WiFi


Liberty Global partners with Plume for intelligent WiFi rollout in Netherlands and Poland

Liberty Global has rolled out an ‘intelligent WiFi’ update to its Connect box routers in three million homes in the Netherlands and Poland in the form of a ‘free upgrade’. The company says that the upgrade will provide its customers with faster and more stagble connections for devices. The cable giant has partnered with intelligent […]

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) […]

GO Malta taps Divitel for mesh WiFi

Technology outfit Divitel has deployed a managed mesh Wi-Fi system for service provider GO in Malta. GO has invested heavily in the TrueFibre network, a fibre-powered infrastructure that offers broadband speeds up to 1 Gbps. However, according to Divitel, due to a number of factors like higher population density with multiple devices that interfere with […]

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 […]

Netgem launches Super WiFi on Videofutur

TV and broadband technology company Netgem has launched Super WiFi, a new service designed to improve WiFi coverage in consumers’ homes, with the service initially deployed across its Videofutur fibre ISP business in France. Videofutur focuses on providing broadband and entertainment to under-served regions in France. The new Videofutur maFibre proposition couples 1Gbps fibre access […]

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 […]

AirTies completes Technicolor WiFi acquisition, names new software chief

Service provider WiFi technology specialist AirTies has completed its acquisition of Technicolor’s WiFi management software business, also known as Wireless Doctor.  AirTies and Technicolor  have also struck a partnership covering technology integrations and sales channels to offer smart WiFi solutions to service providers globally. Bart Vercammen, who previously served as CTO for the CPE business unit […]

AirTies claims US success for Smart WiFi

WiFi technology specialist AirTies and reseller partner AirSonics have revealed that 34 regional operators across North America have deployed AirTies’ Smart Wi-Fi solutions to their subscribers. AirSonics serves as a strategic partner for AirTies, offering managed WiFi solutions  and the StratiFi total-home Wi-Fi portfolio to regional service providers throughout North America. These operators deploy Mesh […]

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 […]

AirTies acquires Technicolor WiFi software unit

Wireless technology and consumer premises equipment specialist AirTies has agreed to acquire Technicolor’s in-home WiFi management software business and personnel for an undisclosed sum in a move that CEO Philippe Alcaras says will significantly extend the company’s reach. The acquisition of Technicolor’s WiFi technology – Wireless Doctor – will also see the two companies partner […]

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