Plume is a Software-as-a-Service company that provides smart WiFi services for personal households and small businesses by selling direct-to-consumer or through ISP partners. The company is based in Palo Alto, California.
Plume began offering its cloud-delivered services in June 2016.
In 2017, Plume raised $63 million in funding. $37.5 million was from new investors Comcast Cable, Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, and Presidio Ventures, and the remaining amount was from existing investors Liberty Global Ventures, Shaw Ventures, and Jackson Square Ventures.
In 2018, the company changed to a subscription model beginning with its Adaptive WiFi service and new SuperPods. The SuperPods are slightly larger than the first generation pods, capable of faster speeds, and contain two integrated Ethernet ports.
In November 2020, Plume acquired British Columbia-based network intelligence and security software firm Walleye. Plume also started working with POST Luxembourg.
In 2021, Plume was valued at $1.35B after a Series E investment. The company works with 170 service providers including Comcast, Charter, Qualcomm, Cablevision, Shaw Communications, Bell Canada, and Liberty Global. It also partners with U.S. cable television cooperative NCTC, and CPE vendors and resellers including Technicolor, Sagemcom, and ADTRAN.
Highest paying job titles at Plume Design include Account Executive, Software Engineer, and Senior Sales Engineer