Nokia Is Letting Consumers Monetize Their Data With Blockchain

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Chief executive Henri Pihkala announced the partnerships at CoinDesk's Consensus 2018 conference Wednesday, while also conducting a live launch of its real-time data marketplace, through which users can provide and subscribe to real-time data streams. Blockchain data platform Streamr is partnering with Finnish telecom giant Nokia and California software company OSIsoft to allow mobile customers to monetize their user data and make purchases. The partnership with Nokia will see Nokia's Kuha base stations integrate with Streamr's data marketplace, allowing Nokia customers to both monetize their user data and purchase streams from Internet of Things devices. Participants buy and sell real-time data streams through ethereum smart contracts. Data image via Shutterstock The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a .

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Blockchain data platform Streamr is partnering with Finnish telecom giant Nokia and California software company OSIsoft to allow mobile customers to monetize their user data and make purchases.

Chief executive Henri Pihkala announced the partnerships at CoinDesk's Consensus 2018 conference Wednesday, while also conducting a live launch of its real-time data marketplace, through which users can provide and subscribe to real-time data streams.

He said in a statement that "today marks a hugely significant day in Streamr's history, not only showcasing our platform to the world on-stage at Consensus but announcing two stellar partnerships."

The partnership with Nokia will see Nokia's Kuha base stations integrate with Streamr's data marketplace, allowing Nokia customers to both monetize their user data and purchase streams from Internet of Things devices.

"We recognize a growing movement of empowered mobile customers who want to control and monetize their own data,"...

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