Category: 5G

  • Helium HIP 70 Explained In Pictures

    Helium HIP 70 Explained In Pictures

    HIP 70 is sim­ple. We (the Heli­um Com­mu­ni­ty) are mov­ing from doing every­thing our­selves to farm­ing out a few things to experts. Here’s what it looks like. Let’s start with the cur­rent sys­tem. Every action on one blockchain that tries to do every­thing and is get­ting bogged down: Yes, I know Val­ida­tors aren’t in that graph­ic.…

  • What Is The State Of Play In The World of DeWi?

    Heli­um is the project that start­ed it all, but the DeWi space is rapid­ly grow­ing. With that growth come ques­tions, mys­ter­ies, and oppor­tu­ni­ties. New play­ers, both known and unknown, are enter­ing the mix. As the idea of 5G starts to real­ly get legs, one ques­tion you should con­stant­ly be ask­ing your­self is, “What is the…

  • Unlock Helium 5G: My Rooftop Installation

    Unlock Helium 5G: My Rooftop Installation


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    How hard is it to deploy a Heli­um 5G min­er? There are at least three aspects to this: Phys­i­cal, Legal, and Risk/Reward. Let’s start with the eas­i­est one, which is the phys­i­cal installation. As it turns out, a Heli­um 5G min­er is not that dif­fer­ent than a LoRa min­er to phys­i­cal­ly install. Just like a…

  • Is Helium 5G Safe To Deploy?

    Is Helium 5G Safe To Deploy?


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    As we all begin the next mad rush to deploy Heli­um 5G min­ers, one of the ques­tions I hear asked is, “Is 5G safe?”  Let’s start with defin­ing what 5G means; it’s NOT 5 giga­hertz. In this case, 5G refers to the Fifth Gen­er­a­tion of mobile net­works. 5G is a set of rules deter­min­ing who can…