Brave announced on Wednesday it has added support for the Solana blockchain to expand Web 3.0 access for the browser’s 15.5 million daily users.

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Fast facts

  • The Brave Wallet can now be used to buy, sell and hold Solana-based cryptocurrencies.
  • Users can also use the Brave’s wrapped Basic Attention Token (BAT) on Solana and other Ethereum and Ethereum Virtual Machine-compatible chains.
  • Brave said it integrated the Solana blockchain for its low fees and high transaction speeds.
  • Brave is equipped with Web3 features such as a built-in crypto wallet and pays users for viewing advertising material in BAT.
  • Both SOL and BAT’s price remained largely unchanged following the announcement and were trading at US$49.64 and US$0.3946 respectively.

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