Blockstream launches phase 2 of its ‘Bitcoin space program’

posted 26 days ago
Blockstream has upgraded its Bitcoin Satellite network to version 2.0. Users can now synchronize a full Bitcoin node without an Internet connection. The company will soon launch sales of specialized satellite receivers and dishes.

Version 2.0 introduces a standards-based transmission protocol, more bandwidth, additional coverage areas as well as the ability to sync a full Bitcoin node without any Internet connection.
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