Sixty percent of smart home product buyers are interested in enhancing their ability to monitor their homes. This includes everything from surveillance and security devices like cameras, locks and garage door openers to lighting, thermostats and carbon monoxide detectors. As more of these devices are added, your smarter home may not have the bandwidth to perform as the genius you expected.

So how do you leverage the convenience and comfort of these new connected devices without overwhelming your home’s Internet service? With Point Broadband’s Fiber Internet, the answer is through a whole home WiFi system.

What is a whole home WiFi System?

A whole home WiFi system is comprised of a series of satellite modules that carry your signal from your modem throughout your home. Many variables can inhibit the reach and strength of WiFi in certain areas of your home. Floors, doors, walls, and the materials they are made of, in addition to the overall design of your home can make it difficult for the signal to reach every space. The placement of these satellite platforms solves this problem.

What is Point SmartHome?

Point SmartHome powered by Plume is a tri-band, whole home, adaptive WiFi system. This self-optimizing, cloud-based WiFi system replaces the WiFi on your modem or router with a fast, consistent, reliable signal. A trained Point Broadband technician will conduct a site survey and install the system, which includes helping you install the Plume app on your smart phone and setting up your devices. Part of the set-up process will include placing the smaller PowerPods in high activity areas throughout your home. PowerPods are the satellite modules mentioned above that carry and relay your newer, faster, stronger signal where and when it’s needed.

As a self-optimizing WiFi system, Point SmartHome can adapt to real-time changes in your devices and apps that are being used. This means that more speed can be sent to more bandwidth-intensive areas of your home w

hen it’s needed and spread to other applications when it’s not.

Point SmartHome also comes with advanced security and convenience features. AI-fueled security allows you to filter online content based on who is viewing. This means that you can block or allow specific websites from being accessed. There are also enhanced protection measures that prevent other cyber threats to your devices. HomePass is another useful feature that Point HomeSmart offers. Homepass allows you to create access for your guests. Each guest can have their own personalized sign-in information and corresponding levels of

access and security.

Smarter homes require smarter WiFi, and that is precisely what Point Broadband’s Fiber Internet and Point SmartHome will provide.

Homes today are more connected than ever. With rapid developments in security and comfort technology, along with the growing number of communication and entertainment devices we have, strong, reliable and secure WiFi has never been more important. The market for smart home products is expected to exceed $40 billion next year. With more connectable devices than ever, it can be easy to overload your current bandwidth with these new demands. While you can opt for a bigger plan or add a WiFi extender in an attempt to improve speed and reliability, the real solution can be found in a whole home WIFI system.

What is a whole home WIFI system?

A whole home WiFi system is an enhanced Internet delivery platform. It replaces the WiFi that comes through your router and modem with a fast, reliable, consistent signal that is relayed through strategically placed pods. These pods allow the Internet to be moved throughout your home, where it is needed most. With advanced AI security and real-time optimization, you never have to worry about a lagging signal or drop in performance.

Plume Pods

Point SmartHome powered by Plume uses Plume Pods. While the advanced security features and performance optimization stem from the cloud, the pods provide reliable, fast, consistent WiFi in every corner of your home.

How does Point SmartHome work?

Point SmartHome, works through the cloud to adapt to real-life activity, in real-time. This ability to adjust and modify your WiFi ensures that every room and every device in your home receives a reliable, fast connection, not only today but into the future as well. Your new, faster, reliable WiFi will be delivered from the cloud to a SuperPod that connects to your Point Broadband Fiber Internet. From there, the signal is sent through a network of smaller PowerPods. Your Point Broadband Technician will test signal strength throughout your home and place these Powerpods in rooms where you frequently use WiFi. Two PowerPods, in addition to your SuperPod, is typically sufficient for a 3-4 bedroom home; however, additional pods can be added at any time.

As your home continues to evolve with WiFi enabled doorbells, locks, thermostats and streaming devices, your WiFi solution will need to evolve as well. Point Broadband Fiber Internet along with Point SmartHome powered by Plume will give your home the power it needs to operate efficiently now and into the future.

To learn more, go to point-broadband.com/smarthome.

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