Telegram has started testing the Telegram Open Network (TON) payment blockchain platform. This is reported with reference to the leaders of the two companies that are participating in testing, by Russian media Vedomosti.
Access to the test version of TON was obtained by several professional teams consisting of blockchain developers from around the world, including Russia.
According to one of the interlocutors of the publication, there are no specific test results yet, but it is already obvious that TON processes transactions with “extremely high speed”.
Initially, the testnet launch was to be held in January, however, the developers, apparently faced with unforeseen circumstances.
In March, TON developers reported that the platform is 90% ready. In addition, the company has begun negotiations on listing the token GRAM on major Asian marketplaces - Huobi, Binance and OKEx.