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The AirTime module

As you all know by now, the AirTime extensions enables you to monetize your time and the content you’re watching simultaneously. At BitTube, it is our goal to monetize the entire Internet with AirTime. We realize that a large part of that equation involves publishers with anonymous visitors (i.e. guests) who do not run the extension yet, that is, in the beginning publishers cannot solely rely on extension users for their income.


Let your TUBEs work for you by boosting the revenue of publishers you support! In a future update we will be discussing staking mechanisms that are currently in development. Publishers will be able to boost their AirTime by staking a large amount of TUBEs, in which other users (and investors, typically) can take an active part, in return for a percentage of that publisher’s AirTime.

Registering your domain

Publishers can register as many domains as they want under the ‘Links’ menu. The system will generate a unique code tied to counting all session times from visitors. The sum of AirTime from guests and BitTube users then count for the overall generated AirTime.

Helping the module grow

The AirTime domain module unlocks a myriad of new possibilities in terms of how publishers can design and effectively monetize their content, while allowing us to introduce more unique selling points for guests to install the extension. One such possibility is adding paywall functionality for publishers, where certain pages or content (e.g. on news websites) can be accessed based on subscriptions, automatic micropayments or simply by the user’s AirTime from the extension. It enables us to build universal paywall access across the Internet. It’s a very ambitious goal, but entirely viable since all the building blocks are now in place.

To ad or not to ad

We’ve always promoted AirTime as a replacement for ads. This holds true in practice, but we also realize it is unrealistic to force publishers to swap one revenue stream (ads) to another (AirTime). Ultimately, we aim to integrate and complement the way people monetize their content. After careful consideration, we have therefore decided that publishers with the AirTime domain module are able to run ads alongside it. The reasoning is this: AirTime allows new publishers to increase their margins from visitors basically ‘for free’. The staking options, which we will announce later, will enable significant upgrade paths for publishers, increasing their income (and reliance) on AirTime revenue over time. Since there is also an active incentive to convert guests into BitTube extension users, in many cases AirTime can still eventually replace a publisher’s ads, but of their own volition.

Buy TUBEs with credit card or crypto

Credit card

In the extension, users have been able to buy TUBEs using bank transfers for some time. This process is often slow, however, so buying TUBEs with a credit card has been a long-awaited feature. We’re happy to say this is now a possibility. These are the limitations for credit card purchases:

  • Max two transaction per user/card a day.
  • Max four transactions per card a month.
  • No multiple attempts on declined cards.
  • Max amount of 1500 for the selected currency(USD,EUR, etc) per transaction.


One of the easiest and fastest way to get some TUBEs is paying with other cryptocurrency, of course! Currently you can choose between BTC, BCH, ETH and LTC. Transaction confirmation times vary per coin. Typically, you can expect your deposits to clear in an hour, just like depositing to a regular exchange.

Extend your personal TUBE finance

This year is full of exciting developments. Next quarter and beyond will enable you to reach anyone, anywhere, to exchange value with using your personal BitTube wallet.

Finishing up

That’s it for this week’s update. With everything we covered today, we hope your vivid imaginations can hold you over until our next release.



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