Contactless self-install; 3 steps to help protect your subscribers

People are staying home, working from home, and keeping their distance from others more than ever to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has created new demand for contactless services...

Todd Grantham

May 28, 2020

Four online trends in the WFH era

It’s no surprise that with shelter-in-place orders in effect across the country, the way we spend our time at home has changed. Like many people across the globe, our US Plume members have...

Bethany Becker

May 04, 2020

How the connected home is keeping us all connected

A few short weeks ago, the connected home meant something completely different. As we all respond to the urgent need to distance ourselves from each other, we’re relying on our connected home to...

Todd Grantham

Mar 19, 2020

Cyber-Intrusion Protection for the Smart Home

What’s new? 

Susmita Nayak

Feb 27, 2020

Give your home a sixth sense with Plume Motion

Editor's note: This blog post was originally published in January 2020 and has been updated with the latest feature information, including the ability to create rooms and assign devices to them. 

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Avery Lewis

Feb 27, 2020

OpenSync™ to be a key component of TIP Wi-Fi

Many companies are founded with the dream of changing the world. Only a few do, and even fewer do it in a large and permanent way. Today, with the announcement of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP)...

Bill McFarland

Feb 25, 2020

Build a winning smart home strategy

Connect with Plume at NCTC's Winter Educational Conference (WEC) and learn how we’re enabling the smart home future today

Todd Grantham

Feb 11, 2020

Yesterday’s metrics fall short for today’s smart homes

Quality of Service (QoS) measures have been used for many years to evaluate the performance of connections to devices in the home. However, due to the growing diversity in IoT devices, QoS ends up...

Bill McFarland

Jan 30, 2020

Detecting Motion Through Wi-Fi: Expanding Smart Home 2.0 Services, Instantly

Avery Lewis

Jan 06, 2020

Plume plays a tangible role in reducing ISP call-in-rates

We all want our customers to be happy. At Plume, we have a responsibility to our own customers, as well as hundreds of millions of customers belonging to ISPs around the world. 

Tyson Marian

Oct 31, 2019

750 Independent ISPs Join Us on Our Journey

 

Tyson Marian

Oct 01, 2019

Combatting throughput loss in MDUs

Can a “mesh” consist of just a single access point (AP)?  Yes!  Consider a multi-dwelling unit (MDU) with a single Wi-Fi access point in each apartment. While these APs don’t explicitly connect to...

Bill McFarland

Jul 31, 2019

Is your mesh meshing with you?

“Mesh” Wi-Fi systems have been the big excitement in Wi-Fi over the last few years.  In mesh, several Wi-Fi access points (APs) connect to each other to provide complete coverage of a consumer’s...

Bill McFarland

Jun 28, 2019

Plume Advanced IoT Protection: defending your network

The latest feature in the Plume AI SecurityTM suite: Advanced IoT ProtectionTM detects unusual device behavior and helps protect your IoT devices from digital home invasions.

In our last post, we...

Susmita Nayak

Mar 26, 2019

Your data. Your privacy. Your choice.

Fahri Diner

Mar 26, 2019

Plume Online Protection: Protecting your home in the connected age

TL;DR...Plume security protects all your connected devices from a growing set of internet borne attacks. We are excited to bring this benefit to all our members and hope to make your connected...

Susmita Nayak

Feb 17, 2019

Four Smart Home Trends we Spotted at CES

About 182,000 people attend the three-day mega event known as CES, the annual Las Vegas phenomenon that encompasses 4,500 exhibitors, from start-ups to heavy-hitters. CES is where you go to...

Todd Grantham

Jan 21, 2019

Meet OpenSync™: A Silicon-to-Service Framework

The connected home is a critical part of ISP service offerings to customers. Connectivity inside the home is equal in importance to the DOCSIS, xDSL or PON pipes it is feeding from, and thus...

Adam Hotchkiss

Dec 11, 2018

Grown-up guide to parental controls

Fall is here! The leaves are changing and so is your routine. With school in full swing, it’s inevitable that your kids will be using the Internet more for homework (or procrastination). That...

Bethany Becker

Oct 03, 2018

Lights, Cameras, Action!

Today Samsung announced an exciting new product – the SmartThings Wifi mesh network system.

Fahri Diner

Aug 13, 2018

Meet the SuperPod, Plume membership

 Our second-generation pod, the SuperPod is creating a new category in whole-home Wi-Fi performance.

Fahri Diner

Jun 12, 2018

Five Tips to Spring Clean Your Home Wi-Fi

Spring! It can mean only one thing… time to organize your belongings and clear out what you no longer need. It’s the ideal occasion to fix your slow Internet, too. Luckily, it’s not as...

Bethany Becker

Apr 09, 2018

O Canada!

We have very exciting news.

Fahri Diner

Jan 24, 2018

Guest access needed An SSid kicking

Many of you have been asking for a “guest network” on Plume. A fair ask? Absolutely. You’ve been patient — thank you. A reasonable expectation for this might be: give me a second SSID so I can...

Adam Hotchkiss

Dec 21, 2017

How Plume’s HomePass™ makes your home Wi-Fi guest access secure

We’ve all been there. It’s the age old dilemma of how to share your home Wi-Fi network with your guests. Sure, for your own family it’s easy. You tell or text them your secret Wi-Fi password...

Adam Hotchkiss

Dec 21, 2017

Straight talk on the Wi-Fi KRACK

Aman Singla

Oct 18, 2017

Comcast — Plume Partnership

We have exciting news.

Fahri Diner

May 08, 2017

Plume is a relationship.

Plume Adaptive WiFi™ is the world’s first and only learning WiFi system that adapts to your needs.

Fahri Diner

Jan 08, 2017

If broadband is so reliable, why does my Internet suck?

As much as Plume loves WiFi, we have to admit WiFi is the cause of most bad Internet experiences in homes. It turns out that over the years internet service providers have gotten their acts...

Bill McFarland

Dec 05, 2016

Five things in your home that are killing your WiFi

In many of our homes, WiFi signal is not what it could be, should be, and what you could make it to be. Electromagnetic signals, which is what WiFi routers use to transfer their data, are vulnerable...

Rok Ruzic

Nov 16, 2016