Amir Haleem, CEO of Nova Labs and founder of Helium, talks about the use cases for Internet of Things (IoT), how blockchain and crypto help to construct a decentralized internet infrastructure, and what is the future of Helium. Show highlights:

  • what Helium is and what it is trying to solve
  • how, after struggling for years, introducing crypto tokens, finally helped Helium grow
  • who the users of Helium are and how they differ from each other
  • how Helium grew to have one million devices around the world
  • what the challenges and use cases of the IoT space are
  • why Helium decided to add new networks
  • why Helium is launching specific tokens for each of the new networks
  • what proof of coverage is and why it is useful
  • what an open-source cellular network is and how it would work
  • whether there is a need for some centralization of the network
  • what Helium’s roadmap is and what the major milestones are for the future


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