Samantha Albano

WiFi channels explained: What is WiFi channel width?

Does your WiFi signal keep dropping, or are you continually fighting with slow network speeds? If either of these situations sounds familiar, there's a high probability your wireless network is experiencing interference. The good news is you're not alone: 30% of smart device owners report they too experience wireless connectivity issues, many of whom also cite turning to WiFi extenders and mesh ...

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Samantha Albano

Minim on the move: WISPAPALOOZA, BBWF, and prpl Summit

Last week, Minim traveled to Las Vegas and Amsterdam to join some of the largest shows put on in the broadband industry. And this week, we're on the move again! Here are some highlights from last week's events and more details on what we'll be up to in Berlin.

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Samantha Albano

Digital parenting: 5 ways to use parental controls in the smart home

Understandably, parents are concerned about safe and healthy online practices. Children as young as 6 years old "own" a smartphone, and more than half of children ages 3-18 use the internet at home.  With so many connected devices and streaming services, families face a massive challenge in monitoring screen time and content viewing.  And so, in honor of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, ...

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Samantha Albano

Minim participates in Verizon and Samsung NextG Build workshop [event recap]

Last week, Minim Engineer Zack Mattor and Minim Product Manager Nehemiah (Nemo) Blackburn joined other tech enthusiasts and developers in NYC for an event put on by Verizon and Samsung— the NextG Build: Develop for the new way business is done workshop. Here's Zack and Nemo to tell us a bit more about the event.

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Samantha Albano

Minim joins The VentureFizz Podcast: An interview with Jeremy Hitchcock and Gray Chynoweth [podcast recap]

Just recently, Minim CEO Gray Chynoweth and Minim Founder Jeremy Hitchcock were invited to sit down with Keith Cline on Episode 137 of The VentureFizz Podcast— the place to hear entrepreneurs in the tech industry share their stories.

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Samantha Albano

Home network security monitoring: CISA looks to identify owners of vulnerable devices

Our home network security monitoring series is back with the recent news of a government agency looking to make service providers be obligated to share the contact information for subscribers who own vulnerable devices.

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Samantha Albano

Tips to #BeCyberSmart during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Happy October! Last week, we shared one of our monthly smart home cybersecurity news roundups to kick off the month and today, we're continuing our cybersecurity discussions with some tips and tricks to #BeCyberSmart during October, aka National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

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Samantha Albano

Minim in the news: PTCL partners to deliver Trusted Home by Irdeto and Minim

Minim joined Irdeto at IBC 2019 to launch Trusted Home, the IoT security and connectivity solution for the smart home. But, the launch wasn't the only news at the show— Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has partnered to add Trusted Home to their product and service lineup. 

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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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