One of the “largest blockchain-based operating systems in the world” as described on the website, TRON, launched a 9,000,000 TRX airdrop.
TRON‘s value is up by 8.57% following the TRX listing on Line’s Bitbox cryptocurrency exchange. To celebrate the new collaboration, the company announced a 9,000,000 TRX airdrop available until 22nd of August.
“TRON Airdrop happening on BITBOX now. Up to 9,000,000 $TRX up for grabs!”
— BITBOX (@bitbox_official) August 15, 2018
According to Bitbox, the first 2,000 participants registered between “the 15th of August at 01:00:00 UTC to the 22nd of August at 00:59:59 UTC” will earn 2,000 TRX on the ‘first come first served’ basis.
Crypto traders investing up to 50,000 TRX have the chance to earn up to 2% per day during the airdrop period. The winners of the event will also be named after the first-come-first-served method. Later, Line’s cryptocurrency exchange Bitbox revealed that investors could gain 2% more on transactions up to 600,000 TRX.
BitTorrent became one of the Tron Super Representatives
The announcement comes in addition to the fact that BitTorrent “just got elected by the community as one of the 27 #TRON Super Representatives“, passing the mandatory 100 million vote limit needed to win the election.
BitTorrent just got elected by the community as one of the 27 #TRON Super Representatives, check out this video and learn more about their team and mission! @BitTorrent $TRX pic.twitter.com/XtJ6E2Arn1
— TRON Foundation (@Tronfoundation) August 14, 2018
Joe Joyce, chief of engineering at BitTorrent, is excited about the news, thanking the community for their votes. “I want to thank the TRON voting community for electing BitTorrent as a super representative. Everyone here is really excited about being an SR, and we really look forward to working with the other SRs to ensure the future of a decentralized internet.”
A Tron Super Representative is the one who confirms transactions and develops new blocks, being considered a “key network node“.
At the time of writing, TRON (TRX) has a market capitalization of $1,408,140,802 (ranked 12th) and is traded at $0.021417, up 8.57%.