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Plume secures US$85 million in funding round

Smart home services provider Plume has secured US$85 million in its latest financing round. The vendor creates a WiFi mesh networking solution for homes, and has recently signed distribution deals with Liberty Global, WightFibre, VOO and Sunrise. The company said that the raised money  includes US$60 million in Series D preferred equity and US$25 million […]

Plume takes OpenSync to Telecom Infra Project for open WiFi stack

Telecom industry body the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) has adopted technologies from WiFi specialists Plume, ConnectUs Technologies and Tanaza to include in a new open-source WiFi software stack that includes the OpenSync software stack. The three companies and other TIP WiFi Project Group members are contributing open-source software and hardware designs to the project. Plume […]

Liberty Global expands relationship with Plume

Liberty Global has announced an expanded relationship with smart home vendor Plume. The operator said that it will roll out smart home services from Plume across its footprint this year, following a successful initial deployment with its UK brand Virgin Media. The vendor had also previously announced distribution deals with VOO, Sunrise, WightFibre and TalkTalk. […]

Plume announces tech agreement with WightFibre

Smart home connectivity vendor Plume has announced a new agreement with WightFibre to provide the tech behind its new residential WiFi offer. The new deal will see customers in the Isle of Wight offered WightFibre Whole Home Wifi, powered by Plume. The mesh network product promises to provide improved WiFi coverage, with every full fibre […]

Plume signs smart home deals with VOO, Sunrise

Smart home services platform provider Plume has announced two new deals with VOO and Sunrise.  The vendor earlier this year signed deals in the UK with TalkTalk and Virgin Media. The agreement with VOO will see subscribers in Belgium offered VOO WiFi+, a smart home service offering that has been designed to “improve, personalise and […]

Cablenet Launches Plume in Cyprus

Cypriot quad play provider Cablenet has announced the availability of Ultra WiFi, Powered by Plume. Plume is the creator of the world’s first cognitive services platform for the smart home. Its open and hardware independent solution enables the curation, delivery, management, optimisation, and support of new services and applications quickly and at a large scale. […]

Melita launches 1Gbps internet in Italy with Plume

Maltese cable operator Melita’s new Italian subsidiary has launched Diamond Fibra.  This internet-only product includes 1Gbps broadband delivered through Italy’s Open Fiber FTTH network and enabled by consumer-facing technology company Plume’s smart home services bundle, featuring its Adaptive WiFi, HomePass and AI Security products, for €39 per month. Diamond Fibra will initially be available to consumers in […]

TalkTalk to offer Plume Adaptive WiFi to selected customers

UK service provider TalkTalk is to offer advanced WiFi specialist Plume’s Adaptive WiFi package to select customers for £9 (€10) a month. The Plume membership offered specifically for TalkTalk customers includes Adaptive WiFi, HomePass guest access, parental controls, and the Plume app. The monthly fee includes a two-SuperPod starter pack. Additional SuperPods, devices that fit […]

Melita taps Plume for enhanced WiFi service

Maltese cable operator Melita has teamed up with technology outfit Plume to launch Stellar WiFi, powered by Plume, a new service bundle that provides two Plume SuperPods, devices that fit fit into electrical wall outlets to spread the internet from the modem to all areas of the home, at optimal performance, according to the company. […]

WiFi key to delivering 1Gbps services, say cable technologists

Ensuring that in-home WiFi networks are optimally configured will be key to delivering meaningful 1Gpbs services, but providing 1Gbps will likely remain essentially a marketing tool rather than something consumers actually need for the foreseeable future, according to a panel of technologists at a cable technology event in London this morning. Speaking at the Cable […]