Altcoins are Going SegWit for Price Boost of a Lifetime

Altcoins are Going SegWit for Price Boost of a Lifetime

Little-known altcoin DigiByte is following Litecoin and Syscoin in making investors rich with impending SegWit activation. DigiByte Celebrates Countdown To Ultimate Pump. Metrics highlighted by developers Saturday show the proportion of DigiByte miner support at 72.48% – inching past the 70% activation threshold. “6 more days to go till activation at this rate! Happy Easter everyone!” a Twitter post added. Despite having barely made a name for itself prior to the announcement, DigiByte is currently 63rd in CoinMarketCap’s cryptocurrency listings, its price increasing 15% in the 24 hours to....


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