Aaron Forbes

Guest blog opportunities in 2020 [roundup]

Are you a tech professional or tech journalist who's interested in pitching a story or article to a media outlet? There are thousands of outlets out there on the world wide web, but how do you know which sites are reputable and which sites are, well, not so great? Below, we've outlined a list of reputable tech blogging and story sites that produce and publish quality pieces to help you through ...

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Aaron Forbes

Minim feature spotlight for ISPs: Customer Care Channels and more

The Minim Care Portal boasts dozens of helpful features for broadband service providers. Here’s a rundown on three recently-launched helpful features: Customer Care Channels, Default Address, and Minim Score Reset.

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Aaron Forbes

Trusted Home by Irdeto & Minim wins Innovative Product of the Year award

Minim partner Irdeto has taken home an exciting award for the Trusted Home solution: Innovative Product of the Year IoT award at the Cyber Security Awards.

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Aaron Forbes

Smart home cybersecurity explained

At Minim, we take security seriously. Securing the Internet of Things (IoT) in people’s homes is our thing. But did you know it’s easy to take some big steps in the right direction on your own?

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Aaron Forbes

What is WiFi 6?

The WiFi Alliance announced WiFi 6, a faster generation of WiFi service protocols, in 2018. This generation of WiFi builds off of the old framework of the now-designated WiFi 5 (802.11ac technology).

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Aaron Forbes

Fiber Broadband Drivers & Trends webinar by FBA [recap]

For nearly 20 years, the Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) has been providing advocacy, education, and resources to the entire broadband ecosystem. As a member-led association, FBA partners with its member base to offer these learning opportunities and resources, which often take place in the form of virtual webinars. I had the opportunity to join a recent one that focused on the drivers and ...

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Aaron Forbes

Motorola MH7022 mesh WiFi system unboxing + comparison

We at Minim have been pretty excited about the latest Minim-powered connectivity solution: The Motorola MH7022 is a whole home WiFi system that utilizes AC2200 Tri-Band Mesh WiFi. The tri-band router design offers two separate 5 GHz networks on top of a 2.4 GHz network, and it automatically sorts home devices into the three different networks for more speed to share among devices.

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Aaron Forbes

The digital transformation of broadband customer support

The unexpected and abrupt migration to a WFH policy has put a strain on Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to provide a safe, comprehensive service to their customers. Hospitals, businesses, and homes all depend on secure, quality service from their ISP. During this trying time, it’s crucial for ISPs to provide the support their customers expect—all with the same level of structure and staffing.

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Aaron Forbes

Solving the WFH security problem with Minim + Telarus [podcast]

This past March, the number of remote workers in the United States grew by 16 million. It’s also expected that anywhere between 25% to 30% of the global workforce is going to be working remotely by the end of next year, and over 70% of CFOs have said they’ve made long-term plans for working remotely at their companies.  With this widespread shift, new challenges in corporate data security are ...

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Aaron Forbes

What is hardware acceleration for routers?

When it comes to configuring routers, it can be tricky to know what options to enable or disable in order to deliver the perfect internet experience. One of the most commonly known options is hardware acceleration, a term that some users may find familiar.

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