Monday, 18 November 2019

A truly connected home demands ubiquitous connectivity

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Wednesday 21 November 18

Following Total Telecom Congress event in London last month, Total Telecom met up with devolo AG's Director for Product Creation, Sebastian Richter, to discuss developments in the home networking market

What trends are you noticing developing in the market at the moment? A couple of weeks ago, one of the biggest discounters offered the latest version of its food processor. The special thing about it: For the first time, it had an integrated WiFi function. This example shows, it becomes totally normal that kitchen appliances in the mass market, not only the premium products, also have WiFi – it becomes normal that all possible devices at home are wirelessly connected to the Internet, not just those in your living room or your study. Therefore, the need for seamless coverage across the entire home is growing rapidly. And we haven't even talked about the need for high bandwidths that data…

What trends are you noticing developing in the market at the moment? A couple of weeks ago, one of the biggest discounters offered the latest version of its food processor. The special thing about it: For the first time, it had an integrated WiFi function. This example shows, it becomes totally normal that kitchen appliances in the mass market, not only the premium products, also have WiFi – it becomes normal that all possible devices at home are wirelessly connected to the Internet, not just those in your living room or your study. Therefore, the need for seamless coverage across the entire home is growing rapidly. And we haven't even talked about the need for high bandwidths that data…

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