Samantha Albano

Minim feature spotlight: AI-driven alerts for security

The July 2019 edition of the Consumer Analytics Newsletter by Parks Associates, an IoT market research and consulting firm, discusses how AI has shaped the smart home. Among their AI use cases measured, the most appealing to smart home device owners were AI-driven alerts for security— such as when someone enters the home, a window breaks, or an unusual noise is detected. At Minim, we too employ ...

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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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Samantha Albano

Minim feature spotlight: Minim Score

Helping operators proactively manage and secure home networks is our goal at Minim. Today's feature spotlight introduces the Minim Score— a residential managed WiFi tool that gives operators the ability to easily gauge the network health of a subscriber's LAN and see what issues it may be experiencing. With this insight, operators can quickly zone in on problematic networks and provide assistance ...

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Samantha Albano

Home network security monitoring: IoT security regulations update

As the consumer IoT installed base is expected to reach 13 billion units by 2020, we've seen some noteworthy IoT safety legal movements in the past few months. In this issue of our home network security monitoring series, we provide an update on the latest proposed IoT security regulations.

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Samantha Albano

Minim to speak at WiFi NOW USA 2019

Next week, Minim will be sponsoring and speaking at WiFi NOW USA 2019 in Washington, DC, an event that's designed to connect leaders in the WiFi industry. Check out the full conference agenda, which includes Minim Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer David Aronoff's talk on how AI-driven WiFi Management and IoT Security will be vital pieces in the battle for the home network edge. 

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Samantha Albano

Rural broadband initiative update: RDOF, 5G, and OTARD

Closing the urban-rural digital divide has been a top priority for the U.S., and numerous initiatives have already been put into place to make America's digital divide a thing of the past. During this past month, the FCC and Trump administration announced new plans to help bring broadband access to millions of underserved homes. Here's a recap of the latest happenings in America's rural broadband ...

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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 MikroTik User Meeting

We're headed to Austin, TX to join the MUM conference Tomorrow marks the kick-off of the USA MikroTik User Meeting (MUM)— a conference designed to bring together network engineers, consultants, certified trainers, and companies who have built MikroTik-based products and services. Minim and Aerez are joining the crowd at this year's USA MUM on April 4th-5th in Austin, TX. The two-day event is ...

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