The number of translations returned to the period indicators when the market was still stored after reaching the course of $ 20 thousand. The reason for this is to implement Bitcoin Core of various network improvements. The implementation of Segwit, the improvement of algorithms and batch processing of transactions helped more effectively use block space, reduce the competitive struggle for this resource, which led to a reduction in waiting time and commission.
In 2018, the share of Bitcoin translations made with Segwit increased from about 10% to 40%. At the same time, the average transaction volume did not exceed 750 bytes (in February), and by the end of the year it fell to 450. During this period, BTC also returned the dominant position in the market. At the moment, it again accounts for more than 50% of the total capitalization after lowering the indicator to 32.5%.
The number of active nodes has only slightly decreased during this period, which indicates the preservation of the commitment of controlling cryptocurrency or the use of them to extract economic benefits.
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