The addition of six new members has been announced by the Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG), a global blockchain consortium of telecom carriers.
The latest addition includes Philippine-based PLDT, Indonesia-based PT, ASEAN and South Asian operator Axiata Group Berhad. Turkey-based leading digital operator Turkcell, Vietnam-based Viettel Telecom Corporation, Kuwait-headquartered Zain Group and Telekomunikasi Indonesia International.
Launched in September 2017, CBSG seeks to build a next-generation global cross-carrier blockchain platform and ecosystem. The founding members include U.S.-based blockchain firm TBCASoft, Taiwan-based Far EasTone Telecommunications, U.S.-based Sprint Corporation and Japan-based SoftBank. South Korea-based LG Uplus, UAE-based Etisalat Telecommunication Corporation and KT Corporation have also joined the consortium.
“The CBSG Consortium has been growing very fast since it was founded in September 2017. We have accomplished a lot in inter-carrier blockchain business innovation with existing CBSG members,” Ling Wu, Founder and CEO of TBCASoft and Co-Chairman of CBSG. “We welcome new CBSG members and are looking forward to creating more blockchain-based business together with all members.”
Appart from this the new members, the consortium also announces a blockchain group that will concentrate on worldwide remittance services.
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CBSG aims to give telecom members and their user different services such as secured global digital payments, personal authentication, IoT applications, clearing and settlement and other services using blockchain technology.
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