Bitcoin and Ethereum miners’ revenues reached parity in February, renewing all-time highs at $ 1.36 billion.
The difference was only in the shares of commissions received and rewards for the block found. In the second largest cryptocurrency in terms of capitalization, this ratio was 52.9% against 47.1%, while in bitcoin – 13.7% against 86.3%.
The aggregate indicator of income of Ethereum miners in February increased by 65.1%, including from the validation of transactions – by 122.1%.
Bitcoin miners have earned more than in December 2017, a record year for them. This was facilitated by the rise in prices to new all-time highs… Compared to January, the indicator increased by 21.4%.
ForkLog previously reported about the explosive growth of stocks Bitcoin mining equipment manufacturers and mining firms.
Recall that an active discussion began on the Ethereum network offers EIP-1559… It involves burning part of the transaction fees.… Because of this miners split into two opposite camps.
FROMFounder of Chinese mining giant Bitmain Jihan Wu supported EIP-1559.
In the near future, ForkLog will release another review of the main events of the month – we will analyze the records of trading floors, DEX, DeFi and many other numbers, as well as whale purchases and changes in the regulatory environment.
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