The total number of active nodes on Lightning Network,the most exciting development in the whole blockchain ecosystem, has crossed 2,000, while its total network capacity has passed $150,000.
With the ongoing speed of the development of Lightning Network, analysts believe that the official release of the first version of the mainnet can occur anytime soon.
Soon after the full-SegWit support in the Bitcoin software update, the Bitcoin transactions using SegWit have doubled in just past two days.
Coinbase and GDAX have adopted SegWit, which means that all their users will soon have an opportunity to enjoy lower fees and faster Bitcoin transactions.
The transactions costs on the Bitcoin network have gone lowest in the past six months due to the reduction in network congestion as well as with the implementation of the SegWit support.
Bitcoin Foundation chief specialist, Gavin Andresen, unveiled his view on what will happen with virtual currency once all bitcoins are created.