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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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

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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Vivian Susko

Tech and telecom trends under a new administration

The past year challenged the world's reliance on home broadband and further highlighted the immense urban-rural digital divide still at play. As nearly 30 million Americans today lack access to high-speed internet and 25-30% of the global workforce plans to continue enabling work-from-home in 2021, what changes and technology advancements can we expect to see in the new year under the new ...

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Aaron Forbes

Community-building tips for local ISPs from a local business owner

Liz Hitchcock, Co-founder of Minim, also invests in companies and owns Bookery Manchester, a bookstore located in Manchester, NH. Bookery is Manchester’s first independent bookstore and has been the location of many successful events— beyond the typical book signings and readings they have even hosted pre-primary presidential candidates. Bookery has become a popular meeting spot for the ...

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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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Nicole Zheng

DoubleRadius and Minim to exhibit at RTIME 2020

Next week, we're headed to Phoenix, AZ to join our partner and trusted distributor of wireless networking solutions DoubleRadius at RTIME 2020.

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Samantha Albano

5 Tips for connecting in the WISP community [webinar recap]

Earlier this week, I attended the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) webinar Beyond CRM: Connecting Communities to learn about the ways in which WISPs and their vendors can better connect in the industry and with their own communities. Here are 5 key tips that I learned from this webinar. 

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Nehemiah Blackburn

CAF performance testing explained

As a vendor member of the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA), Minim works with WISPs to deliver advanced WiFi and IoT security services to subscribers. To provide more support for WISPs and rural broadband providers alike, Minim is working on developing toolsets for rural carriers who receive funding through CAF.

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