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Home alarm Wi-Fi sensing levels-up ISPs’ smart home security offering

Internet service providers can arm their customers with greater home security measures thanks to a new home alarm solution launched for market testing by Gamgee. Blending Wi-Fi sensing and Artificial Intelligence (AI), the new solution intelligently detects and differentiates between family members, pets, guests and intruders in the home. With no cameras, sensors or extra […]

October 25, 2023

Forecast: Smart home product revenue at $12.6bn in 2027

Parks Associates’ research study, Interoperability & Generative AI: Next Generation Smart Home UI, forecasts the annual revenues from core smart home product categories will be $12.6 billion (€11.9bn) in 2027. The report highlights the current state of the smart home market and analyses current efforts, including Matter and generative AI, designed to enable a unified […]

October 18, 2023

Data: Smart home device shipment decline continues

Global shipments of smart home devices continued to decline in the first quarter of 2023 as shipments fell 5.6 per cent year over year to 186.0 million units, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Smart Home Device Tracker. Smart speakers and networked video entertainment devices faced the steepest declines in the first […]

June 28, 2023

Cablenet, Plume: Partnership in intelligent connectivity

Following last year’s cooperation announcement between Cablenet and Plume, the partners in intelligent connectivity meet again in Nicosia to review their market success and discuss their expansion plans. A device can only be as smart as the network it is connected to. In an era when consumers rely on multiple devices connecting to and interacting […]

June 9, 2023

Report: 120m smart homes in US, Europe

According to a research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of smart homes in Europe and North America reached 120.5 million in 2022. North America is the leading market in terms of penetration and 39.2 per cent of all households in the region had at least one smart home product or […]

April 18, 2023

Gamgee: Smart home management apps should engage consumers

Broadband service providers and router suppliers can revolutionise home networking and unlock new revenue streams and upselling opportunities by using a smart home management app which doubles up as a customer engagement tool, according to Gamgee’s CEO Paul Hendriks. Speaking as Mobile World Congress 2023 in Barcelona, Hendriks said that the smart home of the […]

March 1, 2023

Plume names new board of advisors

Plume, the personalised communications services pioneer, has appointed and formed a new board of advisors comprising of highly-experienced telecoms industry and business leaders: Hannes Ametsreiter, former CEO of Vodafone Germany, Cody Sanford, former T-Mobile Executive VP, and Mike Doonan, Managing Partner at SPMB Executive Search will advise Plume’s executive team as global demand for its […]

December 14, 2022

Plume, Liberty deliver smart services in Puerto Rico

Liberty Latin America (LLA) and Plume, the personalised communications services pioneer, have announced a strategic partnership to bring new digital subscriber services to Puerto Rico, with the launch of the new WOWfi powered by Plume HomePass service to consumers throughout the island. The launch includes the deployment of Plume’s SaaS Experience Platform—including Plume’s HomePass Smart […]

October 19, 2022

Research: 38% US homes own smart home device

Parks Associates’ consumer survey work of 10,000 US Internet households shows that 38 per cent of households own at least one smart home device, up 2 per cent from a year ago. Consumers continue to buy connected products; 27 per cent of US Internet households report buying a smart home device in the past 12 […]

October 11, 2022

Report: Major shifts in smart home usage

Findings from the first biannual Plume IQ Smart Home Market Report from personalised communications services specialist Plume reveal comprehensive intelligence about the growth of the smart home sector, including the changing popularity, penetration and usage of connected devices and home networks. The report analyses anonymised and aggregated data from a cross-section of the 41 million […]

August 31, 2022