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Mine HNT

Helium Hotspots mine $HNT and were originally built by Helium, Inc. but are now built by our growing ecosystem of approved manufacturers.

Hotspots

Want to help build the largest IoT network in the world? Want to provide coverage to IoT devices and earn HNT while you do?

Check out some of these quick links for help getting started or join us in the #gateway-development channel on our Discord.

Full Hotspots

These Hotspots maintain a full copy of the HNT blockchain, Participate in Proof of Coverage rewards, and get rewarded for forwarding Data Packets. Details can be found here.

Light Hotspots

These Hotspots use Validators to get information about the HNT blockchain, Participate in Proof of Coverage rewards, and get rewarded for forwarding Data Packets. Details can be found here.

Data Only Hotspots

These Hotspots use Validators to get information about the HNT blockchain, and get rewarded for forwarding Data Packets. Details can be found here.

Validators

Validators confirm blocks transactions are valid and properly placed on the chain. They also serve block chain data to Light and Data Only Hotspots.