The Lightning Network (LN) has gained its first user mobile app in the form of ACINQ’s Eclair wallet which debuted April 4.
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Continuing a trend of rapid innovation for Lightning, the wallet is currently available for Android devices running version 5.0 of the operating system and later.
The release represents the first mainnet mobile wallet based on the increasingly popular protocol.
“The Eclair Wallet is a next generation, Lightning-ready Bitcoin wallet. It can be used as a regular Bitcoin wallet, and can also connect to the Lightning Network for cheap and instant payments,” ACINQ wrote in a description of its offering.