Targeted media relations for home networking specialist

devolo is a specialist in home networking and smart home technology. Their range of Powerline and WiFi routers feature heavily in recommended product round-ups year after year.

The Challenge

devolo is one of Context’s longest standing clients. The company’s main aim is to promote its range of consumer tech products, focusing on their WiFi boosting Powerline technology.


The Solution

Throughout the course of this long-standing engagement, Context has evolved its strategy to meet with devolo’s changing requirements, as well as the changing media landscape.

Within this time, certain objectives have remained constant – most notably the need to increase and maintain brand awareness, as well as to cement and retain devolo’s position as the leading provider of Powerline and data communication solutions.

With this in mind, Context’s main approach has been to ensure all PR activity is designed to:

  • Educate the market on the need for improved connectivity
  • Highlight the expertise behind the team at devolo
  • Showcase devolo as an innovator in the field
  • Engage with devolo’s customer audience
  • Demonstrate devolo’s market leading position

As well as ensuring regular engagement with key journalists, to support product launches and ongoing campaigns, Context has also held a number of successful press tours designed to give journalist’s first hand experience of devolo’s product range.


The Results

Over the last ten years Context has amassed thousands of pieces of coverage with a reach into the billions. Devolo has featured in major national titles including the Sunday Times, The Telegraph and the Daily Mail in addition to leading tech publications such as Tech Radar, Engadget and Tech Advisor.