South Korean payment services platform Danal has partnered with LG CNS to develop a payments network that hopes to bring Web3-related digital assets payments to the existing financial system.

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Fast facts

  • LG CNS is an information technology consulting and solutions subsidiary of LG Corporation, the fourth-largest South Korean conglomerate.
  • The ‘Danal One Payment Platform’ will provide mobile and credit card payments that support cryptocurrencies, non-fungible token (NFT) and “future” payment schemes for the metaverse, the company said in a press release. 
  • Danal said it plans to leverage its recent memorandum of understanding (MOU) with U.S.-based payments solutions provider Fiserv for global expansion.
  • Danal Fintech, Danal’s blockchain subsidiary, manages a local crypto payments platform Paycoin (PCI) which is accepted in local convenience stores, restaurants and other retail services.

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