Telegram Messenger has unveiled a self-custodial crypto wallet for its more than 800 million active users worldwide. This move comes almost three years after the popular messaging platform initially revealed its plans to delve into the Web3 space.
The crypto wallet is built on The Open Network (TON) and will be accessible via settings on Telegram’s messaging app. On the back of this announcement, the price of Toncoin (TON’s native token) surged by almost 8%.
Telegram Finally Integrates Crypto Wallet On Messaging Platform
On Wednesday, September 13, The Open Network announced the partnership with Telegram at the Token2049 event in Singapore. This collaboration will provide the messaging platform’s 800 million users access to a self-custodial crypto wallet.
As part of the integration, projects built on