Eero promises not to brick routers if you don’t pay a subscription

Mesh WiFi systems are all the rage these days as they are one of the ways that users can help to blanket their entire homes with WiFi and eliminate dead spots. Plume is one of the many companies that has made mesh WiFi routers, and it looks like the company is taking their offerings to another level.The company has recently announced that they will be launching a subscription service that their users can subscribe to get more out of their devices. Dubbed Plume Adaptive WiFi, this subscription service will cost users $60 a year, or alternatively if you believe strongly in what Plume has to offer, an upfront payment of $200 will net you a lifetime membership.So what does this subscription offer? It will give users access to tools such as parental controls, speed tests, “security products”, and “active management”, which according to Plume’s CEO who spoke to The Verge, is, “We’re attaching more and more devices to our routers — from computers to phones to streaming boxes to speakers to smart home gadgets

Plume Announces Subscription Service For Its WiFi Routers

Mesh WiFi systems are all the rage these days as they are one of the ways that users can help to blanket their entire homes with WiFi and eliminate dead spots. Plume is one of the many companies ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Ubergizmo

Plume is turning home Wi-Fi into a subscription service

A Wi-Fi router startup is trying to shake up how we think about home Wi-Fi in a major way: by turning it into a subscription service. The plan comes from Plume, one of several companies ...

Tue 12 Jun 18 from The Verge

Plume launches SuperPod, its second-generation mesh WiFi puck

Plume is a WiFi company that offers a collection of wall socket-mounted nodes designed to sit in every room of your home. Don't worry if you haven't heard of it, as you're ...

Tue 12 Jun 18 from Engadget

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