China’s Telegram Open Network spin-off, TONCommunity.org has announced that its testnet is now live. After announcing plans for a separate TON network in late May, TONCommunity.org has launched the testnet on July 28 as said by the project’s founder Tooz Wu. Meanwhile, TONCommunity.org is also holding an airdrop of mainnet tokens, known as “TONcoins.” https://t.co/Vq2OEAxfWd Testnet Launch and Airdrop Ready.
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In a July 6 update, the official TON development group on Telegram announced that it would be discontinuing its support of the test network for TON by next month. The remaining of its TON validators will be turned off by August 1. The TON official recommended network participants save all their relevant data and stop their testing processes. Despite the testnet being set to shut down less than a month from now, network participants will still be able to continue their experim
Telegram’s terminated blockchain project, Telegram Open Network keeps revamping into new community-led TON networks. On a May 29 blog post, the Chinese TON Community voiced its intention to launch a separate TON-based network. The community plans to launch their own TON blockchain testnet as well as roll out a project website. The Chinese TON Community will be seeking to recruit more participants to develop the network. The blog post reads: “We plan to start the TON Blockcha
Co-founder of the Qiwi group and $17 million TON investor, Sergey Solonin has decided to reissue his investment as a loan to Telegram according to a report by Forbes Russia, May 16. Following Telegram’s well-documented court battle with the U.S. SEC, the company missed its April 30 deadline to launch the TON network and was prohibited from distributing its Gram tokens. Один из основателей группы Qiwi Сергей Солонин решил переоформить в кредит свои инвестиции в криптопроект Па
Telegram has said that American TON investors will not be able to stay in the TON project for another 12 months. On May 4, it has been reported by Russian news agency RBC that American TON investors will be only eligible for an immediate 72% repayment instead of a 110% refund option in April 2021. However, the news comes after Telegram offered to refund its investors on April 30. As per the report, the firm proposed two options, an immediate 72% refund, or 110% in 12 months.
Google Play market and Apple’s AppStore will reportedly soon feature the Telegram Open Network (TON) operating system (OS). On April 29 Russian news agency RBC reported via a source close to Telegram that TON OS will soon be available on smartphones and personal computers for mainstream users. TON operating system is an end-to-end open-source infrastructure that allows developers and users to work with the TON blockchain. TON OS will serve as an add-on for devices, making the
Telegram’s Grams Wallet is now available for MacOS, Windows, and Ubuntu in testing mode, with the source code published on GitHub. Test Tokens Users can download the test wallet client from its website while creating an address and receive the private keys. They can also request and test Gram tokens in the app via a special Telegram bot called TestTonBot. TestTonBot invites the users to test out the service by requesting 5 to 20 tokens to the generated crypto address on the a
Telegram Open Network (TON) is a blockchain network that is designed to be faster, scalable while being capable to handle millions of transactions per second. It can provide competition to Ethereum’s smart contracts and decentralized applications while at the same time being extremely scalable. What is Telegram Open Network? (TON) Telegram Open Network is a flexible and scalable architecture consisting of master chains and up to 292 accompanying blockchains. It marks a dynam
Telegram Open Network (TON) developers responded to its investors after American regulators abruptly announced that its $1.7 billion token sales were illegal. According to a TON letter to investors, the firm has been trying to solicit feedback from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the past 18 months regarding the TON blockchain and does not agree with the recent action. It wrote: “We were surprised and disappointed that the SEC chose to file the
Telegram, the messaging application is finally going public with its involvement in the Telegram Open Network (TON) after raising $1.7 billion last year and maintaining almost complete radio silence. The first mention of TON and its native gram tokens appeared on Telegram’s official website on October 8 (Tuesday) morning in the form of terms of service (ToS) for the token’s wallet app. According to the ToS, Telegram is going to integrate the wallet into the company’s flagship
On September 6, Telegram released its Telegram Open Network (TON) testnet explorer and node software on its website, two months ahead of its planned launch of the Gram Digital Currency. As TON is Telegram’s blockchain project which has entered the last preparation stage before going live. It has been reported that on August 28, three unidentified investors in Telegram’s $1.7 billion private initial coin offering had said that Telegram confirmed that it would issue the first G