Symbol Mainnet officially went live on 17 March 2021 – a date which marks the beginning of the next chapter in NEM’s exciting story. Symbol will sit alongside NEM NIS1, making NEM officially a two chain ecosystem.
Symbol public chain will launch on 15 March 2021. This represents a major milestone in the 4 years development of Symbol, achieved following a highly robust and rigorous testing programme – making Symbol one of the most stable and secure blockchains.
Finality in the blockchain space is the way someone can tell if a transaction or block on a chain is at risk of changing in the future or not. Finality is important because without it, any transaction can theoretically be rolled back.