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Correos Joins The Cryptocurrency Fever

Grant Thornton will develop the company’s new business. In Austria, a blockchain-based crypto seal was launched.

Correos has awarded Grant Thornton the contract to develop a new business model based on crypto assets for 163,350 euros, according to the award announcement published on the Public Sector Contracting Platform collected by Europa Press.

It is a three-month contract to launch a new business model based on crypto assets, developed on a blockchain network with ethereum technology, one of the main cryptocurrencies and competitor of bitcoin, as Expansión announced on Tuesday .

In May, the company outlined some of the lines of the future for the coming years, among which were to promote the parcel business and defend the postal service, develop new logistics businesses, promote the offer in the product and service centers and the products and services. digital services, increase the international presence of the Correos group or enhance the commercial strength of the Correos group.

In this way, the public operator follows the path of other postal services with regard to the launch of crypto assets, such as the Austrian, which in June launched the sale of Crypto Stamp 3.0, a blockchain-based crypto stamp that can be used for postage, but that is also saved as a digital image supported by ‘blockchain’ technology.

Specifically, these are limited edition postage stamps similar to the NFT (or non-fungible token, a type of cryptoactive with a digital certificate that makes them unique) that, for the 2021 edition, have also included the verification of Authenticity compatible with NFC wireless technology.

It is the third year, after starting in June 2019, that the Austrian Post has launched these cryptos.

Grant Thornton will develop the company’s new business. In Austria, a blockchain-based crypto seal was launched.

Correos has awarded Grant Thornton the contract to develop a new business model based on crypto assets for 163,350 euros, according to the award announcement published on the Public Sector Contracting Platform collected by Europa Press.

It is a three-month contract to launch a new business model based on crypto assets, developed on a blockchain network with ethereum technology, one of the main cryptocurrencies and competitor of bitcoin, as Expansión announced on Tuesday .

In May, the company outlined some of the lines of the future for the coming years, among which were to promote the parcel business and defend the postal service, develop new logistics businesses, promote the offer in the product and service centers and the products and services. digital services, increase the international presence of the Correos group or enhance the commercial strength of the Correos group.

In this way, the public operator follows the path of other postal services with regard to the launch of crypto assets, such as the Austrian, which in June launched the sale of Crypto Stamp 3.0, a blockchain-based crypto stamp that can be used for postage, but that is also saved as a digital image supported by ‘blockchain’ technology.

Specifically, these are limited edition postage stamps similar to the NFT (or non-fungible token, a type of cryptoactive with a digital certificate that makes them unique) that, for the 2021 edition, have also included the verification of Authenticity compatible with NFC wireless technology.

It is the third year, after starting in June 2019, that the Austrian Post has launched these cryptos.

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