Qingdao,China，June 21,2021/PRNewswire/--SOSLimited（NYSE:SOS）（the“Company”or“SOS”) announced today that it has entered into a joint venture agreement with Niagara Development LLC (“Niagara Development”),a New Jersey limited liability company, for a joint venture to be based in Niagara, Wisconsin.
The joint venture, FD LLC, is expected to carry out crypto-currency mining operations and construct an international standardized Digital Super Computing Custody Operation Center.
Under terms of the agreement, Niagara Development will be responsible for providing up to 150MW of electricity, including electricity generated fromrenewable sources,and construction the Digital Super Computing Custody Operation Center..SOS will be responsible for the management, operations and financing of the joint venture. SOS remains committed to its block-chain strategy and strive to become a sustainability leader in the industry.
In response to developments in the laws and regulations pertaining to blockchain operations in China, SOS has begun shifting its bitcoin mining operations to the U.S. The majority of SOS’ China operations, namely, its insurance businesses, call centers and ethereum mining businesses, remain unaffected and fully operational.
Yandai Wang, Chairman of SOS, commented, “SOS continues to increase its development of comprehensive blockchain solutions for digital trade, digital finance and other industries. We decided to acquire a sustainable power supply as far as possible，as we expand our blockchain operations into North America and look forward to successful operation of the joint venture.We continue to explore the possibility of acquisition of Niagara Development, Sherman Development LLC, and Park Falls Management LLC. Although at this point, we do not have any definitive agreement for such acquisition, we remain optimistic about our strategic expansion in North America.”
SOS is an emerging marketing and solution provider based on blockchain and big data. It has about 20 million members in China. In July 2020, the headquarters of SOS moved from Gui'an new area to Qingdao West Coast new area. SOS has outlined its strategy in blockchain and cryptocurrency, including a series of measures to expand its business to cryptocurrency mining and cryptocurrency security and insurance. The core infrastructure of SOS’ marketing data, technology and solutions to insurance and emergency rescue services is built on big data, blockchain-based technology, cloud computing, AI, satellite, and 5G network, etc. SOS has created a cloud “software as a service (SaaS)” platform for emergency rescue services, with three major product categories: basic cloud, cooperative cloud, and information cloud. This system provides innovative marketing solutions to clients, such as insurance companies, financial institutions, medical institutions, healthcare providers, auto manufacturers, and other service providers in the emergency rescue services industry.
SOS has obtained a national high-tech enterprise certification and the title of "Big Data Star Enterprise," awarded by the Gui'an New District Government. Staying on the forefront of digital technology innovation, the Company has registered 99 software copyrights and 3 patents. For more information, please visit: http://www.sosyun.com/
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