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The Stellar Network is an open-source blockchain protocol that has gained popularity among businesses and individuals for its speed, scalability, and low transaction costs.

Unlike other leading blockchains such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, Stellar is built on a unique approval process called the Stellar Consensus Protocol (SCP) that enables fast, efficient business transactions. One advantage of choosing the Stellar network over other blockchain systems is its speed. Transactions on the Stellar network are processed in seconds, making it a great choice for businesses and anyone who wants to send and receive money quickly. This is a huge advantage over other blockchain standards like Bitcoin and Ethereum, which can take several minutes or even hours to process a single transaction.


Another advantage of the Stellar network is its scalability. The network is designed to manage large volumes of business, making it a good choice for businesses and organizations that need to manage large amounts of data. In addition, the Stellar network was designed to handle cross-border transactions, making it a great choice for business people and those who want to send money to different parts of the world. The Stellar network is also known for its low transaction costs. Unlike other blockchain systems, the Stellar network does not require miners to approve transactions, eliminating the need for high fees. This makes it a good choice for entrepreneurs and those who want to send and receive money regularly because it can save them a lot of money in the long run.

Personally, I know how easy it is to use Stellar, as I have just created a new token for a client who wanted to set up a global digital loyalty network (I can’t divulge more than that at this stage). Stellar has a large community of developers, so much documentation it blew my mind away and ease of use were some of the reasons it was chosen in this instance.

In summary

… the Stellar network is a fast, scalable, and affordable blockchain system that offers many advantages over other blockchain protocols. Due to its unique consensus system, the Stellar Consensus Protocol, it makes transactions fast, efficient and secure, making it a good choice for businesses and anyone who wants to send and receive money quickly fast and cheaply.

By Steve Hodgkiss

I’m Steve Hodgkiss. I’m a web developer living in-between the United Kingdom and S.E. Asia. I am a fan of technology, travel and food. I’m also interested in programming and web development. Born in the UK, after finishing school I graduated from Technical College with a HND (Higher National Diploma). After working my way up as an Employee of various companies, I went Freelance in 1987. Working both in the UK and locations worldwide, I soon built up my reputation as a very competent developer, being retained by one particular Bank for 15 years. The last few years I've developed more experience that relates to Blockchain Technology and the way it can empower governments, businesses and customers. This includes the development of blockchain platforms and Cryptocurrency exchanges.