We’re pleased to announce that Binance.US will support the upcoming Ethereum Istanbul upgrade.
What to expect:
Deposits and withdrawals of ETH on Binance.US will be suspended prior to the ETH network block height of 9069000 selected to execute the upgrade, estimated to occur on 12/8/2019. Though deposits and withdrawals of ETH will be suspended during this upgrade, LIVE trading of ETH will not be affected during this upgrade.
Things to keep in mind:
- Please leave sufficient time for deposits to be processed fully prior to the above ETH network block height.
- We will handle all technical requirements involved for all users holding ETH in their accounts. Nothing needed on your end.
- This is a scheduled protocol upgrade of the ETH network, and the upgrade will not result in any new ETH being created.
- We will reopen deposits and withdrawals for ETH once we deem the upgraded network to be stable, and will not notify users in a further announcement.
- For more information on the ETH scheduled protocol upgrade, please refer to the following post: Ethereum Istanbul Upgrade Announcement.
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