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Introduction

Helium is a global, distributed network of Hotspots that create public, long-range wireless coverage for LoRaWAN-enabled IoT devices and cellular devices. LoRaWAN™ Hotspots produce and are compensated in IOT, the native cryptocurrency of the Helium blockchain. The Helium blockchain is a new, open-source, public blockchain created entirely to incentivize the creation of physical, decentralized wireless networks. Today, the Helium IoT Network, and its hundreds of thousands of Hotspots, provide access to the largest LoRaWAN Network in the world.

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Helium Network

Helium is a token-incentivization model that connects devices and applications using distributed nodes, including LoRaWAN™ and cellular networks.

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Helium Tokens Mining IOT Proof of Coverage

Mine $IOT

Hotspots create The People’s Network, a long-range wireless coverage for very low power and inexpensive IoT devices and are rewarded $IOT for doing so.

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What is a Helium Miner? Approved Hotspots Become a Maker Build a Packet Forwarder

Use the Helium Network

The Helium Ecosystem includes thousands of ready-to-use devices, powerful integrations, and robust developer tools.

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Devices OpenLNS LoRaWAN on Helium

Community, Governance, & Open Source

Helium’s decentralized ‘People’s Network’ relies on a community of supporters, developers and advisors.

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Discord Community Chat Helium Improvement Proposals Open Source Software

Tools, Technologies & Initatives

Explorer

Helium Network Explorer

Mappers

Community-driven Coverage Mapping

Helium Hotspot Software

Packet forwarder for Helium-enabled Gateways.

Wallet App

iOS & Android Helium Wallet