Ethereum is long awaited Update of Constantinople what is now supposed to be causing a hard gallows is soon under way. Originally, the main update was to be finalized in August 2018, then tested for 2 months and released in October.
However, following energetic testing, several errors were detected in the update schedule and the fork was postponed until January 2019. The exact date of the rigid fork has yet to be confirmed, but we know that the fork will be after the fork. block number 7080000 is extracted.
According to sources that are familiar with the technical aspects, the current average blocking time is about 15 seconds and today we have 44 061 blocks to go until we reach the 7080000 block. Therefore, the calculations predict that the hard fork of Constantinople occur on Wednesday, January 16th.
13 exchanges support the Forcella Dura di Costantinopoli
Keeping in mind the expiration date of the fork, 13 exchanges of cryptographers have officially announced that they will support the hard fork of Ethereum.
Among the first exchanges to announce support was Okex, which officially announced to their customers:
"We will support the fork of Ethereum (ETH) Constantinople and make a snapshot of all OKEx accounts at the height of the 7,080,000 block (which is estimated to occur between January 14 and 18)."
Another quick exchange to announce their support was Huobi, who he has declared:
"Huobi Global will support the ethereal (ETH) Constantinople hard fork.When updating, if there are any launches, Huobi Global will distribute them to users after receiving the launches.It is advisable to deposit ETH on Huobi Global because Huobi Global will help you deal with any technical problems related to the rigid fork. "
In addition, London's encrypted trading colossus, CEX.IO, has announced that they are making the necessary technical changes to support the Ethereum rigid fork in Constantinople and ensure that its customers' funds are safe.
Other exchanges that have announced support for upgrading include Bittrex, Binance, OKCoin, IDAX, Koinex, BitMart, Cryptopia, BiBox, HotBit, EtherFlyer, BitForex, WazirX, Exodus Wallet, Catex, Indodax, TOK and ABCC.
There may be other exchanges that announce support as we approach the date, but this is what we at IIB have been able to collect until now. We will try to keep this list up to date as more exchanges announce support.
One important thing to take into consideration is that the hard fork of Ethereum's Constantinople should be non-contentious in the sense that everyone will agree to take the Ethereum blockchain on its new path.
Unlike the hard return of Bitcoin Cash in November 2018, where a war between the two chains damaged the entire crypto ecosystem, the Ethereum fork should be a peaceful transition, as if nothing had happened. ETH owners do not need to prepare for this update and can simply try it.
However, if you want to participate in Ethereum's hard fork, all exchanges urge ETH owners to allow enough time for deposits to be processed before the fork, and some trades will even stop ETH deposits before the fork.
Furthermore, the main encrypted exchange Binance he stated that there is a slight possibility that other forks of Ethereum will take place at the same time as the appeal of Constantinople.
To prepare for this, Binance gave the following Message:
"If during the period of the rigid fork of Constantinople there will be other forks or hard launches, we invite these respective project teams to contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org for further discussion."