The Ethereum Classic blockchain is ideal for application developers looking for a reliable, fast, and low cost public blockchain to deploy decentralized applications (dapps). Ethereum Classic is a secured by a large global network of miners and is one of the most highly valued blockchain networks. The native cryptocurrency, ETC, is a well-known store-of-value, which makes it a great DeFi platform. Compared with Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic (ETC) is much less congested and hence much faster. For developers and users, paying blockchain "gas" using ETC costs only about 5% of ETH gas.