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Beginner’s Guide to Managing Your Smart Home

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Turning your house into a smart home? The process is easier than you might think – and you might already be on your way.

Creating a smart home simply means connecting a system of devices or appliances to a wireless network. You use technology to modernize your place with a better user experience in every room.

Upgrading to a smart home lifestyle can improve your routine, increase security and provide extra fun for parents and kids. Thanks to artificial intelligence, the network learns your daily habits and your regular activity to improve performance of devices overall.

Create ideal smart home connectivity with advanced Wi-Fi.

Cloud, AI and mesh technology come together to not only enhance your experience, but also protect you, too.

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What are smart home devices?

Smart home devices are becoming increasingly more common.

Whether it’s entertainment, security systems, sound setups, or voice-activated personal assistants, you can find these gadgets everywhere nowadays. The technology is so widespread that nearly 65% of Americans already have a smart device in their home.1

Common smart devices:

  • Smart TVs
  • Digital assistants (Amazon Alexa, Google Home)
  • Security cameras
  • Whole-home audio systems
  • Baby monitors
  • Coffee makers
  • Bluetooth speakers
  • Vacuums

Of those people with smart devices, 49% own tech that is environmentally conscious.1 Many smart devices are eco-friendly with the ability to limit or optimize power usage. Features like setting timers, scheduling and remote-control systems all make saving energy possible.

Eco-friendly devices:

  • Smart thermostats
  • Adaptable Lights
  • Kitchen appliances
  • Plugs/outlets
  • Vacuums
  • Sprinkler systems

Integrate smart Wi-Fi with your smart home.

For everything to connect properly, you need a reliable wireless network. Bandwidth varies depending on house size and the number of connected devices. That’s why it’s necessary to select a good internet speed for you.

Make an even smarter move and get whole-home wireless connectivity. Midco Wi-Fi delivers corner-to-corner coverage with continual optimization based on usage, home layout and neighborhood activity. For example, your kids’ gaming setup might be nicely tucked away in the basement but having your modem in your upstairs home office might cause a disconnect. Lagging gaming? No fun for anyone in the house.

Sophisticated pods evenly spread Wi-Fi throughout spaces, allowing you to get a better signal – even in dead spots.2 Plus, you get additional security – a must-have for protecting your smart home.

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Monitor your smart home from your phone.

They say home is where the Wi-Fi connects (at least we do anyway), but home is also where you’re in control... of your devices. No creepy smart home horror moving scenarios happening here.

The Midco Wi-Fi app puts the internet reigns right in the palm of your hand.

The app continuously learns device usage and optimizes performance overall. Software includes key features like AdaptTM, SenseTM, GuardTM and ControlTM so you feel right at home with all your smart devices. For example, the Guard feature blocks malicious sites uncovered by the software from affecting your devices. If a device does become infected, Guard will quarantine the said device so the virus does not harm any other devices.

Download the Midco Wi-Fi app to secure your network, block inappropriate sites and more – available for both Android and iOS users.

Give your smart home Wi-Fi a boost.

Connect and control devices in your smart whole-home environment with a solid signal. With Midco Wi-Fi, your whole place is covered – with parental controls and advanced security features too.

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1 ValuePenguin: 65% of Americans Have a Smart Home Devices 

2 Pods available to new or qualifying Midco Wi-Fi customers only. 

3 Midco Wi-Fi self-installation is not available in all areas.  

4 Sense feature availability varies.  

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