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• BNB Chain announced that its opBNB mainnet is now live for infrastructure providers.
• The testnet for the layer-2 scaling solution built on the OP Stack took one and half months and its public launch is expected soon.
• BNB price was trading around $233 at the time of writing, down 2% in 24 hours and 5% in a week.
BNB Chain’s opBNB Mainnet Goes Live
BNB Chain announced that its layer 2 scaling platform opBNB mainnet is now live for infrastructure providers. The testnet for the layer-2 scaling solution built on the OP Stack took one and half months, with on-chain transactions by the BNBChain community surpassing 7 million during this period. A total of 435,972 unique wallet addresses connected to the network with over 6k daily active users and 40 dApps deployed on it.
Path to Public Launch
The next step for opBNB mainnet is a public launch which will power fresh adoption from developers and projects. Binance recently unveiled a promotion dubbed “Odyssey” as it revealed the imminent launch of the protocol’s mainnet scheduled this month.
At the time of writing, BNB, the native cryptocurrency powering the BNB Chain ecosystem was trading around $233 – down 2% in 24 hours and nearly 5% in a week.
Significance of opBNB Mainnet
opBNB leverages Optimistic Rollups to allow for low gas fees, network stability and security making it important to optimal performance of BNB Chain ecosystem across gaming, decentralised exchanges (DEXs) and digital collectibles.
opBNB mainnet going live for infrastructure providers puts it on path to much anticipated public launch which could revamp its position in decentralised finance ecosystem while boosting adoption from developers & projects alike.