PlumeIQ

Intelligence and insights for the smart-home industry

March 2021

Welcome to Plume IQ, our monthly reveal of data-driven intelligence and customer-focused insights from more than 2.1 billion connected devices, and over 44 million locations, managed in the Plume Cloud.

The rise of smart fitness devices

Plume data reveals a significant growth in data consumed by connected fitness equipment when compared to other in-home devices associated with more sedentary lifestyles. Data usage for smart TVs and media players grew just 38% and 16% over the 6-month study period, however, neither came close to the increases for smart bikes and smart trainers which returned 83% and 79% growth in consumption. Plume households are literally switching couches for Peloton bikes!

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A boost for small businesses

We’re delighted to announce the global availability of WorkPass – a first-of-its-kind suite of intelligent services and management tools purpose-built for the needs of Small Business Owners (SBOs). Working seamlessly with Plume’s existing suite of data-rich and cloud-delivered back-end tools, WorkPass brings an immediate opportunity for CSPs to grow their service portfolios.
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Watch our CEO's interview with Wi-Fi NOW >

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Accessing the smart home

We’re delighted to unveil our latest CSP partnership as Access Communications launched Plume’s Smart Home Services suite to subscribers in Saskatchewan, Canada. “AccessSmart Wi-Fi+ powered by Plume HomePass is a game-changing technology for Access customers,” said Carmela Haines, Chief Operating Officer, Access Communications.
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Demystifying WiFi 6

Our educational event series continued as Plume’s CTO Bill McFarland joined experts from Light Reading and Omdia to help guide CSPs through the roll-out of WiFi 6. McFarland highlighted why the latest generation tech must be paired with sophisticated cloud control and AI smarts to deliver a truly optimized in-home consumer experience.
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Register for our next WiFi 6 event >

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Case in point

As a company that prides itself on quality of experience, MCTV turned to Plume for assistance to address the volume of WiFi-related customer concerns it was receiving. Our SaaS experience platform helped them transform their business in just six months achieving a 236% increase in subscriber growth rate, and 100% success rate for self-install.
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News round up

Congratulations to our Portugal-based CSP partner NOS, who has secured a prestigious Product of the Year Award for NOS Power Wi-Fi, Powered by Plume HomePass.
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We were thrilled to receive a call-out from Liberty Global’s Chairman Dr. John Malone in a Kindred Media podcast – “Big fan of a little company called Plume…They invented Smart WiFi. They have real breakthroughs in Smart WiFi.”
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ReadWrite’s Deanna Ritchie reported on the world-wide silicon shortage affecting the global telecoms industry stating that “Plume is paving the way for a new industry standard that could provide some relief.”
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