The last time we talked about the Lightning Network of Bitcoin, it showed massive increases in development. It was in December of last year. We remind you:
Let’s see what happened with the Network in a month or so.
According to the analytical data from the site 1ML, the number of the channels in the Lightning Network has grown by approximately 36% since last month and is now more than 22 thousand.
Visually, the Networks looks like this:
As for the active nodes in the Network, they also increased in quantity and are approaching the point of 6 thousand ones.
The technology was first launched back in March of 2018. It was created as a solution to the major problem of Bitcoin blockchain – the infamous scalability problem. The Lightning Network is maintained by 6 teams of specialists all over the world. Since the very launch date, it has been gaining momentum and expanding massively.
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