- The Lightning Network has seen substantial growth over the past few years, doubling capacity year-over-year, and currently offers a capacity of over 4,500 BTC across thousands of channels worldwide
- LQwD currently spans 19 countries, including Japan, England, Canada, France, Australia, Italy, Indonesia, Japan-Osaka, Bahrain, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Singapore, Hong Kong, Brazil, Germany, India, Ireland, and US-West
- LQwD’s PaaS offering provides Lightning Network node and channel management, LSP for merchants, and an easy-to-use API for even novice BTC owners
The Lightning Network, a layer 2 payment protocol on the Bitcoin blockchain, set its first capacity record in August 2020, reaching 1,000 BTC. By July 2021, the Lightning Network had doubled its capacity, reaching 2,000 BTC. Continuing on this trend, July 2022 saw double the figure reported the year prior and has now exceeded a capacity of 4,500 BTC across all public nodes, enabling faster transactions atop the Bitcoin blockchain with lower fees and higher security protocols. Nodes and channels on the Lightning Network span the globe, with the top three countries including the United States (2,300 BTC), Germany (355 BTC), and Canada (151 BTC) (https://ccw.fm/zCA9C).
The Lightning Network is scalable, global, open, inclusive, permissionless, and decentralized. Already built, the Network offers the advantage of scaling micropayments on a massive scale and offers a settlement rate of over one million transactions per second versus blockchain with seven transactions per…
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