Sprint to Test Blockchain Platform for Connecting Telecoms
US telecom Sprint is working on a new blockchain initiative focused on carrier applications.
Japanese telco SoftBank is exploring blockchain tech as a way to improve upon current centralized and fragmented ID and authentication services.
South Korean telco LG Uplus is to trial a blockchain-based mobile payment service aimed to let travelers save fees when shopping abroad.
SoftBank is working with IBM to develop cross-carrier blockchain tech to enable smartphone users to make local payments when traveling abroad.
Japanese telecoms giant Softbank Corp. has completed a blockchain proof-of-concept that allows P2P mobile payments across different carriers.
A group of telecom carriers including Sprint have formed a new blockchain consortium.