Dev update for the week of Mar 22nd

This article was first published on Sia and Skynet Blog - Medium

News and updates on core team and community development from the past week. As always, if we’ve missed something important, let us know!

Important Updates

Premium accounts are here

Faster speeds, longer pinning, and importantly, the foundation for future content + web monetization is here with premium accounts.

Today we are rolling out upgrade plans for Skynet that allow users to get access to faster speeds and greater amounts of stored data. In addition, users will have access to a dashboard that tracks all of the files that they are actively pinning, as well as their Skynet usage history.

Read our announcement post, and sign up now over at!

From the Skynet team

We partnered with Creary artists to name and design our next hackathon campaign.

Congrats to artist Smolpadok for their design, “The Sky’s the Limit” as our Skynet Choice winner in the Skynet Creative Challenge!

Creary - The Sky's the Limit

Their design joins Community Choice winner FRAC7URE! Each have won $375 in Siacoins.


Developer call

The March developer call is now available for listening, right on Skynet!

From the community


Need large file support? Store up to 300 GB per file on Sia using Filebase with S3 Multipart Uploads.

The Skynet Wiki

Enjoy a new guide on the Skynet Wiki.

Sending large files over the internet is a common task. There are safer and faster alternatives to or FTP....

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