Crypto internet provider World Mobile launches on Google Play in US

Quick Take

  • Android users in the U.S., UK, Canada and Australia can now download World Mobile on Google Play.
  • World Mobile has also partnered with blockchain-AI company SingularityNET to help with customer service and the extension of credit.

Decentralized mobile internet provider World Mobile has become widely available for download on Android devices in the U.S., UK, Canada and Australia, the company announced.

Powered through a combination of blockchain technology and older "aerial and terrestrial infrastructure,” World Mobile is aiming to provide customers with a lower-cost alternative for accessing the internet. Last month, the company said it had secured authorization to roll out its service in parts of the U.S. and planned to initially begin in California, New Mexico, Nevada and Utah.

Mobile users keen to try out the blockchain-enabled service provider can download World Mobile's app from Google Play. Before today. World Mobile had been limited to testing its service in Australia and Zanzibar.

World Mobile's platform is designed to provide users with a non-custodial wallet "dedicated to tokens built on the Cardano blockchain," including the company's own WMT token. Additionally, users can use the World Mobile app to convert dollars and euros into WMT tokens, the company added.

Artificial intelligence

Separately, World Mobile announced a partnership with SingularityNET, with the latter set to provide artificial-intelligence solutions aimed to help with both customer service and efforts to extend credit to customers.

"SingularityNET was founded with a vision to democratize access to technology and wealth. This partnership is a key component of this journey," said SingularityNET'S COO Janet Adams.

SingularityNET provides incentives for individuals to contribute data that improves proprietary AI models.

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