Plume picks up $270M at a $1.35B valuation to power smart home Wi-Fi for broadband providers

The last year of life under a global health pandemic has seen a massive surge of people working from home — a shift that has thrown a stark light on the iffy quality of our broadband networks. Today a startup called Plume — which has built a mesh-Wi-Fi platform that helps optimize broadband connectivity and then uses it to deliver a range of smarter home services to some 22 million homes globally — is announcing a major funding round of $270 million that underscores the opportunity to fix that, and more.

Source: Plume picks up $270M at a $1.35B valuation to power smart home Wi-Fi for broadband providers