Platform instant exchange scriptaction ShapeShift has added support protocal Segregated Witness (SegWit), which increases the speed of transactions and leads to a decrease in commissions in the network of bitcoin, said on Twitter founder and CEO of platform Eric Vorhes.

At the moment the integration SegWit software platform is fully completed. Thus, ShapeShift has become one of the world’s largest sender and receiver of the transaction SegWit. Today the share of this company accounted for 2-3% of all bitcoin transactions, says the company blog.

After the concept SegWit was submitted in December 2015 in Hong Kong, ShapeShift became an ardent supporter of the decision on the scalability of bitcoin. ShapeShift called on other companies as soon as possible to integrate Segregated.

To date, the share SegWit transactions in the network of bitcoin is approaching 8%.

Earlier it was reported that the cryptocurrency exchange HitBTC expressed support for Segregated Witness Protocol, which will lead to lower transaction fees in bitcoins.

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Platform ShapeShift increased the speed of transactions with bitcoin 06.10.2017

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