Aaron Forbes

Internet speed explained

So, you’ve taken a speed test to find out what speeds you’re getting in your home. But with tricky terminology and a handful of numbers, what does it all mean? Here, we’ll break it all down so that you can get a better understanding of what internet speed is and how it affects your online experience.

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Aaron Forbes

What is WiFi 6?

The WiFi Alliance announced WiFi 6, a faster generation of WiFi service protocols, in 2018. This generation of WiFi builds off of the old framework of the now-designated WiFi 5 (802.11ac technology).

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Aaron Forbes

What is hardware acceleration for routers?

When it comes to configuring routers, it can be tricky to know what options to enable or disable in order to deliver the perfect internet experience. One of the most commonly known options is hardware acceleration, a term that some users may find familiar.

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Hannah Aronoff

WiFi standards explained: WiFi 4 vs WiFi 5 vs WiFi 6

Thinking now is the time to make the leap to WiFi 6? Or perhaps you’re wondering whether to wait for more WiFi 6 compatible devices to come on the market? To answer these questions, you must understand what fully harnessing the potential of WiFi 6 connectivity really takes. 

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Aaron Forbes

Modem vs. router vs. gateway explained

It’s easy to get confused when dealing with networking equipment at home. The end goal is to have a fast, consistent WiFi experience, but there are many parts that come into play toward delivering on that experience. Often, your broadband provider's available hardware is what dictates your experience. Each available device is different and has its own purpose for networking, but it's easy to ...

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Aaron Forbes

WiFi 6 vs WiFi 5 speed: Which is better?

In 2018, the WiFi Alliance announced WiFi 6, a fresher, faster generation of WiFi that builds off of the old framework (802.11ac technology). Now, after beginning to certify devices in September of 2019, it's arrived with a new naming scheme that's easier to understand than the old designation.

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Samantha Albano

MikroTik Audience review and support by Minim

As a Made for MikroTik software partner, the Minim platform supports several MikroTik devices— the latest addition of which being the MikroTik Audience tri-band mesh WiFi access point. Here's an overview the Audience and a look at its supported Minim feature set.

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Nicole Zheng

EZECOM partners with Minim to bring next-gen WiFi to Cambodia

Today, Cambodia's premium internet provider EZECOM announces the launch of EzeWiFi , a mesh WiFi system powered by Minim. Founded in 2007, EZECOM is the first Internet Service Provider (ISP) in Cambodia to receive ISO Certification . The company has received many awards for their consistent delivery of high quality, hassle-free, reliable internet services to both enterprise and residential ...

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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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