Iran to Accept Crypto Mining as Industry

However, the regulatory framework for mining has not yet been developed
05 September 2018   1969

According to the Secretary of the Supreme Council of Iran on cyberspace Abolhassan Firouzabadi, the government of the country recognized the cryptocurrency mining as a separate industry. This is reported by the local agency IBENA.

The official noted that the cryptocurrency mining was recognized as a separate industry by such departments as the Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies, the central bank, the Ministry of Industry, Resources and Trade, the Ministry of Energy and the Ministry of Economy and Finance. However, the regulatory framework for mining has not yet been developed.

It is also reported that the National Center for Cyberspace of Iran and the Central Bank of the country will submit final rules for the creation of blockchain startups, crypto trading and other activities related to cryptocurrencies before the end of September.

Abolhassan Firouzabadi added that Iran's national cryptocurrency can be used as an instrument of payment with economic partners and friendly states, and will also circumvent US sanctions.

At the end of August, the National Center for Cyberspace of Iran announced the completion of work on the draft national cryptocurrency.

Bitmain's Antminer S19 & S19 Pro to be Available

Antminer S19 with a hash rate of 95 TH/s costs $ 2180, and Antminer S19 Pro with a hashrate of 110 TH/s is $ 2920
23 March 2020   308

Bitmain, the largest manufacturer of mining equipment, has announced the launch of sales of new Antminer S19 and S19 Pro devices.

So far, new equipment will be available only in China, but the Bitmain team has announced the imminent launch of international sales.

The price of Antminer S19 with a hash rate of 95 TH / s is $ 2,180, and the Antminer S19 Pro with a hashrate of 110 TH / s costs $ 2,920.

According to the iHodl portal, the first batch of miners has already been sold out and buyers should receive their devices from May 11 to May 20.