Arbitrum, a leading Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum, has announced the integration of Norway’s digital currency, NOK.

The integration will allow users to transact in NOK on Arbitrum, and it is the first time that a national currency has been integrated with a Layer 2 scaling solution.

The integration was made possible by Symfoni Solutions, a company that specializes in building bridges between government services and decentralized finance (DeFi) applications. Symfoni developed a bridge that connects the Norwegian central bank’s digital currency platform with Arbitrum.

The integration of NOK on Arbitrum is a significant development for the DeFi ecosystem. It will make it easier for Norwegians to participate in DeFi applications, and it will also make DeFi more accessible to users in other countries.

Arbitrum is a Layer 2 scaling solution that allows Ethereum to process more transactions per second. It does this by moving some of the computation off of the Ethereum mainnet and onto sidechains. This makes transactions cheaper and faster.

The integration of NOK on Arbitrum is a sign of the growing adoption of DeFi. It is also a sign of the growing interest in Layer 2 scaling solutions.