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

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

Starlink beta test reaches 500,000 signups in race for satellite space

The Starlink beta test seeks to address the rural-urban digital divide by delivering high-speed internet to more remote locations where terrestrial infrastructure is still in the process of expanding. Since pre-orders of its Better Than Nothing beta test released in February, the service has since deployed to over 10,000 subscribers. Prospective customers have now turned in half a million orders ...

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Vivian Susko

Minim highlights 5 international customers

Did you know Minim can be found around the world? Our company has been so impressed with our global service provider community's commitment to delivering reliable connectivity amidst pandemic challenges. So we decided to introduce five such customers today. Meet Inq Malawi, Wi-Fibre, Signa Technologies, Skyweb Illinois, and Wildanet.

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Nicole Zheng

Great WiFi for all: Minim teams up with the Microsoft Airband Initiative

As COVID-19 has made reliable home broadband more critical than ever, our industry must collectively prioritize closing the urban-rural digital divide. That's why we are pleased to announce today that Minim has signed an agreement with Microsoft to join the Microsoft Airband Initiative.

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