Top 5 blockchain projects in the telecommunications sector


  1. DENT:

DENT is a blockchain-based platform that works to create a global marketplace that allows everyone to buy and sell mobile data packages. DENT’s mission is tokenization, the release and democratization of mobile data and bandwidth. The company has developed a marketplace and mobile application that allows you to buy and sell mobile data packages using blockchain technology.

The platform runs on a blockchain based on Ethereum and creates a transparent and simple data pricing landscape.

How does it work?

The work of the DENT platform is quite simple. All users who are registered in the DENT network, just need to exchange existing mobile data packets for more suitable and more economical for them. This platform will allow end users to easily interact with the telecommunications industries and thus lead to improved transparency and use of mobile data.

Partnerships

The DENT network operates successfully around the world through partnerships with several areas of telecommunications.

In the United States, the company works with AT&T and Verizon, in Mexico with Telcel, Nextel and Movistar, in Brazil with Oi and Vivo, in Bangladesh with Airtel, Robi, Grameenphone and Banglalink, in South Africa with Vodacom, MTN, and CellC, in Morocco. with Orange, Moroc Telecom and Inwi, in Spain with Vodafone, Orange and Yoigo, in Singapore with M1, Starhub and Singtel, in Sri Lanka with Airtel, Etisalat, Mobitel, Hutchison and Dialog, with Claro in Puerto Rico and Claro Costa , Tigo in Guatemala and Du in the UAE.

Road map

Launched in 2017, the DENT network has successfully managed to become the best blockchain-based telecommunications project with 3.5 million users worldwide. In the 3rd and 4th quarters of 2018, the company seeks to expand its partnerships with more countries and operators, as well as get on the list of more cryptocurrencies.

In 2019, the company focuses on launching a worldwide voice and SMS service, video calling, retail data bonuses, and gaining 15 million users in 70 countries by the end of the 2nd quarter of 2019.

Token value information

Total bid: 100,000,000,000 DENT

Current stock: 17,241,387,101 DENT

Market capitalization: 44,036,974 US dollars

ICO cost: $ 0.000639

Current price: $ 0.0025 USD

  1. QLINK (QLC):

Now known as the QLC Chain, Qlink is the first public blockchain for a decentralized network. QLC Chain is a system where users can buy a connection from their colleagues. That is, renting someone’s Wi-Fi access, selling unused data to other users, and receiving a cellular signal from a base station in someone’s home.

In a broader sense, the project is working to create a “Network as a Service” infrastructure that will implement smart contracts to facilitate PPP and other network functions and features.

The QLC Chain network is trying to solve the problems of excessive network capabilities, lack of network access, centralized operations, etc. by decentralizing the telecommunications market and connectivity.

How does it work?

With the QLC Chain platform, anyone from anywhere in the world will be able to operate a small base station from their home, providing cellular services in the area. Each time a user connects to another user’s base station, a small percentage of their payment will be transferred to the base station operator.

The platform also accepts advertisers who can pay for the inclusion of their content in the Qlink network.

Partnerships

The QLC Chain team has partnered with more than 40 telecom operators around the world to provide decentralized mobile data services to 6 million of its customers. The network also has a partnership with NEO, as it is built on the NEO blockchain. Other network partners include Binance, Ontology, Block Array, Centro and intop.

Road map

Launched in December 2017, the QLC chain was aimed at developing a standard Wi-Fi exchange protocol and E2P SMS application. At the end of the 2nd quarter of 2018, access to data and distribution of content in the public chain were developed and deployed.

Towards the end of the 4th quarter of 2018 the network will launch a public QLC chain in the core network and integrate with IPFS.

Token value information

Total supply: 600,000,000 QLC

Current stock: 240,000,000 QLC

Market capitalization: $ 12,239,064

ICO cost: $ 0.352 USD

Current price: $ 0.050

  1. TELCOIN (TEL):

Telcoin is the first cryptocurrency to work to improve the interaction between mobile telecommunications and blockchain technology. It is built on the Ethereum blockchain and can be used for payments anywhere, given that the mobile phone number is known.

Telcoin is a cryptocurrency that will be distributed exclusively by GSMA mobile network operators.

How does it work?

