USV has been an investor in the Helium community since 2019. I’ve at all times beloved the concept 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 Cellular again in Might, they’re now powering a cellular phone community.
My good friend Stephen began utilizing Helium Cellular final month and so I made a decision to affix him. I signed up for Helium Cellular 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 house display, I’ve two cell networks as an alternative of 1:
For now, I’m going to make use of Helium Cellular alongside my major service, T-Cellular, however I do plan to ultimately scrap T-Cellular and use Helium Cellular completely.
Helium Cellular affords members the chance to earn Cellular tokens by sharing your location with the community. They name this “mapping”. I turned that on yesterday and may begin seeing Cellular tokens in my Helium Cellular app right this moment.
If you wish to be part of me as a Helium Cellular buyer, you possibly can do this right here.