Samantha Albano

Securing the connected home: Minim CEO joins The Peggy Smedley Show [podcast recap]

"With great technology comes great responsibility." - Peggy Smedley

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Nicole Hayward

Minim and KAON to debut partnership at IBC2018

We're headed to Amsterdam! Minim and KAON will demo advanced managed WiFi, Mesh, and whole-home security solutions at IBC this week  

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Nicole Hayward

Residential managed WiFi 101: start here

We are connecting more devices and streaming more media in homes, and it's putting our WiFi to the test. It's no wonder that 37% of US broadband households have reported problems with their WiFi network in the last year. Ultimately, consumers are facing a dilemma: How can I enjoy using my plethora of smart home devices while ensuring my network supports them? The solution is Residential Managed WiFi.

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Samantha Albano

WiFi signal: how it works and how it can be improved

Tired of waiting for pages to load, sitting through buffering movies, and receiving that dreaded "No Internet Connection" notification while trying to use your WiFi at home? We understand if you are. As smart home device adoption continues to rise, taking the time to ensure these devices have a strong WiFi signal to properly operate is of great importance. We rely on these devices to heat our homes, control our door locks, entertain our families, and the list goes on— so, why not take some time to ensure they can consistently work? This is why we wanted to share today's blog, which focuses on how WiFi signal works, why WiFi signal may fluctuate in certain parts of the home, and what you can do to improve your WiFi signal, and in turn, your overall WiFi experience.

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Samantha Albano

How is my IoT device vulnerable to malware?

It should be understood that any device connected to the Internet could be vulnerable to hacking. We see stories in the news about cameras, smartphones, laptops, smart speakers, smart appliances, and baby monitors being compromised. Security vulnerabilities in smart homes are being discovered every day. One security company exploited these vulnerabilities to show just how easy a cyber attack in the smart home was. In this blog, we'll explore malware, a type of cyber attack that has more than 7,000 active samples (known types) targeting IoT devices. 

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Jeremy Hitchcock

Re-imagining the customer experience

“Getting service right is more than just a nice to do; it’s a must do. American consumers are willing to spend more with companies that provide outstanding service — ultimately, great service can drive sales and customer loyalty.” - Jim Bush

If you were shopping for home internet service just 10 years ago, you might've been shocked to see an ad for a "Gigabit Connection" that supports tens of connected devices. Today, consumers have come to expect high speeds and more— high performance and a quality customer care experience. Unfortunately, customer satisfaction with ISPs is at an all time industry low while our expectations continue to increase.

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Nicole Hayward

Minim to speak and exhibit at The Independent Show 2018

We'll be joining The Independent Show by the NCTC and ACA on July 29 - Aug 1 in Anaheim. See you there? 

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Jeremy Hitchcock

Calling home network care professionals

We feel for the professionals who support connected devices in the home. At Minim, we’re dedicated to solving connectivity and security for consumer Internet of Things (IoT). We mostly partner with Internet Service Providers (ISPs), and part of their mission is to support their customers network needs— which are growingly complex.

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Nicole Hayward

Minim joins the RDK community

Minim open sources its router software agent for RDK-B and joins the 2018 RDK Technology Summit this week

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Samantha Albano

WiFi channels explained

You're trying to stream that new episode of your favorite show from your smart device, and it's taking what feels like years to load— Don't worry, we've all been there. WiFi connection and performance issues aren't an unfamiliar occurrence, especially in today's world where the U.S. adult spends an average of 72 minutes per day streaming video from their connected devices. So what's causing your slow WiFi connection, and, more importantly, making you miss seeing your favorite show? It could be the WiFi channel your router is using.

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