South Korean electronics giant Samsung is developing its own blockchain network and eyeing the issuance of its own token further down the road.
An exclusive CoinDesk Korea report on Tuesday, citing a person “familiar with Samsung’s internal situation,” said that the company’s blockchain task force – part of its wireless division – is building a blockchain mainnet based on ethereum. The work, however, is still at the “internal experimental” stage.
The source said:
“Currently, we are thinking of private blockchain, though it is not yet confirmed. It could also be public blockchain in the future, but I think it will be hybrid – that is, a combination of public and private blockchains.”
When the development of the blockchain is completed, Samsung may also move to launch a “Samsung Coin” token, according to the report.