74,48% Hasrat network bitcoin is under the control of the six mining-pools, half of which are “directly or indirectly” controlled by the Chinese company Bitmain. This is stated in a new report portal ChainDD.

In particular, BTC.com have 21,35% Hasrat network Antpool – of 13.97% and ViaBTC, which at the time invested Bitmain, – 10,51%.

Thus, even a reduction in the price of bitcoin has not led to the decentralization of the hash capacity, analysts say.

“Major mining companies can maintain a high level of computing power even in the face of a bear market, as have the advantage in the matter of the cost of electricity and equipment,” — said the researchers.

Record the average amount of bitcoins produced was recorded in January 2018, when the miners received 2038 BTC. The minimum occurred in November — 1612 BTC per day, which might be related to hardforum Bitcoin Cash.

In General, for 2018, Hasrat bitcoin increased by 173%. During this period, the difficulty of mining has changed 27 times. 5 December 2018 was the second largest in the history of bitcoin is the reduction of complexity by 15.13%. First by 18.03% — on 31 October 2011.

We will remind, in early February, Hasrat bitcoin reached the mark of 50 CS/s.