Chinese giant phone producers and telecommunication firm Huawei announced it partners with BTC.com to launch a cryptocurrency wallet app for Huawei’s new app store, reported Coindesk on May 11.
Bitmain owns BTC.com, which is a website that tracks cryptocurrency mining and block data and also offers a digital wallet service.
Alejandro de la Torre, the site’s vice president for business operations expressed that the new cryptocurrency wallet will be available in AppGallery, Huawei’s newly proprietary app store.
AppGallery is presently only available for customers via a pre-install on the latest Huawei phones but older devices will have access to the app store in the second quarter of 2018.
This move of boosting cryptocurrency wallet support by Huawei will possibly reach a huge mass of people, and will likely increase its user base.
The vice president of Huawei Mobile Services, Dr. Jaime Gonzalo mentioned,
“Cryptocurrencies have recently expanded the human understanding of digital economy at a large scale … We expect to see massive growth in global cryptocurrency adoption habits in the near future.”
Near the end of March, Huawei announced that it was planning to commercialize a blockchain-enabled smartphone.