Published on July 4th, 2018 | by bitcoin0
Viber’s Beat WhatsApp With Its Own Cryptocurrency in Russia
Viber wants to launch its own cryptocurrency in Russia for its new services platform in an effort to beat its biggest rival, WhatsApp.
Viber Considers Russia for Its Cryptocurrency Launch
The popular messaging app Viber is the daughter company of Rakuten, also known as the ‘Amazon’ of Japan.
Rakuten announced it will launch its own Rakuten Coin in February 2018 based on its existing loyalty program and tailored to the Viber platform.
“Our mother company is creating Rakuten Coin: cryptocurrency, which is supported by the entire Rakuten ecosystem,” Viber CEO Djamel Agaoua explained.
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