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Liberty Global Q2: “Return to growth in core markets”

Liberty Global, the multinational telco, has announced its Q2 2021 financial results. The company posted a quarterly revenue of $3.1 billion (€2.6bn) – an increase of 14.1 per cent year-on-year on a reported basis, and 3.4 per cent on a rebased basis. Despite the rises in revenues and profits, Liberty Global’s overall subscriber growth slowed […]

July 30, 2021

Plume secures partnership wins in Germany

Personalised smart services specialist Plume has reached agreement on two new partnerships that cement its presence in the German region. Deutsche Glasfaser Group – a fibre-optic service provider in rural Germany – will launch a new bundle of digital subscriber experiences to its residential broadband customers. Additionally, Plume has entered into a cooperation with BREKO […]

June 10, 2021

ISPA UK adds 6 partners

The Internet Services Providers’ Association (ISPA UK) has announced its six annual partners for 2021: CityFibre – Full Fibre Infrastructure Partner EPS Global – Open Disaggregated Solutions Partner  Fibrain – Fibre Technologies Partner Netgem – TV & Smart WiFi Partner  Openreach – Infrastructure Partner Plume – CX & Smart WiFi Partner In a press statement, […]

April 27, 2021

Plume launches WorkPass to support small business

Personalized smart services pioneer Plume, ahs announced a major category expansion of its solutions with the launch of WorkPass – a first-of-its-kind suite of intelligent services and management tools purpose-built for the needs of Small Business Owners (SBOs). This new solution builds on Plume’s HomePass Smart Home Services suite deployed by more than 180 Communications […]

March 31, 2021

Plume raises $270m

Plume, the company behind the smart home service offerings of more than 170 Communications Service Providers (CSPs) served to more than 22 million households across the globe, today announced that it has closed a $270 million minority investment from global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partners. This Series E round at a $1.35 billion […]

February 23, 2021

Wi-Fi 6 CPEs debut on OpenSync

Together with leading Consumer Premises Equipment (CPE) partners – ADTRAN, Askey, CIG, Hitron, Kaon, Sagemcom, Sercomm, Technicolor, and Zyxel Communications – Smart Home Services specialist Plume has confirmed the availability of over 20 Wi-Fi 6 devices fully supported by open-source silicon-to-cloud framework OpenSync. The initial list of CPE providers who are launching Wi-Fi 6 CPEs […]

February 9, 2021

Akamai, Plume partner for broadband subscriber experience

Digital experience intelligent edge platform Akamai is partnering with smart home services specialist Plume. The partnership gives Akamai’s entire global customer network, sales and go-to-market teams immediate access to Plume’s services platform to accelerate the deployment of new and highly-personalised Smart Home Services for broadband subscribers. The partnership will also combine Akamai Security and Personalization […]

January 27, 2021

Virgin Media ‘Plume Pods’

Liberty Global’s UK unit Virgin Media has announced a new “game-changing” Intelligent WiFi Plus service that will give millions of customers the UK’s fastest widely available broadband speeds throughout their homes, at a time when fast, safe, secure and highly reliable WiFi ia crucial. The Intelligent WiFi Plus service consists of new features on Virgin […]

January 12, 2021

Plume tops 20m active households

Personalised Smart Home Services specialist Plume is reporting record growth and adoption of its portfolio of advanced Smart Home Services and Communication Service Provider (CSP) applications, which now power more than 20 million active households around the world. Through 2020, Plume has been scaling rapidly and is currently averaging approximately 1 million new home activations each […]

December 14, 2020

Plume acquires Walleye Networks

Smart Home Services specialist Plume has acquired Walleye Networks, a Canadian network and security intelligence solutions provider specialising in real-time network analytics and advanced metadata. The transaction includes all of Walleye Networks’ intellectual property, technology and Research and Development (R&D) facility, in addition to its engineering team. Plume intends to further invest in Walleye Networks’ […]

November 30, 2020