Layer-1 Blockchain

What Is a Layer-1 Blockchain?

A layer-1 blockchain is a set of solutions that improve the base protocol itself

Layer-1 blockchain refers to the underlying blockchain protocol that provides the foundation for the network. It is a distributed ledger technology (DLT) that has been designed to record transactions securely on a public, immutable and trustless ledger. 

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Layer-1 blockchains are the most basic form of blockchain and the foundation for all other blockchain layers. They are often referred to as the “core” or “foundation” of the blockchain network, as they provide the infrastructure for all other applications and protocols that are built on top of the network. They are the only layer directly responsible for maintaining the distributed ledgervalidating transactions, and securing the network from malicious actors.