HNT is a cryptocurrency earned when Hotspots provide and validate wireless coverage and transfer device data over the network.

What HIP15 and HIP17 Mean for Your Miner Earnings

The Helium project has a community-driven proposal system that can be found on GitHub. When a rough consensus has been achieved in the review committee, a Helium Improvement Proposal (HIP) will be marked as “approved,” and then the code can be merged and deployed.

Helium Light Hotspots

The Helium network is expanding and at quite an impressive rate. With more than 70,655 active hotspots, it should come as no surprise that the load on each hotspot is increasing, and the blockchain sync time is increasing for all of these new hotspots.