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Cardano (ADA) Shelley Update: Selfnode Test To launch on June 17

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The countdown to the launch of Cardano’s Mainnet ‘Shelley’ appears to be imminent with the blockchain platform increasing its preparation for the long-awaited launch.

A picture of the selfnode was shared on Twitter by a  crypto enthusiast with the username Adataimment. He revealed that Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson posted the pic on Telegram and hinted that the selfnode test could launch on the 17th of June.

The selfnode testnet would be released to a select pool of users to run local nodes and find bugs within the testnet. If all goes according to plan there would be a testnet launch which would integrate all nodes connected together to simulate the decentralised stake pool.

After further testing and certification from Cardano, the stake pool would go live which would bring about the launch of “Shelley Mainnet.

It is understood that the Cardano team have put a lot of effort into achieving this milestone. The blockchain intends to launch its Mainnet this year after several delays.

Cardano (ADA) Recently Made Changes to its Team

Cardano (ADA) have taken several steps towards actualising that goal with the coin revising its roadmap at the beginning of the year to reflect a new era. Furthermore, there has been an increased emphasis on publicity in recent weeks.

Cardano foundation which is the major body that monitors the coin on Monday appointed highly rated journalist Bakyt Azimkanov as the head of Global PR, communications and marketing.

This move is believed to have been enforced by the need of the coin to have a fully focused approach towards its ideals and adoption within the mainstream media.

About Cardano (ADA)

Cardano (ADAS) is regarded as one of the top crypto projects in the crypto market and the coin currently sits 12th I’m the list of top coins based on market cap.

The news of the impending launch of the selfnode testnet has elicited a positive response from the crypto community as they look forward to the long-awaited release of Shelley update.

It remains to be seen whether the release of the selfnode testnet would have an effect on its price but the coin has been pretty steady in price in recent weeks.

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