Telcoin will be distributed by mobile network operators, who will further sell it to their customers. This will facilitate efficient money transfers, access to cryptocurrency and crypto-card payments.

The work of the platform begins with end users, who with their crypto-wallet, fully integrated with the Telcoin API, will gain access to wallets with multiple signatures with three private keys. Telcoin will keep records of users’ mobile phone numbers, their public key and one encrypted private key.

Telcoin provides a cheaper and faster way to send and receive money, and even people who do not have a bank account can easily use Telcoin.

Partnership and road map

The Telcoin network was launched in 2017 and operated in the first quarter of 2018, identifying its potential partners around the world. In the second quarter, the company partnered with telecom operators in Europe, South Africa and Japan. In the same quarter, it also initiated applications for any necessary permits in India, Pakistan, the UK, Indonesia and other key markets.

In the 4th quarter of 2018, Telcoin will appear in Japan, and in the first quarter of 2019 will serve remittances in Europe, East Asia, Africa and Southeast Asia.

Token value information

Total supply: 100,000,000,000 TEL

Current stock: 32,034,497,783 TEL

Market capitalization: $ 20,304,392

ICO price: $ 0.0071 USD

Current price: $ 0.00063 USD

  1. BUBBLETONE (UMT):

BubbleTone is a blockchain-based telecommunications project that is working to eliminate roaming. The platform connects mobile network operators and end users worldwide in the marketplace using a blockchain. The project gives traveling users the freedom to become legitimate local customers of any foreign terrestrial operator in any country they travel to, without having to replace their SIM cards.

With BubbleTone users will be able to call and use data-based services worldwide at local rates with a direct connection to local operators. As for the operators, this platform provides an opportunity to reach the global level without the need for any complex network integration.

How does it work?

BubbbleTone aims to eliminate the problem of international roaming, which incurs unnecessary costs for both operators and users. With the BubbleTone blockchain, travelers can easily become verified local customers of the country they are traveling to, without the need to replace a SIM card.

The platform also has its own mobile application, which is primarily its marketplace that connects subscribers and LAN operators around the world.

The network is powered by UMT (Universal Mobile Token), which will be used in smart contracts to execute transactions. This token can also be used to replenish the balance of users to pay for the communication services they choose.

Partnerships

BubbleTone is currently collaborating with Crypto Vallley, REVESystems, CountryCom, Multi Digital Services, ShoCard and IDEMIA. In addition, the company works with telecommunications providers in more than 80 countries to provide unimpeded travel for users.

Road map

The initial version of the network’s smart contracts was ready in the first quarter of 2018. The second quarter saw the launch of a Web-API to integrate mobile operators and service providers in more than 80 countries. By the end of the third quarter of 2018, the company plans to obtain the approval of the International Telecommunication Union with the subsequent expansion of the list of mobile operators and service providers with which they cooperate, until the 4th quarter of 2018. In the first quarter of 2019, the company will sign agreements with all operators and launch the first prototype of the global SIM chip for embedding in mobile devices.

  1. BLOCKSIMS (SIM):

BLOCKSIMS is a decentralized payment gateway that works to solve problems related to traditional telecommunications using blockchain technology. The platform aims to completely eliminate the fees charged by data and voice service providers, and provides users with rewards and invoices created through digital advertising.

The platform is working to ensure the smooth dissemination of information through the development of new revenue channels, which eliminates intermediaries in the telecommunications process.

The BLOCKSIM platform uses the Ethereum blockchain to provide a level of transparency while encouraging users to accept and use the platform.

How does it work?

BLOCKSIM cooperates with leading telecommunications industries around the world and makes international SIM cards available through its SIM token. This will give BLOCKSIM users unlimited voice and data services worldwide, and users will receive a promotion of up to $ 100.

Each SIM token holder will have a LOCKED SIM card that will be valid for life, including unlimited and free data and voice services.

Partnership and road map

The BLOCK SIM and SIM tokens were conceived in April 2017, after which research and development was conducted, culminating in the launch of BLOCKSIM ICO in March 2018. The ICO ended in April 2018, and in October the world will see the introduction of the BLOCK SIM with the mobile app. for Android and iOS. The company aims to have at least 15% of BLOCK SIM card users in the world by 2020.