Samantha Albano

Customer spotlight: KPU Telecommunications

The Minim community is made up of some amazing service providers, many of whom are known as the backbone of the communities in which they serve. KPU Telecommunications, a municipality-owned cable service provider based in Ketchikan, Alaska, is no different. In providing one of Alaska's most advanced fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) networks, the KPU Telecommunications team supports nearly 5,000 ...

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Samantha Albano

3 takeaways from The Independent Show 2019

Last week, Minim ventured to the windy city to join the NCTC and ACA Connects The Independent Show 2019. While we attended the show to exhibit Minim's managed WiFi and IoT security platform, we got the chance to join in on many conversations that highlighted some of the biggest industry challenges. I caught up with our team members who attended the show to learn what their takeaways from these ...

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Samantha Albano

Minim launches premier integration with Sercomm

Today marks our launch of a premier integration with Sercomm (TWSE: 5388), a leading manufacturer and supplier of telecom equipment around the world. This announcement at The Independent Show (TIS) 2019 by National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and America's Communications Association (ACA) comes at an exciting time for cable operators of all sizes. Through this integration, Minim will now ...

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Samantha Albano

Minim feature spotlight: AI-driven alerts for security

The July 2019 edition of the Consumer Analytics Newsletter by Parks Associates, an IoT market research and consulting firm, discusses how AI has shaped the smart home. Among their AI use cases measured, the most appealing to smart home device owners were AI-driven alerts for security— such as when someone enters the home, a window breaks, or an unusual noise is detected. At Minim, we too employ ...

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Samantha Albano

Rural broadband initiative update: FCC funding & state-level movements

Since our last rural broadband initiative update, there have been several announcements made regarding the expansion of broadband coverage across rural America. This update takes a look at the latest FCC-approved round of funding and recent state-level rural broadband movements.

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Samantha Albano

WISP billing system review: Powercode

To provide guidance to folks interested in starting a WISP, we wanted to shed some light on the WISP tools that help our own customers at Minim manage their businesses. Today's blog highlights another WISP billing system that helps WISPs manage not only their customer billing, but also their ticketing, inventory, installer schedules, customer accounts, and more. Take a look to see if this could ...

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Samantha Albano

WISP billing system review: Sonar

When starting a WISP, an important consideration to have is how you will manage and charge for what products and services your subscribers are using. Luckily, there are many WISP billing systems available on the market that tackle all of the above, and then some. Such solutions are software-based and work to streamline your customer billing activities. Today's blog provides an overview of Sonar— ...

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Samantha Albano

Minim feature spotlight: Minim Score

Helping operators proactively manage and secure home networks is our goal at Minim. Today's feature spotlight introduces the Minim Score— a residential managed WiFi tool that gives operators the ability to easily gauge the network health of a subscriber's LAN and see what issues it may be experiencing. With this insight, operators can quickly zone in on problematic networks, and provide ...

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Samantha Albano

Home network security monitoring: IoT security regulations update

As the consumer IoT installed base is expected to reach 13 billion units by 2020, we've seen some noteworthy IoT safety legal movements in the past few months. In this issue of our home network security monitoring series, we provide an update on the latest proposed IoT security regulations.

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Samantha Albano

Minim to speak at WiFi NOW USA 2019

Next week, Minim will be sponsoring and speaking at WiFi NOW USA 2019 in Washington, DC, an event that's designed to connect leaders in the WiFi industry. Check out the full conference agenda, which includes Minim Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer David Aronoff's talk on how AI-driven WiFi Management and IoT Security will be vital pieces in the battle for the home network edge. 

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