Blockstream company to broadcast the bitcoin blockchain worldwide via satelite

17 Dec 2018

One of the biggest cryptocurrency companies Blockstream announced the launch of its fifth satellite into the Earth's orbit. This will complete the worldwide coverage of broadcasting bitcoin blockchain. Blockstream announced that bitcoin users will no longer need an Internet connection in order to connect to the global bitcoin payment network. New, fifth satellite will cover the region of Asia-Pacific completing the world wide coverage. Blockstream is working on building the global payment infrastructure for cryptocurrencies.

Explore the issues

The digital currencies story is a continuation of the long-running saga of economics, markets, and commodity exchange in human society. With the constant rise of the global network, we have witnessed many global services becoming widely accepted and in a way changing (by adding to) our experience of mutual interaction.


The GIP Digital Watch observatory is provided by



and members of the GIP Steering Committee


GIP Digital Watch is operated by

Scroll to Top