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Last updated Dec 11, 2022

Althea is an Internet Service Provider (ISP) platform and blockchain that enables the coordination of multi-stakeholder networks. 1 It operates on the Last mile aiming to provide a decentralized and trustless access to the network/internet. It incentivizes peering agreements between nodes, i.e. nodes pay each other using cryptocurrency for forwarding packets +.

# Nodes

There are different types of nodes:

# Routing

The propose two main additions to Babel, which is the distance vector routing protocol they used:

  1. Verifiable quality metric
  2. Price metric

Routes are selected by optimizing the quality metric vs the price metric +.