ViaBTC has mined its first official Bitcoin Unlimited block after confirming it allocated its entire hashing power to mining on the platform.
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ViaBTC’s First Bitcoin Unlimited Block
ViaBTC is the fifth-largest mining pool in the world by hashrate distribution. It announced it had officially mined its first Bitcoin Unlimited block on October 10, with a coinbase size vote of 2 MB.
Almost immediately after ViaBTC’s appearance at Roger Ver’s “Free Speech Party” in Milan, Italy, the pool also announced it is now allocating 100 percent of its hashing power to mining Bitcoin Unlimited blocks.
The team confirmed it is now running Bitcoin Unlimited on the Bitcoin mainnet network, which secures and settles original bitcoin transactions. According to blockchain explorer Blocktrail, ViaBTC officially mined bitcoin block 433747, reflecting the 2 MB vote.