Caleb McKee

Home network QoS: Modern smart home control

Home networks have more connected devices than ever, up from 11 devices per network in 2019 to 25 devices per network by the end of 2020 according to a survey by Deloitte. This era of connectivity also means more data transfer than ever, so how do we prevent network traffic jams? Introducing Quality of Service (QoS), settings in home networking hardware that allow for granular or pre-configured ...

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Caleb McKee

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program: Internet assistance for pandemic-affected households

The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program is a fund established by the FCC to assist home internet users who struggle to pay for internet service during COVID-19. Since its coverage began on December 27th, 2020, around 1200 Internet service providers currently participate and the funds currently assist over six million households. This blog compiles resources for service providers and ...

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Caleb McKee

Internet connectivity trends: growth during telecom industry disruptions (WICT webinar recap)

The 2021 Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) leadership conference presented stories, advice, and guidelines for telecom services to adapt to industry trends on the horizon: the connected home, 5G, data collection, and the rural broadband rollout were all insightful points of discussion. To commentate on these topics, the WICT organization brought together industry-leading professionals from ...

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Sam Stelfox

Enterprise Cybersecurity Roundup [September 2021]

Critical vulnerabilities found in Azure and Internet Explorer browser engine - Skip to details  Zero-day attack vectors located in macOS and iOS devices - Skip to details  REvil Malware-as-a-Service organization returns from hiatus - Skip to details  " width="2048" loading="lazy" style="width: 2048px;">

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Caleb McKee

Minim to exhibit and speak at WISPAPALOOZA 2021

The largest conference of fixed wireless professionals in telecommunications returns October 11th - 14th to provide continued education, demonstrations of emerging technology, and professional networking to the Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) industry. As industry leaders, Minim will be attending to cover new technologies and galvanize WISP businesses. 

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Caleb McKee

Minim + MultiChoice Group: Trusted Home, powered by Minim, available for DStv users

In an effort to achieve safe, effective home WiFi for all, MultiChoice Group recently adopted the Trusted Home solution, developed jointly by Minim and Irdeto, into its direct-to-home internet packages. MultiChoice Group is a leading entertainment company with 20 million subscribers and currently offers DStv fixed mobile broadband service packages, soon to be complete with premium WiFi management ...

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Caleb McKee

Starlink beta test to end soon: A look at current customer experience

SpaceX’s Starlink Internet service, currently in beta, has been creating ripple effects throughout the service provider market, delivering on promises to bring rural users speeds up to 150Mbps. SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk has recently announced that he plans for the beta phase to be finished in October. While he does not detail how this will change their service model, Starlink presents that we can ...

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Caleb McKee

Mountain West: All peaks and no valleys with Minim

Mountain West, a rural ISP servicing central and southeastern Wyoming, has achieved 30% year-over-year growth for six consecutive years. Their subscriber base has been growing as a result of their exceptional customer service, leading to outstanding performance metrics. But managing more subscribers requires more resources, causing new challenges for Mountain West and resulting in their need to ...

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Caleb McKee

Minim in India: MH7020 Mesh WiFi and motosync app now available

Minim's global mission to provide safe, reliable, managed WiFi has made its way to India via Amazon.in and Flipkart.com. Under the globally recognized Motorola brand, Minim is excited to deliver best-in-class routing hardware coupled with award-winning network management software to new territories. " width="2048" loading="lazy" style="width: 2048px;">

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Caleb McKee

Insider Threat Awareness: Defend your business from unforeseen harm

From 2018 to 2020, the damage from insider threats increased to $11.45 million and incident frequency rose by 47%. Fortunately, there are measures you can enact to prevent the theft and extortion of company assets. With September being Insider Threat Awareness Month, we consolidated resources and outlined details of how to keep your business safe from unexpected threats.

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