April 25, 2024

Gett and Farfetch Consider Implementing Gram Token Payment

Online luxury clothing store Farfetch and taxi aggregator Gett discussed with Telegram the possibility of usingGram tokens to pay for their services. This is with reference to the transcript of the interrogation of SEC lawyer Ilya Perekopsky, vice president of business development at Telegram, according to RBC.

According to Perekopsky, Gett CEO sentA top-manager of Telegram wrote a letter stating the company's interest in using Gram as a means of payment when the token is available. CEO Gett also chatted with a messenger employee in the fall of 2019.

Farfetch representatives scheduled business meetings several times, but they all did not take place, Perekopsky said.

There were other companies that expressed a desire to contribute to the wide distribution of the TON platform token, the vice president of Telegram added, but did not name any of them.

However, he emphasized that the messenger team is notI was looking for potential partners, considering it premature. The company did not see the point, until there is no way to demonstrate the technology in action.

Recall, on January 7-8, in Dubai, SEC lawyer Pavel Durov, founder and CEO of Telegram, interrogated him, during which he said that Gram is a digital currency, not a security.