Preparations for the
The Tezos community has been running the alphanet, a test network, successfully for well over a year. Although this provided valuable engineering insight, there is no substitute for real-world experience. To that end, the Tezos Foundation looks forward to the launch of a beta network (“betanet”). Tezos contributors who opt to interact with this network must understand that it will undergo unscheduled downtime and require maintenance and adjustments.
It is anticipated that a broader main network (“mainnet”) launch will follow with transactions from the betanet persisting into the mainnet.