Tether’s Issuance on Algorand Will Be a “Game Changer for Global Defi Participants”

Tether launches stablecoin on Algorand

Tether (USDT) is live on Algorand 2.0. Algorand is the world’s first-ever blockchain platform that is permission-less and supports pure proof of stock. It is expected that Tether will take the innovation in Algorand 2.0 to the newer heights. Tether will provide instant confirmation mechanism, support for micropayments as well as for the automatic wallet support to the platform’s users.

The benefits of Tether include the highest liquidity, high speed, reliable scalability, and confirmation in transactions. Tether will make use of Algorand Standard Asset (ASA) technology, which will enable the ‘tokenization and issuance of any type of asset’ on the blockchain platform. The CTO at Tether Paolo Ardoino talked about the diverse quality of Tether. He pointed at how the collaboration of Algorand and Tether will help in leveraging the ‘speed and security of Algorand’s protocol.’ He explained:

A key strength of Tether is that it is underpinned by a rich diversity of different blockchain. […] Our latest collaboration with Algorand leverages the speed and security of Algorand’s protocol to give traders fast settlement and reduced counterparty risk in their fiat to digital asset transactions. Tether and Algorand both share a desire to keep building next-generation financial products and we feel our growing customer base will appreciate and benefit greatly from this collaboration.

Algorand Inc.’s CEO Steve Kokinos, on the other hand, expressed the excitement for the collaboration and how both the blockchain platform and the stablecoin will lead to higher security, stability towards the ‘Defi economy’ (decentralized financial economy).

The services offered by Algorand 2.0 are scalable, are of enterprise-grade, and, most importantly, are customizable to suit the real-world requirements. The users, with the Algorand 2.0 upgrade, will get to enjoy benefits such as:

  • Standard assets
  • Atomic transfers and
  • Smart contracts

All the above can be enjoyed on layer 1 of the protocol, reports reveal. Tether’s vision to grow can be seen with its enthusiasm working with Ethereum, EOS, Liquid Network, Omni and Tron. The active participation of Tether in the crypto projects ensures with other platforms also ensures a robust growth of the crypto sphere, overall.

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