PRESS RELEASE: Mainframe Partners with Telefónica’s Innovation ArmOctober 5, 2018
Mainframe Partners with Telefónica’s Innovation Arm
The fully encrypted platform partners with telecommunications giant to provide decentralized applications
Salt Lake City, Utah, October 2, 2018 — Mainframe — the blockchain startup behind the platform for building unstoppable decentralized applications — announced a partnership with Telefónica (NYSE: TEF), one of the largest Spanish multinational broadband providers. The joint initiative with Telefónica’s innovation arm, known as Wayra, will give Mainframe unique access to the company’s global base of enterprises, affiliates, and 300 million customers. In collaboration with Telefónica’s innovation arm, Mainframe will explore solutions for greater data security, user privacy, and digital freedom in the telecommunications industry.
Mick Hagen, CEO of Mainframe, said: “This partnership is ideal for Mainframe. Telefónica, and its innovation team, have shared a huge interest in exploring the opportunities of a decentralized application platform that’s resistant to censorship, surveillance, and disruption. We’re thrilled to start working on solutions that will deliver on that promise for their affiliates and clients.”
The collaboration was developed out of the clear need for heightened data privacy and security mechanisms throughout communications networks. Mainframe’s work to create robust decentralized solutions complements the ongoing work throughout Telefónica’s global network.
“We could not be happier to welcome Mainframe to the family, they have proven that they have what it takes to work with a telecommunications giant and we look forward to seeing what this partnership creates,” said Kym Andrew, Chief Marketing Officer of Wayra UK.
Telefónica is a global leader in telecommunications, operating in 17 countries under brands like O2, Movistar, Vivo, and more. To build the apps of the future, privacy and security must be met with performance and functionality — this partnership is an opportunity to demonstrate how vital it is to stay nimble in an evolving digital landscape.
Mainframe’s unique network design makes privacy, security, and control of data easy and automatic. It allows anyone, anywhere to freely build secure and scalable applications. From financial data, to social media platforms, to protection of IP information, the use cases of Mainframe technology are virtually limitless.
“We are excited to continue our efforts to provide solutions for all who need security, convenience, and control over the applications we rely on more than ever. We look forward to collaboration in the years to come with deep and abiding partnerships as we take the Mainframe revolution across the globe,” concluded Hagen.
Mainframe is the web3 infrastructure for private p2p data relay for creating unstoppable and untrackable applications. Resistant to censorship, surveillance, and disruption — Mainframe’s robust encryption, unique network design, and metadata obscuring features protects the privacy and freedoms of people around the world.
For more information, please visit https://mainframe.com/.