Samantha Albano

WiFi extenders vs mesh networks [pros and cons]

Looking to upgrade your home WiFi network, but not sure how to choose from the plethora of WiFi signal boosting options out there? We understand and have therefore created a Part 2 to our blog on the WiFi boosters.  Today in Part 2, we take it a step further by comparing WiFi extenders (a type of WiFi booster) to mesh networks (a home WiFi system). What are the pros and cons of each option and ...

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Samantha Albano

WiFi boosters, repeaters, and extenders: What's the difference?

Seeing as 76% of North American broadband households rely on WiFi as their primary connected technology, having a strong WiFi signal is important. But, how can you ensure your getting the most out of your wireless network? Luckily, there are many different solutions out there for enhancing your WiFi coverage, ranging from changing your router's WiFi channel to simply moving your router to a ...

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Samantha Albano

Transmit Magazine features Minim

We are very excited to have been featured in the Transmit Magazine issue for the SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo® in Atlanta, GA that wrapped up today. 

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Samantha Albano

Minim on the move

East Coast, West Coast, Europe— You name it, we've probably been there or are headed there this month! It has been an exciting time for Minim as we've had the opportunity to travel all over and share our managed WiFi and IoT security solution with several different communities. Last week, we joined one of the largest shows put on by the Wireless Internet Services Providers Association (WISPA), ...

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Samantha Albano

Minim feature spotlight: Bandwidth Summary for operators

One of the many benefits Minim offers service providers is an understanding of bandwidth consumption by connected device in the home. Our goal with providing bandwidth consumption insights is to give visibility into how connected devices are behaving and how much bandwidth they are consuming. This information is especially helpful for service providers with data caps, which applies to 205 service ...

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Samantha Albano

The many reasons for Parental Controls in the Smart Home

Today, technology drives almost every aspect of society and culture. We are living in what is known as the Digital Age, where human activity is governed in large part by the use of technology— including parenting. In the words of a mom on Twitter: 

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