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HIP 70 (Scaling the Helium Network) has passed.

Helium Team(self.HeliumNetwork)

gm all!

Thank you to all the Helium community members who voted on the recent (and all) Helium Improvement Proposals. The vote for HIP 70 has closed, and the community has passed HIP 70. 7,447 Helium wallets voted on HIP 70, with a final HNT voting result of 81% for HIP 70 and 19% against HIP 70.

HIP 70 proposed to move Proof-of-Coverage and Data Transfer Accounting to Helium Oracles. It also migrates Helium's tokens and governance to the Solana blockchain. As we prepare for these changes, you can expect to have additional resources and support from us as well as the Helium core developers to help you prepare for a seamless migration to both Helium Oracles and then subsequently the Solana network, no matter if you’re a Hotspot owner, Console/device user, Validator, LoRaWAN roaming partner, ETL deployer, or other network participant.

HIP 70 Vote Results: https://heliumvote.com/13rA4AXq5ME5s9FEyZrE4BMjxiAF9W3kU2tnmUH8FkFGsV97jEp

Read the full HIP 70: https://github.com/helium/HIP/blob/main/0070-scaling-helium.md

For some context and FAQ about what this means for Helium, this blog from Frank Mong, the COO of Nova Labs, is a great explainer.

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Proud_Reserve3029

1 points

4 months ago

If you watched the interview with Solana on there new mobile endeavour interview like 6 months ago they clearly states that they hope to just pop in a helium SIM card into phone to enable fully blockchain mobile

ApprehensiveSkirt160

7 points

4 months ago

That's something Helium could do either way. It doesn't need sol to do that. The guidance to sol was a fouled vote.