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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Vivian Susko

Policy breakdown: The 2021 Cybersecurity Executive Order and what it means for the Telecom industry

The Biden-Harris administration signed the "Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity" on May 12, 2021. Consisting of 11 sections, the order calls for better communication between the U.S. public and private sectors, new software development standards, and updated cyberattack response protocols nationwide.  

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Nicole Zheng

Minim to join webinar: Home WiFi Recent Developments in the Time of COVID-19

In the wake of COVID-19, we are adapting to many new normals. One is increased home broadband usage, thanks to increased remote work, socialization, and entertainment over the internet.  

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Samantha Albano

Minim on the move: WISPAPALOOZA, BBWF, and prpl Summit

Last week, Minim traveled to Las Vegas and Amsterdam to join some of the largest shows put on in the broadband industry. And this week, we're on the move again! Here are some highlights from last week's events and more details on what we'll be up to in Berlin.

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Samantha Albano

Minim launches premier integration with Sercomm

Today marks our launch of a premier integration with Sercomm (TWSE: 5388), a leading manufacturer and supplier of telecom equipment around the world. This announcement at The Independent Show (TIS) 2019 by National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and America's Communications Association (ACA) comes at an exciting time for cable operators of all sizes. Through this integration, Minim will now ...

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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

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

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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Nicole Zheng

Minim to speak and exhibit at The Independent Show 2018

We'll be joining The Independent Show by the NCTC and ACA on July 29 - Aug 1 in Anaheim. See you there? 

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