated theÂ servers to a new hosting facility that will allow for better international access andÂ stability.
In April, Virtual Highway also reached a total resident milestone of 1,000 registered users, and continues toÂ court new residents with entertainment and shopping options. For instance, music loversÂ can enjoy DJ parties and live performers at a number of new venues and clubs that haveÂ been built.
Colorado-based Virtual Highway focuses on community and strong content protection, isÂ voice and mesh enabled, and has a functioning economy with in-world currency (V$). The grid usesÂ the latest version ofÂ OpenSim, 0.7.5, with a special edition of BulletSIM physics , an engine that improvesÂ avatar dynamics to enhance interaction within the world. Virtual Highway also supports media-on-a-prim, and non-player characters or bots. The grid was established in 2009.
About Podex Exchange
Based in Wilmington, DE, Podex LLC provides exchange of virtual currency for real currency. They have been in operation since May, 2007 and are committed toÂ offering safe, accessible money exchange and land purchase through various proprietaryÂ programs. Transactions processed by Podex Exchange are rendered secure by Dotpay,Â Transferuj.pl, PayPal, Western Union or Moneybookers payment systems. All informationÂ exchanged to process the payment is encrypted using the SSL protocol.
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