Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Bitcoin’s Lightning Network (LN), the flagship cryptocurrency’s layer-two scaling solution that’s set to help it be adopted throughout the world by boosting transaction speeds and eliminating network congestion, has recently surpassed the 500 BTC ($1.8 million) capacity.

According to data from 1ML, the network’s capacity is now at 510 BTC, while the number of open payment channels is of 15,855. The website’s data further shows that there are nearly 4,800 nodes in it, although only 2,214 have active channels. The average node capacity is of 0.231 BTC, while the average channel capacity is of $0.032 BTC.

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