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Altice USA deploys mesh WiFi – all signs point to AirTies

Surely Plume hasn’t landed two mammoth tier 1 cable operator accounts across two continents in a single week? Given Altice USA’s tendency to copy Comcast, that initially appeared to be the case as the Optimum-Suddenlink operator announced the deployment of a whole-home intelligent mesh WiFi system. Quickly though, the scales started to tip in favor of rival AirTies. Plume press releases typically put the US vendor’s WiFi Pods front and center, while Altice USA’s announcement highlights mesh over matter. Faultline then recalled Altice USA’s October announcement to deploy a range of RDK-powered home gateways, which preceded AirTies’ decision to port its WiFi mesh software onto the RDK platform, as a result strengthening its status as the leading hardware-independent provider of…

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