Crypto service provider Bitcoin Suisse expects to offer its Ethereum (ETH) staking services before Christmas, underscoring the firm’s expectations of an imminent launch of Ethereum 2.0.
In a statement released Wednesday via Trustnodes, Bitcoin Suisse said:
“The deposit contract for Ethereum 2 is now live. This means that the new version of the second biggest protocol by market cap will most likely become a reality before Christmas.”
The firm intends to offer the staking service from the first day that Ethereum 2.0 is live:
“This is one of the most significant milestones in crypto this year and we will be ready for our clients on day one.”
Bitcoin Suisse was founded in 2013, making it one of the first crypto-focused financial service providers.
The Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract is open, which means anyone who wants to become a validator can deposit their minimum stake of 32 ETH. As of Wednesday, the deposit contract had over