South Korean telco to launch Web3 pockets with Aptos and Atomrigs Lab

South Korean telecom large SK Telecom (SKT) introduced plans to launch a Web3 pockets service, T pockets, in partnership with layer 1 mainnet Aptos Labs and Atomrigs Lab.

SK Telecom’s imaginative and prescient to launch a blockchain pockets for cryptocurrencies and nonfungible tokens (NFTs) dates again to July 2022. The initiative on the time kicked off with SKT’s blockchain arm collaborating with AhnLab Blockchain Firm and Atomix Lab to develop and function a Web3 pockets.

In accordance with the most recent announcement, SKT goals to increase its “affiliations with customer-preferred mainnets and decentralized purposes (dApps)” utilizing this tripartite settlement with the blockchain firms.

“Via the collaboration with Aptos, which marks our first non- Ethereum Digital Machine (EVM) blockchain integration, SKT is dedicated to delivering a seamless and safe Web3 expertise for our customers.”

In an official tweet, SKT dedicated to delivering a seamless and safe Web3 expertise for customers.

The partnership may even see T pockets’s integration into Aptos’ decentralized software (dApp) ecosystem and adoption of its MoveVM blockchain expertise.

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South Korea’s Nationwide Tax Service (NTS) lately revealed that residents maintain greater than 70% of their abroad belongings in cryptocurrency.

In accordance with the official knowledge, 5,419 entities reported their abroad monetary accounts, holding a complete of 186.4 trillion gained ($140 million) in belongings like cryptocurrencies and shares, in addition to deposits and financial savings.

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