Ethereum Istanbul Upgrade

Your node version is 1.9.7 now, When will you upgrade to 1.9.9?

We are still working out the timeline for the 1.9.9 upgrade. Please subscribe to our status page notifications as we will update there with timeline.

Is it safe to use 1.9.7 now

It is safe, and we will be transitioned to 1.9.9 before December 30th.