Akoin (AKN), the crypto project developed by Senegalese-American singer Akon, has completed the pilot rollout stage of its deployment in the Mwale Medical and Technology City complex in Kenya.
As previously reported by Cointelegraph, the trial phase was launched back in November 2020 at the time of the AKN listing on the Bittrex crypto exchange.
Following the success of the initial pilot, the Akoin crypto is now ready for full deployment in the $2 billion complex in July.
Commenting on the success of the pilot program, Akoin President and co-founder Jon Karas revealed that the roll-out was received with “great enthusiasm.”
Once fully deployed, AKN will reportedly be available for adoption among 5,000 hospital workers, 2,000 merchants, and over 35,000 residents of the MMTC. In total, the Akoin team estimates that over $5 million in transactions will come from the facility using AKN tokens.
According to the announcement, AKN utilization should increase to cover the estimated 20,000 MMTC workers expected by December 2021. By the end of 2022, the Akoin team says AKN will be the exclusive digital currency of the facility, processing between $1.7 and $2Title: Akoin rolled out in $2B medical metropolis in Kenya
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Published Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 07:25:48 +0000