The New Kind of Network
Easy To UseNKN makes it easy for everybody to use and utilize our services. Our code is available in many programming languages so it's easy to adopt for every developer.
Optimized RoutingThe NKN network always finds the most optimal route to it's destination. Using our own "proximity routing" algorithm, data is always taking the fastest possible relayers.
Private and Secure DeliveryNKN works without the direct use of an IP address. Data is stored only in the local device, and always guarantees best protection of privacy and security.
Solutions in the NKN Ecosystem
With nMobile, we created an all-in-one solution for decentralized chat, wallet integration, and solution utilization. It eliminates the possibility of security and privacy breaches by removing centralized servers entirely.
With nConnect, we offer a unique remote access solution with strongest security and ultimate privacy. This revolutionary service allows our users to reach to all their private data and personal files in just one click, whenever or wherever they want.
Solving all the problems todays internet can't!
Millions of nodes
NKN's novel MOCA consensus algorithm is horizontally scalable and supports an arbitrary number of consensus nodes. NKN mainnet can support millions of full consensus nodes, more than Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Aggregated high speed
Nodes and clients can utilize the aggregated speed of several routes. Adding more NKN nodes to the network can horizontally scale throughput for the entire network.
Fully peer to peer and decentralized, with no need to develop and run centralized servers. Significantly reducing complexity and costs, as well as removing the single point of failure and a centralized target for attacks or hacking.
Unique and global ID
Unique NKN addresses enable services from anywhere in the world and at any time, and also helps people discover and search for applications and services.
Extra security and privacy
End-to-end and hop-by-hop encryption without Public Key Infrastructure or 3rd party certificates.
NKN Supports all application types including real-time 3D gaming, AR/VR, and IoT, as well as edge computing and optimized routing.
Build your own software based on NKN
Using NKN in your own software is easy as 1-2-3! Our SDK is available in multiple languages, we’ve made things easy to get started with, and an active community is always there to answer your questions. NKN SDK is available in:
Bigger than your ordinary Blockchain
Always the fastest connection and latency
Regions and countries
Reliable and tamper proof transactions
Fast and easy data transmission
What others say about us
Baidu-Owned Video Streaming Giant iQiyi Taps Public Blockchain for Performance Boost
The joint effort marks a step forward in the development and interoperability of two emerging technological innovations, blockchain and edge computing, NKN said.
Narwhal: NKN’s New Mainnet Comes To Surface
The Narwhal Mainnet is NKN’s first step to create the world’s largest permissionless public blockchain by number of nodes. The testnet already registered 13,000 full consensus nodes, and now the project hopes to scale it up to “millions if not trillions of nodes.
Case Study: NKN
At the same time China Mobile was rolling out its 5G service, NKN began engaging with one of the largest Video Service Providers in China that have been experiencing phenomenal customer growth and looking for new ways to meet the growing demand.
Companies which we work with
iQIYI is the world's leading online movie and video streaming website, offering TV dramas, movies, variety shows, animation, and other quality content. NKN provides nCDN, a crowd sourced content delivery network solution, to iQiYi.
China Mobile Limited provides mobile voice and multimedia services through its nationwide mobile telecommunications network across mainland China and Hong Kong. NKN utilizes China Mobile's Edge Computing resources to deliver nCDN service.
Synology Inc. specializes in Network-attached storage (NAS) appliances. Synology's products are distributed worldwide and localized in several languages. NKN provides nConnect service for secure remote access of NAS devices.
To spur greater developer adoption for Web 3.0, NKN was proud to be a core sponsor of Gitcoin GR 11 hackathon from September 8th to 29th this year. Our judges were extremely impressed by the quality and diversity of submissions by over 30 ambitious developers/teams. The contestants explored a wide range of possibilities within NKN’s […]
“If Web 3.0 is the future of our global network, NKN is well-positioned to capture a much-needed component of infrastructure. And while Web 3.0 may still have skeptics, one need only read articles from decades ago to remember how far we’ve come. Do investors really want to bet against a more global, transparent, and decentralized […]
We are excited to announce that starting today Wednesday April 7, users can transfer NKN into Coinbase Pro accounts ahead of trading. Support for NKN will be available in all Coinbase’s supported jurisdictions. Trading will begin on or after 9AM Pacific Time (PT) Friday April 9, if liquidity conditions are met. NKN-USD and NKN-BTC trading pairs will be supported.
On March 25th 2021, NKN founding team did an AMA with Binance English community covering questions from the positioning of NKN project, technology, partnership, commercial potential, community development and many other topics. There are over 25,000 active audiences and the AMA lasted 2 hours (30 minutes overtime) due to the enthusiastic responses. Here are the transcripts.
Recently NKN broke through 45,000 full consensus nodes on its mainnet. Buy What does it means and why does billions of nodes even matter? NKN co-founder Bruce Li explains why NKN will fundamentally change the future of Internet.
NKN signs commercial contract with Synology China for secure remote access of NAS devices. The nConnect based solution will enable every existing NAS application to work as if you are at home network. $NKN #BUIDL #web3
- nMobile is an extra secure and trusted chat app, available on iOS and Android today. - Why nMobile? To eradicate the roots of security hacks and privacy issues of popular chat apps such as whatsapp and signal, by removing all centralized servers. - Targeted audience: people who put highest priority on security and privacy, such as crypto community, minority groups, and financial/legal/health professionals. - Why is it better? nMobile runs on dataRide, a blockchain powered distributed communication system by over 20,000 independent, open source and community run relay servers.
This case study introduces a new model in providing carrier-grade content delivery services for Video Service Providers. Using China Mobile’s edge compute infrastructure together with NKN’s distributed micro hosting software, the solution was able to meet all of the technical hurdles in commercial content delivery services for one of the largest Video Service Providers in […]
Following our Listing on Coinbase this April, we are now super excited to launch a Coinbase Earn Campaign today! Our team has always been keen to introduce and educate new comers of our community of what NKN really is, with the huge potential that our project bears. Here’s the best chance to do it, with […]
Highlights - NKN listed on Bitvavo, top European exchange - NKN-Gitcoin GR11 hackathon running HOT! - NKN listed on KUCOIN, top 5 global exchange - nConnect for remote collaboration: Windows & Mac
That was a wrap! The NKN - Gitcoin GR11 hackathon ended on 29th September 2021. We are overjoyed to see so many developers, designers, and technical writers participating in the hackathon and submitting great apps and solutions. Thank you!
NKN Monthly Report August 2021 - New mainnet version v2.1.6 is released - nConnect for MacOS is officially online - A NKN in NFT: a memorable for NKN Narwhal Mainnet Launch event 2019 - Upcoming event: NKN-Gitcoin GR11 hackathon
Supporting talented developers, designers and technical writers to the future of Web 3.0 and open source development, NKN is proud to announce our sponsorship to Gitcoin’s Grants Round 11 (GR11) Hackathon from September 8th to september 29th, 2021. And hint: you don’t need blockchain or solidity/WebAssembly experience to participate in our bounties. Designers, technical writers and tinkerers can also find their bounties of interest, so please keep reading.
NKN is happy to be listed on Bitvaro, one of Europe’s leading exchanges. Bitvaro provides convenient EUR on/off ramp for our large European community.
And now, nConnect for Mac OS is ready to go! In just the few months since it’s first release, nConnect has successfully proved its thriving potential of becoming a revolutionary solution for remote access/control, to all of our “daredevil” first movers and our top tier NAS partners such as Synology, QNAP, and ASUS.