Caleb McKee

SpaceX’s Starlink beta test review: What subscribers have to say

Recent innovations by Elon Musk's company SpaceX have started raising questions about the future of the internet. Is it finally time for serious investment in outer space infrastructure?  More importantly, what do subscribers want from their network as this technology emerges? Let’s take a look at the latest coverage of the Starlink spread and hear from subscribers on how they feel about the ...

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Vivian Susko

Retail Lab Test Franchise approves Minim as office network security vendor, securing confidential patient data

Amid a flood of patient visits, ANY LAB TEST NOW® sites are turning to Minim to ensure patient health data is protected over their WiFi networks. An evolving library of confidential files and connected devices are overwhelming traditional firewall and VPN security, threatening to expose sensitive patient information. With a forecasted 49% increase in post-pandemic retail health clinic demand, ...

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Caleb McKee

Best WiFi analyzer apps for iOS and Android

WiFi analyzer apps provide IT technicians with critical insights into network issues and conflicts, but the average user can leverage them as well. Knowledge is power when it comes to improving your WiFi signal strength; it’s important to understand how your devices are interacting. Remember the three steps to finding the best WiFi channel for your router? Analyzer apps streamline and simplify ...

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Vivian Susko

Digital parenting in the smart home era: 2021 Minim outlook

COVID-19 has left a massive digital footprint, transforming the way people communicate and connect with one another; screen time increased by an average of two hours per day in adolescents and young adults around the world, with reports of higher stress levels and decreased physical activity to boot. While technology allows the younger generation to stay connected, it also leaves them more ...

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Sam Stelfox

Smart home cybersecurity news roundup [March 2021]

Several major system infiltrations made it onto the books in March, including the previously downplayed Ubiquiti Networks breach and a new ransomware demand to the tune of $50 million. Reoccurring malware threats continue to spur a response from the United States government for stronger defensive security measures, for the general public as well as federal offices. We explore the potential ...

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Minim

Breaking news: Minim to present at VirtualInvestorConferences.com on April 15th at 4:00 pm ET

Company to Discuss Software Subscription Revenue Distribution Strategy and Recent Launches In-Home Networking Market. 

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Caleb McKee

WiFi 5 vs WiFi 6 range

The new WiFi 6 standard has some key differentiators from its predecessor, most notably surrounding WiFi 6 vs WiFi 5 speed.  And when it comes to range, even more factors come into play: router placement, band choice, usability over distances, etc. For those considering the upgrade, here’s what you should know. 

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Caleb McKee

Choosing the best cable modem in 2021: Motorola deep dive

Once you know the difference between modem vs. router. vs. gateway hardware, it's time to find the cable modem with the capabilities and value you need. As a creator of innovative internet access products under the world-recognized Motorola brand, we’ve categorized the top picks from our modem portfolio and organized them by price and power. Depending on your service plan, higher prices may ...

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Vivian Susko

Managed WiFi network improvements: Why Wi-fibre chose Minim

Delivering a safe, reliable WiFi experience is the name of the game in our Minim community, and Wi-fibre Inc. has taken that mission International. Headquartered in Champion, Alberta, Wi-fibre Inc. is an Internet Service Provider offering exceptional high-speed internet via fixed wireless and fibre backbone with local tech support in the prairie regions of Northern Canada.  

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Vivian Susko

Bring Your Own Network (BYON), Explained.

Minim rolled out our Bring Your Own Network™ (BYON) solution back in March 2020 to help businesses provide reliable remote connectivity and protect employee privacy in the WFH era. The inspiration came to us after launching our internal survey on remote network vulnerabilities and exploring cybersecurity home defense strategies for the distributed worker.  

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