Blockstream Satellite Coverage Is Now Worldwide (Dec 18th, 2018)


In addition to North and South America, Europe, and Africa, the addition of the Asia-Pacific region to Blockstream Satellite brings free Bitcoin blockchain access to some of the most populous regions of the world.

Coming soon: Satellite API. Users can broadcast unencrypted data to everyone with a satellite receiver or target specific users by using encryption. Combined with the Lightning Network’s onion-routed payments, it will be possible to send totally private messages where no one can identify the sender, the receiver, or the content of the message.

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