Top 5 Blockchain Projects in the Telecom Sector

  1. DENT (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 to tokenise, liberate, and democratize mobile data and bandwidth. The company has created a marketplace and a mobile application that allows the purchase and sale of mobile data packages through the use of blockchain technology.
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The platform works on an Ethereum-based blockchain and creates a transparent and easy data pricing landscape.

How does it work?

Working on the DENT platform is simple. All users registered in the DENT network should exchange their existing mobile-data packages for one that is more convenient and economical for them. This platform will allow end-users to easily interact with the telecom industries and thus lead to an improved transparency and usability of mobile data.
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Associations

The DENT network works successfully around the world through its partnerships with many telecom industries.

In the United States, the company has partnered 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.
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Road map

Launched in 2017, the DENT network has successfully managed to become the premier blockchain-based telecom project with 3.5 million users worldwide. In the 3rd and 4th quarters of 2018, the company aims to increase partnerships with multiple countries and operators and list multiple crypto exchanges.
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For 2019, the company aims to launch worldwide Voice Calling and SMS services, video calling, retail data rewards, and to reach 15 million users in 70 countries by the end of Q2 2019 .

Token Value Information

Total Supply: 100,000,000,000 DENT

Circulating Supply: 17,241,387,101 DENT

Market Cap: $ 44,036,974 USD

ICO Price: $ 0.000639 USD

Current Price: $ 0.0025 USD

  1. QLINK (QLC):

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

In a broader sense, the project is working to build a Network-as-a-Service infrastructure that will implement smart contracts to facilitate dapps and other network features and functionality.

The QLC Chain network is trying to solve the problems of over -supply network capacity, lack of supply network access, centralized operation etc. by decentralizing the market for telecommunications and connectivity.
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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 cell service in their surrounding area. Each time a user connects another user’s base station, a small percentage of their fee will be given to the base station operator.

The platform also accommodates advertisers who can pay to include their content in the Qlink network.

Associations

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

Launched in December 2017, QLC Chain aims to develop a standard Wi-Fi sharing protocol and an E2P SMS application. The end of Q2 2018 saw the growth and deployment of data access and distribution across the Public Chain.

By the end of Q4 2018, the network will launch QLC Public Chain on Mainnet and integrate with IPFS.

Token Value Information

Total Supply: 600,000,000 QLC

Circulating Supply: 240,000,000 QLC

Market Cap: $ 12,239,064 USD

ICO price: $ 0.352 USD

Current Price: $ 0.050 USD

  1. TELCOIN (TEL):

Telcoin is the first crypto currency working to improve interactions between mobile telecom and blockchain technology. It is built on the Ethereum blockchain and can be used to pay anywhere provided they know their mobile number.

Telcoin is a crypto currency to be distributed only by GSMA mobile network operators.

How does it work?

Telcoin will be distributed to mobile network operators who will further sell it to their customers. This will facilitate efficient remittances, access to crypto currency, and crypto-backed card payments.

Work on the platform starts with end-users who, with their crypto wallet fully integrated with the Telcoin API, have access to multi-sig wallets with three private keys. Telcoin will keep a record of users ’mobile phone numbers, their public key, and an encrypted private key.

Telcoin provides a cheaper and faster way to send and receive money and even people without a bank account can easily use Telcoin.

Partnership and Roadmap

The Telcoin network was launched in 2017 and it is working until 2018 Q1 by identifying its potential partners around the world. In Q2, the company implemented partnerships with telecom operators in Europe, South Africa, and Japan. In the same quarter, it also launched applications for any necessary permits in India, Pakistan, the United Kingdom, Indonesia, and other key markets.

In 2018 Q4, the Telcoin company will exit Japan followed by serving remittances in Europe, East Asia, Africa, and Southeast Asia in 2019 Q1.

Token Value Information

Total Supply: 100,000,000,000 TEL

Circulating Supply: 32,034,497,783 TEL

Market Cap: $ 20,304,392 USD

ICO price: $ 0.0071 USD

Current Price: $ 0.00063 USD

  1. BUBBLETONE (UMT):

BubbleTone is a blockchain -based telecom project that works to eliminate roaming. The platform connects mobile network operators and end-users around the world in a blockchain-driven marketplace. The project gives traveling users the freedom to become legitimate local customers of any foreign land operator in any country they travel to without having to replace their sim cards.

With BubbleTone, users have the opportunity to call and use data -based services around the world at local prices with a direct connection to local operators. As for operators, this platform provides the opportunity to travel around the world without having to indulge in any complicated network interactions.

How does it work?

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

The platform also has its mobile application leading its market that connects subscribers and local network operators around the world.

The network is powered by UMT (Universal Mobile Token) which is used in smart contracts to make transactions. This token can also be used to top-up the user’s balance to pay for the telecom services of their choice.

Associations

BubbleTone now partners with Crypto Vallley, REVESystems, CountryCom, Multi Digital Services, ShoCard, and IDEMIA. Also, the company has partnered with telecom providers in more than 80 countries to provide a seamless travel experience to users.

Road map

The initial version of the smart network contracts is ready in 2018 Q1. Q2 saw the Web-API for integrating mobile operators and service providers in more than 80 countries. By the end of 2018 Q3, the company seeks to receive an International Telecommunication Union approval followed by expanding the list of mobile operators and service providers they work with in 201 Q4. In 2019 Q1, the company will sign agreements with all operators and launch the first prototype of a global SIM-chip to be embedded in mobile devices.

  1. BLOCKSIMS (SIM):

BLOCKSIMS is a decentralized payment gateway that works to solve problems related to traditional telecommunications through blockchain technology. The platform aims to completely eliminate the fee borne by data and voice service providers and provides users with rewards and fees generated through digital advertisement.

The platform works to facilitate the smooth distribution of information by developing new revenue channels thus eliminating the need for intermediaries in the telecommunications process.

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

How does it work?

BLOCKSIM has partnered with leading telecom industries around the world and made available international SIM cards through its SIM token. It will provide BLOCKSIM users with unlimited voice and data services worldwide and users will receive incentives of up to $ 100 USD.

Each SIM token holder has a BLOCK SIM that can be valid for life including unlimited and free data and voice services.

Partnership and Roadmap

BLOCK SIM and SIM Token were conceptualized in April 2017 followed by R&D which ended with the launch of BLOCKSIM ICO in March 2018. The ICO was completed in April 2018 and come in October, the world will see the introduction of BLOCK SIM with mobile application for Android and iOS. The company aims to have at least 15% of the world’s telecommunications users on the BLOCK SIM card by 2020.