March 22, 2021
Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) is pleased to announce that after an extensive procurement process, the technology provider chosen to support BOJ in testing a central bank digital currency (CBDC) solution in the Bank’s Fintech Regulatory Sandbox for a pilot in May to end December 2021 is eCurrency Mint Incorporated.
eCurrency Mint will also be the provider when the national CBDC roll-out begins in early 2022.
eCurrency Mint is a global thought leader and pioneer of the hardware, software, and cryptographic security protocol technology to enable central banks to securely issue, distribute and supervise CBDC, a digital fiat currency that will operate alongside notes and coins as digital legal tender. For more information on eCurrency Mint, please see their website at www.ecurrency.net