Network services

The Hedera Token and Consensus Services take advantage of the high-throughput, low latency features of the network, running at the native performance of the network's underlying hashgraph protocol.

Additional capabilities

Services that provide additional functionality which may be useful to certain applications.

File Service

Sign and verify files

The File Service distributes files to each node on the network. While this isn’t designed for large file storage, it can be helpful for storing files that require active storage on the ledger, such as Solidity code or an address book.

Smart Contract

HTS & HCS recommended for most use cases

Build and deploy Solidity smart contracts on the network. It is recommended to use the Hedera Token Service and/or the Hedera Consensus Service for most smart contract use cases for superior performance, development, and lower cost.

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