It’s always interesting to find companies focused on innovating the underlying infrastructural layers that makes amazing things happen in IoT. One of these is Helium, which was co-founded by Shawn Fanning (Napster co-creator) and Amir Haleem in 2013, with a mission to make it easier to build decentralized wireless networks.

They’ve created what they call "The People’s network, the world’s first sharing-economy wireless network to simplify connecting anything to the internet by rewarding anyone to become a network operator. There are now over 2700 Hotspots in over 745 U.S. cities across every state with the exception of West Virginia (even Puerto Rico is online). 

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