The pioneer in personalized smart home services, Plume ®, has announced the agreement of two important new partnerships with which the company will sustainably expand its presence in the German market.
The Deutsche Glasfaser Group – Germany’s leading fiber optic provider for rural areas – will offer its customers a large number of new, digital smart home services on the basis of this partnership. In addition, Plume is a cooperation with BREKO eG – the commercial platform of the Federal Association of Broadband Communication eV., Germany’s leading fiber optic association, to offer Plume’s services to more than 200 member companies.
The focus of the partnership with Deutsche Glasfaser is the implementation of the cloud-based and AI-controlled SaaS platform from Plume. The Plume platform is based on OpenSync ™, HomePass ™ and Haystack ™. HomePass is a next-generation services suite for the smart home.
Haystack, in turn, provides Internet providers with intelligent customer service tools and data analysis. The platform enables Deutsche Glasfaser to supplement its product portfolio with highly personalized service offers that improve the customer experience throughout the company. In addition, the open source framework OpenSync German glass fiber gives access to a flexible, cloud-based architecture that enables the rapid provision and scaling of Plume’s digital services as well as next-generation customer support.
With the use of HomePass , Deutsche Glasfaser is building on its fast fiber-optic network with high bandwidths and offers its customers a variety of advantages, such as flawless WLAN connectivity, AI-controlled cybersecurity and protection of devices connected to the home network. In addition, customers can easily and effectively manage their home networks, including secure access controls, motion detection and much more.
Haystack includes customer support tools with real-time predictive analysis capabilities that enable Deutsche Glasfaser to proactively assist customers with support requests. Haystack has proven itself in practice  and contributes to significantly increasing customer satisfaction and significantly reducing the number of calls to technical support and technicians on site.
“We are very pleased about the partnership with Deutsche Glasfaser, one of the fastest growing FTTH providers in Germany. We are convinced that Plume’s highly scalable, cloud-based platform and the associated improved customer experience will make a real difference and thus have a positive effect on further company growth, “says Tyson Marian , Chief Commercial Officer at Plume delivers extremely high bandwidths to the home, Plume’s goal is to further improve the customer experience throughout the home. ”
Ruben Queimano, Chief Commercial Officer, Deutsche Glasfaser, on the partnership: “As a pioneer and pacemaker in the industry as well as a leading fiber optic provider for rural Germany, we have already built one million FTTH connections and will continue to grow significantly over the next few years. Thanks to the partnership with Plume – who in turn are pioneers and specialists in the WLAN area – we offer our customers an optimal Internet experience by adding first-class smart home services to the high speed of our fiber optic network. This also includes the provision of a fully optimized and error-free WLAN for every end device. ”
In addition, Plume is entering into a cooperation with the BREKO purchasing community eG. BREKO eG is the commercial platform of the Federal Association of Broadband Communication eV, which is the leading fiber optic association in Germany. This cooperation gives the BREKO eG cooperative members the opportunity to introduce Plume’s smart home services platform and innovative customer support tools with a very short time to market of less than 45 days and at special conditions. As a result of the partnership, Plume can inform the growing number of broadband fixed network operators how they can use Plume’s services to achieve higher ARPU and reduce their operating costs. The option of adding your own logo to the Plume app is particularly interesting.
“We look forward to working closely with the Plume team. With this cooperation we can help our network operators to understand and implement adaptive WiFi services in order to improve the in-home experience of their subscribers with faster broadband speeds “, says Jürgen Magull, Managing Director of BREKO eG. That the work-from-home era will last indefinitely, flawless connectivity and robust cybersecurity are high on the agendas of consumers, businesses and the service providers who serve them – our members can draw on the potential of the added promise of satisfied customers together only benefit from increasing the ARPU while reducing the OpEx and lowering churn. “
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