Litecoin can be helpful in facilitating the Bitcoin Lightning Network, Charlie Lee believes

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July 17, 2018 by
Litecoin can be helpful in facilitating the Bitcoin Lightning Network, Charlie Lee believes

Lightning Network is an interesting aspect of the cryptocurrency– it is developed as a separate network, adjoining to the existing Bitcoin network. The Network might permit the user-to-user transaction. The payments will be done on a private basis, therefore, reducing the high purchase charges and the struggling with expanded processing times. In a current tweet, Litecoin founder Charlie Lee said that his cryptocurrency could aid in promoting the Lightning Network.

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To discuss just how that will certainly be feasible he tweeted on July 11 that Litecoin “will also be the simplest onramp onto the Lightning Network. BTC takes too lengthy as well as costs [as well] high? Not a problem. Open up an LTC repayment channel on chain cheaply and also quickly, then atomically exchange for BTC if/when you need to. This can be done in one action.”

In the meantime, Litecoin is one of the prominent cryptos when it involves on-chain purchases, because its both fast as well as cheap. In addition, Litecoin has its very own independent Lightning Network and has actually examined atomic swap. However, before easily integrating the treatment, some fine-tuning is required. However, It is to be noted that Bitcoin network which was when plagued by blockage has actually gotten rid of those concerns. Currently, they do not operate on such high charges and is preferred as a network for transmission of big transactions.

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The programmer behind the Network, Lightning Labs has a beta function in its network in which 2 cryptocurrencies can be selected, although the functions are not yet on the online mainnet. The Lightning Network is in development for numerous years and also was launched in March of this year. It was harsh launch as several of the individuals even experienced losses. Also months after its launch, the Network did not live up to the assumptions that individuals had.

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