Samantha Albano

How do I interpret my WiFi speed test results?

There are many reasons as to why you should be regularly testing your WiFi speed at home; and, not for just the obvious instances where you find your WiFi signal strength is weaker than normal. Testing speed on a regular basis allows you to pinpoint performance trends, isolate which devices may be causing issues for your wireless network, and ensure no one is stealing your bandwidth. But, now ...

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Samantha Albano

WiFi extenders vs mesh networks [pros and cons]

Looking to upgrade your home WiFi network, but not sure how to choose from the plethora of WiFi signal strength boosting options out there? We understand and have therefore created a Part 2 to our blog on the WiFi boosters.  Today in Part 2, we take it a step further by comparing WiFi extenders (a type of WiFi booster) to mesh networks (a home WiFi system). What are the pros and cons of each ...

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Kate Aiken

How Minim fixed my smart speaker's connectivity problem

A firsthand experience of how Minim improves the connected device experience

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Deo Mwano

Minim feature spotlight: Neighboring Access Points

At Minim, we care about simplifying and enhancing the user experience. As such, many of the features we provide on our residential managed WiFi platform are a direct result of the feedback we receive from service providers. One of these features is Neighboring Access Points— a tool to use when troubleshooting network performance issues in subscriber homes.

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Nicole Zheng

Minim to speak and exhibit at Cable-Tec Expo 2018

Today marks the kick-off of the Cable-Tec Expo, aka the Cable Engineering Event of the Year— Will we see you there? We're back on the East Coast this week to attend the Cable-Tec Expo 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Held by the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), the SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo® has been the industry's largest cable ...

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Sam Stelfox

Letting the outside in: DNS rebind attacks

Names are a funny thing on the Internet. The domains everyone visits while browsing the web are solely for people. When you ask your browser to go to a website, it starts by converting that name into an address it can start talking to.

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Nicole Zheng

Customer spotlight: Stu's Minim story

It all started with a move from New Hampshire This summer, we received an email inquiry that caught our eye. The sender was a friendly former neighbor; he had just moved from Londonderry, NH— leaving apple orchards and Stonyfield Farm headquarters for sunny California. In addition to the year-round warm weather, buzzing tech culture, and city views of Spanish Colonial Revival structures, he had ...

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Nicole Zheng

Minim and KAON to debut partnership at IBC2018

We're headed to Amsterdam! Minim and KAON will demo advanced managed WiFi, Mesh, and whole-home security solutions at IBC this week  

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Samantha Albano

WiFi signal strength: how it works and how it can be improved

Tired of waiting for pages to load, sitting through buffering movies, and receiving that dreaded "No Internet Connection" notification while trying to use your WiFi at home? We understand if you are. As smart home device adoption continues to rise, taking the time to ensure these devices have a strong WiFi signal strength to properly operate is of great importance. This is why we wanted to share ...

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Nicole Zheng

Minim joins the RDK community

Minim open sources its router software agent for RDK-B and joins the 2018 RDK Technology Summit this week

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