The average commission in the Bitcoin network has grown by more than 300% in anticipation of halving.

According to the Bitinfocharts portal, on May 8, the average transaction cost soared to $ 3.19. Compared to April 26, when the average size of the commission was $ 0.62, the growth exceeded 300%.

The last time the commission size in the Bitcoin network exceeded $ 3 in July 2019. In December 2017, when Bitcoin reached a historic high, the average commission size soared to $ 55.

Commissions in the Bitcoin network have always grown before halving. The last time, July 9, 2016, its size also increased by more than 3 times.

Earlier, Remme CEO Alexander Momot said bitcoin halving will not affect network stability but will hit miners