Samantha Albano

Minim feature spotlight: Port Forwarding

As it is our goal at Minim to make home network management simple, we provide tools that make the seemingly cumbersome router configuration tasks easy for operators to do on behalf of their subscribers. One of the router configuration tools within Minim's residential managed WiFi solution is Port Forwarding, which allows operators to manage the port forwards on a particular subscriber's network.

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Samantha Albano

Home network security monitoring: Nest account hacks

Our home network security monitoring series is back. In this issue, we want to talk about some cybersecurity headlines that recently occurred— all of which revolve around a particular set of IoT devices.

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Samantha Albano

Security highlight: How Minim protects against DNS rebind attacks

Thinking back to 2018, you may recall dozens of security headlines referring to this decade-old cyberattack known  as DNS rebinding. Back in June, researcher and programmer Brannon Dorsey published his findings that described how common household IoT devices were found to all be vulnerable to DNS rebind attacks. Devices found to be vulnerable included the Google Home, Sonos WiFi Speakers, Roku, ...

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Samantha Albano

How do I interpret my WiFi speed test results?

There are many reasons as to why you should be regularly testing your WiFi speed at home; and, not for just the obvious instances where you find your WiFi signal strength is weaker than normal. Testing speeds on a regular basis allows you to pinpoint performance trends, isolate which devices may be causing issues for your wireless network, and ensure no one is stealing your bandwidth. But, now ...

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Samantha Albano

Minim wins 2019 IoT Breakthrough Award

IoT Breakthrough chooses Minim for the annual "Consumer Product of The Year" IoT innovation award

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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 strength 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 ...

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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 strength 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 ...

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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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