ViaBTC is a cryptocurrency technology company that operates a mining pool, mining contracts and the ViaBTC exchange. The main office of the ViaBTC pool is headquartered in China. The ViaBTC mining pool was launched in 2016 and, since then, it has become one of the largest mining pools in the crypto industry. Currently, five popular crypto coins are available for mining via ViaBTC. The ViaBTC exchange allows users to trade BTC and ETH for CNY. In 2017, the platform implemented ViaBTC accelerator to fasten the time for transactions and to protest against the prior 1 MB limitation of the Bitcoin network. According to the official website of ViaBTC, the fees for mining are lower than in other pools and internal transactions are completely free in charge.
Data indicates that someone was propping up Bitcoin Cash at a loss after the coin's halving.
Someone Was Propping Up the Bitcoin Cash Hashrate at a Loss in April
Chinese P2P platform volume quadruples as exchanges close down.
China’s Prohibition Causes Massive Spike in P2P Trading Platforms
Bitcoin mining, a huge business in China, is unsure about its future as the government cracks down.
China's Miners on Tenterhooks as Exchanges Soon Shut
ViaBTC plans to open an overseas platform after the government crackdown on the mainland.
ViaBTC Fleeing China's Shores Amid Ban Fears
Jihan Wu and Bitmain hold so much mining power that they could indeed be manipulating the market.
Bitmain's Mining Monopoly Compromises Bitcoin's Decentralized Nature
Bitcoin’s second day as two Blockchains is seeing continued volatility in Bitcoin Cash and calm at BTC.
Bitcoin Fork: Cash Volatility Continues While Bitcoin Price Remains Stable
Slush Pool along with other mining pools such as Bixin, will not support Bitcoin Cash and its August 1 hard fork execution.
Slush Pool Will Not Support Bitcoin Cash in August 1 Hard Fork