J:COM is first to launch Plume in Asia
TOKYO, Oct. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jupiter Telecommunications Co., Ltd. ("J:COM"), Japan's largest cable TV operator serving more than 5.5 million subscribers, launched J:COM Mesh Wi-Fi powered by Plume, a new Smart Home Services offering designed to improve, personalize and secure the home network across all of its cable systems nationwide. In partnership with SCSK Corporation, a Plume distributor, this marks Plume's first wide-scale launch in Asia, following several large deployments in Europe and North America.
Powered by cloud-based artificial intelligence, J:COM Mesh Wi-Fi offers an integrated solution that is controlled from the Plume app. Backed by technology from Plume, the new service further enhances a customer's online experience through custom guest access, parental controls, and AI security for added protection of their devices. Plume works alongside J:COM's existing broadband connection to the home, letting customers make the most of its ultrafast speeds in every corner of their homes.
"J:COM is excited to offer our subscribers a new level of speed, personalization, security and control with Plume," said Mr. Yusuke Ujimoto, Corporate Officer and GM, Business Innovation Unit at J:COM. "Technology in the home is evolving quickly, and this partnership allows us to provide the best services tailored to each person and home."
J:COM will benefit from Plume's suite of backend tools that give unprecedented visibility into network operations and performance, along with proactive support solutions. The Plume integration brings J:COM subscribers:
"Plume is proud to partner with J:COM and SCSK to deliver reliable whole-home Wi-Fi, personalized parental controls, guest access, and secured devices to the Japanese market," said
J:COM Mesh Wi-Fi is available to new and existing J:COM subscribers and includes two SuperPods for a monthly fee. For more information, visit https://www.jcom.co.jp/service/net/option/mesh-wi-fi/.
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