J:COM is first to launch Plume in Asia

Press Release

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 Adaptive WiFi which intelligently monitors, adjusts, and optimizes your network for peak performance.
  • HomePass which lets customers control guest and child access to their network, set up profiles, and pause the internet.
  • AI Security to detect and block potential security threats, customize content access, and block unwanted ads.
  • Elegantly designed, powerful tri-band SuperPods that plug directly into wall sockets to ensure reliable coverage.
  • The highly-rated Plume app which puts subscribers in control of all of these services.

“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 Tetsuya Suezaki, Japan Representative at Plume. “We are committed to providing the best home Internet experience designed for the modern smart home.”

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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