Start-up for mobile phone refill Bitrefill introduced a allow people to give lightning channels to someone else with no setup on the recipient’s side. Lightning was created to allow cheaper, off-chain BTC payments.
Thor allows people to connect to the lightning network whether they have bitcoin or not. All you have to do is download one of the supported wallet apps, install it, and then either you or a friend can come to Bitrefill and purchase a channel opening.
The company intends to open channels for a period of up to 30 days with a capacity of 300,000 to 16,000,000 Satoshi.
Thus, all the technical work on opening and maintaining the channel will take place on the Bitrefill side.
Note that the service can be paid for using Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin, DASH or by Lightning payment.