Published on September 4th, 2015 | by bitcoin0
Blockchain, a Bitcoin Wallet Provider, is Currently Offline
Blockchain, the operator of the world’s most popular bitcoin wallet service, is currently offline.
A message on the site’s homepage currently reads: “We will be back shortly.
Apologies for any inconvenience.”
A tweet by the company’s Twitter account stated similar information:
We are currently undergoing some maintenance but will be back online shortly.
— Blockchain (@blockchain) September 4, 2015
Blockchain co-founder Nic Cary told CoinDesk the outage was down to the company “installing some new equipment”, adding that it has been “growing fast” lately.
The company’s outage follows a six-hour period of downtime experienced by global bitcoin marketplace LocalBitcoins earlier this week.