USV has been an investor in the Helium community since 2019. I’ve at all times cherished the thought of utilizing web3 applied sciences to let shoppers to “peer produce” a communications community creating a people-powered community.
Helium began out powering communications between low-power “Web of Issues (IOT)” gadgets however with the introduction of Helium Cell again in Might, they’re now powering a mobile phone community.
My good friend Stephen began utilizing Helium Cell final month and so I made a decision to hitch him. I signed up for Helium Cell yesterday ($25/month however free in the course of the beta interval) and added it as a second SIM on my telephone.
Now on the higher proper of my residence display screen, I’ve two cell networks as an alternative of 1:
For now, I’m going to make use of Helium Cell alongside my major provider, T-Cell, however I do plan to finally scrap T-Cell and use Helium Cell solely.
Helium Cell gives members the chance to earn Cell tokens by sharing your location with the community. They name this “mapping”. I turned that on yesterday and will begin seeing Cell tokens in my Helium Cell app at this time.
If you wish to be part of me as a Helium Cell buyer, you may try this right here.