New Litecoin Hard Fork to be Implemented

The team of Litecoin Private will fork Litecoin on block height 1407299
16 April 2018   5198

In February we have reported about the LitecoinCash fork, which was supposed to have such feature of new coin as introducing 10:1 claim ratio instead of traditional 1:1 ratio. The new Litecoin hard fork is coming in just a few days, it has emerged recently.

Litecoin Private should allow private transactions due to the utilization of zkSNARKs, and smart contract capabilities alongside with the "revolutionary" DAO Management Engine. Litecoin Private is currently in the form of ERC20 futures token running on the Ethereum blockchain.

We will do a community airdrop through our ethereum smart contracts to distribute a total of 21,000,000 LTCP [ERC20] fairly to the community for free and at a later date we will fork Litecoin and merge the [ERC20] LTCP coins with forked LTC coins (42,000,000 + 84,000,000), creating a total supply of 126,000,000 LTCP. Then we will distribute most of the remaining converted ERC20 coins in another community airdrop, this time directly through LTCP smart contracts. 
 

Litecoin Private statement

Litecoin Private Features:

  • Fast. Thanks to 5 second block time the transaction speed of LTCP is under 5 seconds in most scenarios. This makes LTCP up to 200x faster than BTC and about 50x faster than LTC.
  • Private. Due to the utilization of the revolutionary zkSNARKs technology, it should be able to provide private transactions through LTCP, similar to those in Monero, ZClassic and other privacy coins.
  • Scalable. With significantly increased block size, Litecoin Private is capable of doing up to 300 TPS, which is 75 times more than Bitcoin.
  • Smart Contracts. LTCP will be the first blockchain to allow smart contracts with complete transaction privacy. Furthermore, thanks to our DAO Management Engine (DAOME), it's incredibly easy to create a DAO on the LTCP blockchain.

The team of Litecoin Private will fork Litecoin on block height 1407299, which is approximately on 21 of April 2018. Moreover, desktop wallets alongside with the source code will be released soon.

Binance to GBP Fast Payments & LTC Contracts

Today Binance supports more than 20 fiat currencies through and the LTC / USDT perpetual contract will be launched on Jan 9 at 8:00 UTC
09 January 2020   166

This Wednesday, Binance Exchange announced the start of cooperation with the Banxa service, which will allow its users to buy cryptocurrencies for Australian dollars, euros and British pounds.

Payments in pounds are made through the Faster Payments (FPS) system, which provides an almost instant transfer of funds. FPS is a British banking initiative that allows you to reduce the transfer of funds between different banks from three business days to several seconds. Exchanges such as Coinbase and Coinfloor already work with the system.

Banxa allows crypto exchanges, wallets and other crypto platforms to offer instant fiat to crypto conversions. With only one integration, our partners benefit from both local and global payment options while Banxa takes care of all regulation, compliance and chargebacks. We are very delighted to welcome Binance into our growing ecosystem of partners and look forward to working closely with the team at Binance.

 

Holger Arians

Banxa CEO

Binance currently supports more than 20 fiat currencies through eight partners: Simplex, Koinal, Paxful, AdvCash, Papara, Flutterwave, Latamex and Banxa. Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance, previously stated that his company’s goal for 2020 is to support all 180 fiat currencies. According to the latest announcement, in the coming months their number will increase with the participation of Banxa.

In addition, Binance continues to actively expand the list of contracts available on its derivative platform Binance Futures. Only this week, the company announced the launch of contracts for XRP and EOS, and today a contract for Litecoin has been added to them. The LTC / USDT perpetual contract will be launched on January 9 at 8:00 UTC. When opening positions, users will be able to choose the desired shoulder size from 1 to 75x.