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Lightning Network progress

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We are now with more than 2000 nodes with over 5650 open channels on mainnet. You can send BTC instantly for 1 sat per transaction or less. 

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Lightning network hit 7000 channels today with a total valuation of $144k! It is used for micro transactions that transfers bitcoins in a couple of seconds for free or almost free. 
This is how it looks right now watching it on https://lnmainnet.gaben.win/:

 

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Data is from

 

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Lightning network is worth little more than 110 BTC (that's more than $800k) on 10k channels.

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Current state of the network 6 months later:

Channels multiplied to 20k+,

Nodes at 5.5k+,

and estimated at $2M.

 

 

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