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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network capacity up by 738% since Sept 2018

Scalability is an issue that has been used against Bitcoin for a long period of time. Bitcoin currently lords over the market with a dominance of 70.9 percent at press time, but people from the community continue to raise arguments against its inefficiency to facilitate faster transactions.


The world’s largest cryptocurrency hasn’t been quiet either. In 2018, Bitcoin developers introduced the Lightning Network, a 2nd layer payment protocol on top of Bitcoin which enabled faster transactions and offered a solution to Bitcoin’s scalability problem. The Lightning Network has since sustained decent growth over the last 18 months, but the jury is still out on whether it is the prime solution for Bitcoin’s scalability problems.


Bitcoin Cash, a virtual asset that forked from Bitcoin’s blockchain to offer faster transactions at a low transaction fee, is considered by its followers to be the prime answer to all scalability issues on the network.


Messari.io recently compared the metrics of the BCH network and the Lightning Network, in order to paint a picture of comparative growth. Read More at AMBCrypto...

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