At the beginning of last year, the Commission in the network of bitcoin reached its historic high of the average cost of transfer BTC was $34. This daily the network is made up 308 thousand transactions. Now the weighted average cost of transactions on the network first cryptocurrency have dropped to October 2015 and is only $0,02.

A visual comparison of the cost of commissions in January 2019 and October 2015:

Bitcoin tx fees just hit their lowest level in over 3 years!
Jan 1, 2019:
Median Bitcoin tx fee = $0.02
Total transactions = 234,576
Oct 13, 2015:
Median Bitcoin tx fee = $0.02
Total transactions = 134,741

— Kevin Rooke (@kerooke) January 4, 2019

It is noteworthy that the trend seen in the background doubling the number of transfers over the last six months.

We will remind, on the eve of new year, the difficulty of mining bitcoins has increased by 10.03% since the last recalculation on 19 December. On the block 556416 she made up 5.62 T. With an average of Herat the network has grown to the level of 40.16 EH/s, and the extraction unit required 9 minutes and 6 seconds. Based on these data, some experts conclude that information about the release of miners from kriptonyte exaggerated.

The price of bitcoin, according to CoinMarketCap, at the moment is $4028,93 per unit.