Aaron Forbes

Internet speed explained

So, you’ve taken a speed test to find out what speeds you’re getting in your home. But with tricky terminology and a handful of numbers, what does it all mean? Here, we’ll break it all down so that you can get a better understanding of what internet speed is and how it affects your online experience.

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Aaron Forbes

Minim awarded Next-Generation Firewall Solution of the Year for 2020

We’re thrilled to announce that Minim has been chosen as the Next-Generation Firewall Solution of the Year for 2020! This distinction comes from the Cybersecurity Breakthrough Awards, which recognizes the talent of the best information security companies, products, and people from around the world.

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Nicole Hayward

Announcing Minim® Work-Life WiFi for WFH Harmony

Remote work is here to stay with 25-30% of the global workforce expected to be working remotely, at least part-time, by the end of 2021. This evolution creates a need for a shift in corporate device policies. Just like how the corporate-issued laptops and mobile phones allowed employees to take work on the go, now employees need to take the corporate network home. 

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Hannah Aronoff

New Minim features deliver ultra SSID configurability for ISPs

The pandemic’s stay-at-home orders have led to higher WiFi utilization and over 40% increased support call volumes for many ISPs. That's why today, we’re excited to launch new features that deliver ultra SSID configurability for better subscriber security and seamless support. 

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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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Hannah Aronoff

WiFi 6 speed versus WiFi 5 and WiFi 4

Thinking now is the time to make the leap to WiFi 6? Or perhaps you’re wondering whether to wait for more WiFi 6 compatible devices to come on the market? To answer these questions, you must understand what fully harnessing the potential of WiFi 6 connectivity really takes. 

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Aaron Forbes

What is WiFi 6E?

  WiFi 6E-capable devices are shaping up to be speedier than their predecessors, all thanks to a decision made by the FCC which allows use of a whole new set of WiFi channels that reduce the likelihood of network interference for unlicensed broadcast. But, what exactly is WiFi 6E and what are the benefits of upgrading your devices?

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Aaron Forbes

What are good download and upload speeds for home internet?

Have you ever wondered about what internet speed package you should choose for your household? Are you worried you’re paying too much for a package you aren’t using all of?

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Aaron Forbes

Modem vs. router vs. gateway explained

It’s easy to get confused when dealing with networking equipment at home. The end goal is to have a fast, consistent WiFi experience, but there are many parts that come into play toward delivering on that experience. Often, your broadband provider's available hardware is what dictates your experience. Each available device is different and has its own purpose for networking, but it's easy to ...

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Aaron Forbes

WiFi 6 vs WiFi 5: what’s the difference?

In 2018, the WiFi Alliance announced WiFi 6, a fresher, faster generation of WiFi that builds off of the old framework (802.11ac technology). Now, after beginning to certify devices in September of 2019, it's arrived with a new naming scheme that's easier to understand than the old designation.

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