SK Telecom, the prominent South Korean telecommunications giant, has entered into a strategic collaboration with Aptos and Atomrigs Lab to facilitate a secure and seamless Web3 experience for its user base. This three-party agreement lines up with SK Telecom’s plans to introduce a Web3 wallet and NFT marketplace, a project previously unveiled by the company.
The primary goal of this partnership is to offer users a secure Web3 experience, with a specific emphasis on SK Telecom’s web3 wallet service known as the T wallet.
With this partnership, SK Telecom aims to provide users with a secure platform for transactions involving NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) and other digital assets. This collaboration is expected to play a crucial role in driving the adoption of blockchain technology in South Korea.
The telecom giant has highlighted that the partnership with Aptos marks a crucial event as it ventures into virtual machine blockchains beyond Ethereum.
Avery Ching, co-founder and chief technology officer of Aptos, shared his thoughts on X. “We will also provide users with tangible value by connecting to the promising dApp ecosystem within Aptos,” the company added. “By leveraging the innovative MoveVM blockchain technology offered by Aptos, this integration represents a significant advancement in making Web3 services more accessible to a broader audience,” Avery said.
“Looking forward to unlocking new classes of Internet experiences (with blockchain in the background) through Move, sub-second latency, best-in-class throughput and enterprise-grade operations,” he added.
This recent collaboration with Aptos builds upon SK Telecom‘s strategic alliances in the blockchain and Web3 space. In the previous month, the company partnered with CryptoQuant to introduce the T wallet, a blockchain-based application designed to enable users to store tokens on their mobile devices securely. Additionally, in August, SK Telecom formed a partnership with Polygon Labs for the development and expansion of its web3 ecosystem.
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