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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Nicole Hayward

Made for MikroTik: Minim launches MikroTik support and cloud agent

Today, we are announcing support for MikroTik routers on the Minim platform as well as a new router integration path, Cloud Unum. With this announcement, Minim has been certified as a Made for MikroTik software partner. We are excited to support MikroTik, a globally-leading equipment provider for Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs), as part of our commitment to delivering  freedom of ...

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Samantha Albano

Starting a WISP 101: Must-have resources

Today, there are over 1500 Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs) providing fixed wireless internet services in the United States— a pretty amazing feat knowing that the majority of WISP founders are local residents on a mission to better the internet connectivity of the communities in which they live. At Minim, we work with WISPs every day on quality and secure WiFi delivery. And, as a ...

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Samantha Albano

Minim and Aerez to exhibit at WISPAMERICA 2019

Are you attending WISPAMERICA 2019? We'll see you there In just a few days, Minim and Aerez will be joining the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) for WISPAMERICA 2019, the 7th annual WISPAMERICA show. Taking place in Cincinnati, OH this year, the show is slated to bring in over 90 exhibitors, feature more than 50 interactive sessions, and attract leaders from the fixed ...

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Nicole Hayward

Minim acquires leading managed WiFi solution Aerez

The Minim team has grown!  Today, we announce that Minim has acquired Aerez, a leading residential managed WiFi solution for Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs).  Aerez provides up to 30% savings on support costs and an improved customer experience. We are excited to bring their innovative Quality of Experience (QoE) functionality and Mikrotik router support to the Minim platform—  ...

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Nicole Hayward

WISPAPALOOZA 2018: highlights from a newbie

Last week, I joined over 2,200 wireless internet industry professionals in Las Vegas for WISPAPALOOZA, an annual event by WISPA. Here’s a recap of my experience as a first-timer (shh, don’t tell anyone) at the show—  for attendees who couldn’t be in all places at once, and for those who couldn’t make it.

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