Plume expands in Germany with two new deals

Wireless technologies specialist Plume has struck two new partnerships that grow its presence in the German-speaking region.  Deutsch Glasfaser, a fibre-optic service provider focusing on rural Germany, will launch a new bundle of digital subscriber offerings to its residential broadband customers. Plume has also entered into a cooperation with Breko, the commercial platform of the leading broadband […]

Last chance to sign up for the next DTVE Digital Symposium session

Time is running out to sign up for the next DTVE Digital Symposium 2021 session on enabling the smart home experience on April 13. As the classic triple-play comes under pressure from the unbundling of TV and communications services, offering support for high-quality streaming with ubiquitous in-home connectivity and rock-solid cybersecurity could be a unique selling point for […]

DTVE announces next Digital Symposium

Digital TV Europe has announced the next Digital Symposium session on enabling the smart home experience in partnership with Plume and Akamai. Delivering a superior smart home experience is a potential game-changer for service providers. As the classic triple-play comes under pressure from the unbundling of TV and communications services, offering support for high-quality streaming with ubiquitous […]

Plume raises US$270 million from Insight Partners

Smart home vendor Plume has closed a US$270 million minority investment from global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partners. The Series E round of funding gives the company, which serves more than 22 million households across the globe, a US$1.35 billion valuation and brings its total equity funding to US$397 million. Plume said […]

Akamai teams up with Plume for smart home services

CDN specialist Akamai has struck a partnership with smart home services and WiFi  technology provider Plume to give Akamai’s global customer network, sales and marketing teams immediate access to Plume’s services platform to accelerate the deployment of smart home services for broadband subscribers. The partnership will see the pair combine Akamai’s Security and Personalisation Services (SPS) […]

Virgin Media launches Intelligent WiFi Plus broadband offer

Virgin Media has announced the UK launch of a new mesh WiFi service dubbed Intelligent WiFi Plus. Promising to expand home coverage for Virgin customers, the solution combines new features on the pre-existing Hub 3 and Hub 4 routers with new Intelligent WiFi Pods that help to expand reach across a house. Powered by smart […]

Plume now present in over 20m homes

Smart home and WiFi specialist Plume’s technology is now present in more than 20 million active households around the world, with the company averaging one million new home activations each month, according to the company. Over 150 content service providers currently use Plume’s cloud-based Consumer Experience Management (CEM) platform , and the company says it has has added […]

Plume acquires Walleye Networks

Smart home vendor Plume has announced the acquisition of Walleye Networks. Canadian Walleye Networks is a security intelligence solutions provider specialising in real-time network analytics and advanced metadata. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. As part of the pickup, Plume will acquire all of Walleye Networks’ intellectual property, technology and Research and Development (R&D) […]

Plume expands in Japan with J:COM distribution deal

Smarthome vendor Plume has announced a partnership with Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM), Japan’s largest cable TV operator. J:COM will offer its 5.5 million subscribers access to what it claims to be “the world’s most advanced Consumer Experience Management (CEM) Platform for the smart home” with Plume’s suite of networking products. The telco will offer Plume’s full […]

Plume and Adtran announce smart home collaboration

Smart home service provider and networking vendor Adtran have announced a new collaboration on home network security. In a press release, the companies said that the combination of Plume’s suite of consumer and ISP services and Adtran’s global scale and broad portfolio of broadband gateways, ONTs and cloud management tools will enable service providers to […]

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