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    Do Helium miners need WiFi?

    A Helium hotspot/miner needs to ‘piggyback’ off an existing internet connection to bridge the gap between the hotspot/LongFi side of things (at home) and the Helium infrastructure itself (on the internet). This is typically done by sharing an existing internet connection, such as an NBN service at home. In the same way, How much electricity […] More

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    How do you read the helium map in Explorer?

    To view a map of the network, go to the Hotspot tab. Each occupied hexagon will have a grey hexagon representing 1 Hotspot. Hexagons with more than 1 Hotspot will show a number. Tapping on a hexagon with a number will bring up a Hotspot selector, showing the Hotspots inside that hexagon. In the same […] More

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    Does helium use your WiFi?

    The Hotspot uses your existing Internet (via WiFi or Ethernet) to deliver the data packets sent by devices. It does not replace internet or cellular service for regular devices like computers and smartphones. In the same way, What does helium Crypto do? On a basic level, Helium is a decentralized wireless network for “internet of […] More