What is Arbitrum?

On Conio it is possible to buy and sell ARB (Arbitrum's native blockchain currency), however, it is not yet possible to withdraw and deposit ARB. On the other hand, you can use the "Convert" function to convert ARB to another asset from among those in the Conio marketplace.


Arbitrum is a Layer 2 scalability solution for Ethereum, designed to improve speed and reduce transaction costs on the Ethereum blockchain. Like Optimism, Arbitrum also employs rollup technology to process transactions more efficiently, but with a slightly different approach known as Arbitrum Rollup. The native token of Arbitrum, ARB, is used for governance and transaction fee payments.

Arbitrum is known for its unique validation mechanism, which helps ensure the security and accuracy of transactions. The platform is designed to be fully compatible with Ethereum smart contracts, making it an attractive choice for developers looking to leverage the benefits of Layer 2 without modifying their existing contracts.


Arbitrum employs a unique "rollup" mechanism that allows for off-chain transaction processing, sent as a single compressed batch to the Ethereum blockchain. This mechanism enables reduced transaction costs and improved processing speeds.

A fundamental aspect of Arbitrum is its compatibility with Ethereum smart contracts, allowing developers to easily migrate their projects to Arbitrum without making significant changes to their contracts.

The ARB token plays a significant role in the Arbitrum network, being used for governance and transaction fee payments. This ensures that users have an active role in network decisions and contribute to its maintenance and security.

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