ADTRAN Intros Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi Platform

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ADTRAN has introduced a cloud-managed whole home mesh Wi-Fi platform, another sign that the broadband industry is recognizing both the opportunities and challenges in supporting Wi-Fi and the services it supports. The ADTRAN Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi platform is part of the company’s Mosaic Subscriber...Learn More

Bell Whole Home Wi-Fi is Latest Carrier Managed Wi-Fi Service, Begins at $5 per Month

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Bell, the Canadian based communications carrier, is the latest broadband operator seeking to meet the challenge of in-home Wi-Fi performance by launching a Whole Home Wi-Fi service, which it introduced this week. The service is based on Adaptive WiFi, a product from Plume, features a...Learn More

Comcast Makes a Move on Home Automation, Dramatically Expands IoT Operating System with xFi

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Comcast is providing its entire Xfinity services portfolio with expanded home automation capabilities through its xFi home operating system. More than 15 million subscribers now will have access to the suite of Comcast home automation services. The initiative will provide subscribers with smart home controls...Learn More

Vivint Smart Home Introduces Streety, Smart Home Security to the Neighborhood

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January 08, 2018 — LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE) — Streety provides a simple and secure way to help neighbors look out for each other and solve problems together Today at CES 2018, Vivint Smart Home, the leading smart home services provider in North America, unveiled Streety, a free app that...Learn More

Panoramic WiFi from Cox Communications Surpasses 1 Million Customers

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ATLANTA, Dec. 13, 2017 – Today, Cox Communications announced the achievement of one million customers for Panoramic WiFi, the premier home network experience. In less than 14 months, Panoramic WiFi from Cox attained this notable milestone. After a successful trial in San Diego, Panoramic WiFi...Learn More

How Do You Turn Wi-Fi Challenges Into Opportunities?

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In today’s environment, providing an unmatched broadband experience must include everything from providing your subscribers with the best broadband package, an error-free bill, a great in-home subscriber experience, and a pleasant call should they need to contact customer service. And, with data-intensive video usage patterns...Learn More

Parks: 70% of Data Traffic in the Home Carried by Wi-Fi

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More than three-quarters of U.S. broadband households use Wi-Fi for in-home network connectivity, according to Parks Associates research about in-home wireless data and the internet of things (IoT). Wi-Fi is doing the large majority of work when it comes to home networking and data transport...Learn More

Wi-Fi TimeSync Aims to Heighten Multi-Media Experience

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Digital home entertainment buffs should have their pick of new devices and equipment to choose from at this year’s CES in Las Vegas. That includes the debut of Wi-Fi TimeSync, firmware that enhances whole home or room entertainment by improving distribution of high-quality digital audio,...Learn More

Comcast Wi-Fi Gateway Now Supports Bedtime Mode, Voice Control, User Metrics

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Comcast today announced a range of sophisticated capabilities for the Comcast Wi-Fi gateway, including voice control, user metrics and the ability to create rules and schedules, such as a bedtime mode that prevents Wi-Fi use during certain hours. End user data such as information about...Learn More

ABI: Broadband Provider Residential WiFi Investment Must Increase

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Broadband provider residential WiFi investment must increase, according to ABI Research. If broadband providers do not make that move, they risk losing subscribers because they may be unable to cope with ongoing growth in in-home connected devices and usage, researchers said. Mesh network systems similar...Learn More

G.hn Aims to Provide Plug-and-Play Gigabit Home Networking

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One common challenge in today’s emerging gigabit broadband environment is extending that ultra-broadband experience throughout the home through gigabit home networking. After all, what good is ultra-broadband service if it only makes it to the side of the home? Enter G.hn, which aims to leverage...Learn More

MoCA Network Speeds Set to More Than Double

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The latest Multimedia Over Coax Alliance specifications call for MoCA network speeds to increase 2.5 times over current levels. MoCA 2.5, released April 13, boosts MoCA home network speed as high as 2.5 Gbps and improves on network management and security features of earlier versions,...Learn More

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