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Today we are excited to announce that the XRP Ledger ecosystem has expanded to 55 validator nodes, an increase of 120 percent since May. These new validators include WorldLink, Telindus-Proximus Group, Bahnhof (Swedish ISP) and AT TOKYO Corporation, and join a growing network of leading companies and organizations currently validating transactions on the XRP Ledger, including Microsoft, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and CGI.

Last month, we shared our strategy to make the XRP Ledger more decentralized. We are committed to continued diversification and decentralization of the XRP Ledger validator ecosystem to further increase its resiliency and robustness (you can learn more about validators, the servers that confirm transactions on the ledger, here). Ensuring our enterprise-ready public blockchain is as strong as possible through additional validators is necessary to make XRP the globally preferred digital asset for payments.

Mathew Pulickel, Senior Vi...

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