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venezuelan team working on a bitcoin mesh network based on offline radios

Venezuelan Team working on a Bitcoin Mesh Network based on Offline Radios

22nd Jan 2020

A Venezuelan team is developing Locha, a decentralized mesh network that does not rely on the Internet to conduct transactions with Bitcoin (BTC). The radio wave based system was created because Venezuela often has to deal with power and internet failures. The main application of the project is for critical situations such as in Venezuela and Iran, where infrastructure problems or government restrictions often lead to protracted Internet shutdowns.

Source: Cointelegraph:
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