Bitcoin Lightning Network Node

Capacity: ~1.587 BTC / Public Channels: 41

Connection: Clearnet / Tor
Rank: 7 / Silver
Clearnet Lightning Address
Tor Lightning Address

The organisation connects African retailers to their customers and making Bitcoin payments as fast and as cheap as possible for African users. Africa Free Routing is run on a non-profit basis. All profits they make go towards Bitcoin education and...

Last seen 5 months ago · Joined almost 2 years ago

Free Bitcoin lightning payments node for Africa. ALL proceeds go towards Bitcoin education in Africa. Please share and support us!

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Hubness Rank: 1322

Weighted for channel sizes: 571

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Hopness Rank: 1660

Weighted for channel sizes: 2099

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Betweenness Rank: 257

Weighted for channel sizes: 257

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This bitcoin lightning network node identified by the pubkey: 02ddb472c8edf0624dec5544507b705aae67d42a6cc2db133ba7e843fd5ce90135 also known by the alias: AfricaFreeRouting is accessible on the lightning network address: 02ddb472c8edf0624dec5544507b705aae67d42a6cc2db133ba7e843fd5ce90135@ and 02ddb472c8edf0624dec5544507b705aae67d42a6cc2db133ba7e843fd5ce90135@gyydo2x6ybcw2clpjxcu7i3fvbxbb7yd6nzdojbslu22xseflzwqd4id.onion:9735 .

The node has 41 channels, and a total channel capacity of: 158,688,517 Satoshis, which is equivalent to ~1.587 BTC. The node's hex color is #a23402. The information regarding this node and it channels has been updated last on 2024-05-30 17:48:56 UTC.

This node page has been claimed by user: AfricaFreeRouting and has been verified through a digital signature as well. The user has created their account almost 2 years ago, and has been last seen 5 months ago.

The user has participated in 9 swaps on LightningNetwork+. The node operator has opened 9 channels to LN+ users through Swaps. The user has received 5 positive ratings from other users.

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