Ethereum developers have planned to activate Istanbul hard fork in the main network to block # 9 056 000.
Miners will get it tentatively on December 4. In case of unforeseen circumstances, the hard fork will be postponed to January 8.
At the same time, the developers believe that nothing should interfere with timely activation. They also approved the EIP 2124 upgrade, which allows users to determine which chain the majority supports.
Read more about Istanbul updates here.
Ethereum developers approve upgrades for Istanbul hard fork
Recall that the hard fork in the test network led to the division into two chains.
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