The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) upgrade is 21 days away and there’s a possibility the blockchain may bifurcate on November 15. On Sunday, October 25, statistics show that 731 out of the last 1,000 blocks have been mined using the BCHN full node software.
Bitcoin Cash proponents are patiently waiting for the next BCH upgrade that’s roughly three weeks away. News.Bitcoin.com reported on September 1, that due to the contentious Infrastructure Funding Proposal added to Bitcoin ABC’s codebase, the network may split.
Currently, according to statistics stemming from the web portal Coin Dance, 73% or 731 blocks out of 1,000 were mined using BCHN. A great majority of prominent miners are signaling BCHN in their coinbase message parameters after finding a BCH block.
The Bitcoin Cash blocks historical summary on the Coin Dance web portal shows 24-hour stats at 73.6% at the time of publication.
Since our newsdesk’s end of September hash watch report, there’s been a couple of announcements from exchanges. On October 23, the popular Korean exchange Bithumb published contingency plans for the fork.
According to a loose translation of the statement, if there’s an “airdrop” and a “new chain,” “Bithumb will support it after securing stability.”
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