PlumeIQ

Intelligence and insights for the smart-home industry

September 2019

Welcome to Plume IQ, our monthly reveal of data-driven intelligence and customer-focused insights from more than 2.2 billion connected devices, and over 45 million locations, managed in the Plume Cloud.

Is up the new down?

Talk of downloads (speed, size, etc) is prevalent within the digital ecosystem, but a surprising piece of data gathered from Plume homes in 2018 and 2019 shows that upload traffic grew nearly 9% more than download traffic did over the same period. This points to a trend in upload-centric devices that will likely grow stronger as smart home technology begins to dominate the digital home environment. Could this signal a need to change established network architectures?

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Other Plume news:

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NCTC take-off

We believe that every ISP should benefit from Plume’s Smart Home Services platform, so we’re really excited to announce our partnership with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC)! Over 750 of North America’s independent ISPs can now differentiate their broadband offerings, gain unprecedented network insight, and deliver personalized whole-home Wi-Fi experiences to their subscribers.
Read the blog post >>

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A new category to define the future of ISPs

Industry analysts report that the smart home is growing exponentially, but are ISPs positioning themselves strongly to capitalize? In its latest Market Radar report,Ovumhighlights the importance of a wider Smart Home Services offering. Michael Philpott, Senior Practice Leader at Ovum said “Service providers’ investment in home networks provides an opportunity to develop a new set of “value-added services” that will provide the potential for new revenue opportunities.”
Read Ovum’s profile on Plume>>

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Let’s connect in Amsterdam (and New Orleans)

Plume (booth #1041) will unleash the power of its Smart Home Services platform atCable-Tec Expo 2019, October 1-3! Experts will be on-hand to demonstrate our powerful combination of robust front-end consumer services and intelligent back-end support tools. Plume’s CCO Tyson Marian heads up apanelof experts who will discuss the explosion of the smart home, and set out a services-driven model where ISPs can win by delivering exceptional connected experiences.
Request your exclusive demo >>
Don’t miss our panel, Wednesday, 2 October, 4.15pm PDT >>