New organization will ensure smooth market migration to G.hn for home networks while continuing support for HomePNA
Beaverton, OR - May 28, 2013
HomeGrid Forum and the HomePNA Alliance today announced that they have merged to create a single organization focused on promoting advanced wired home networking technologies. more
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HomePNA Membership Exceeds 40 Companies
Members-only benefits, market opportunity draws new equipment manufacturers
Santa Clara, CA - May 9, 2007
HomePNA announced today it now has more than 40 member companies collaborating to promote the adoption of the only multimedia home networking standard approved by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). HomePNA technology enables high-speed, triple-play Internet services over both phone wires and coaxial cables at speeds up to 320 megabits per second.
The new members are AFL Telecommunication, a fiber optics product manufacturer and VDSL2 RF filter components manufacturer, Askey Computer Corp., a modem and settop box manufacturer, CyberTAN Technology, Inc., a manufacturer of broadband and wireless networking equipment, and Medium Link System Technology, a multi-tenant unit (MTU) system integrator.
"These new members strengthen the backbone of available HomePNA technology delivered to consumers as reliable and robust IP-based services," said Rich Nesin, HomePNA president and vice president, marketing, Coppergate Communications. "HomePNA's increasing strength is bolstered by a growing range of companies contributing to the tech
HomePNA members-only benefits include access to the specifications, influence on future specifications, and opportunities to test, certify and advertise products as interoperable and HomePNA compliant.
The new members join industry leaders like AT&T, Conexant, Coppergate, Motorola, Scientific Atlanta, Sunrise Telecom and 2Wire.
HomePNA technology facilitates interoperability and convergence of all networked entertainment and computer Internet Protocol (IP) data devices in the home over existing coax and phone wires. The technology enables service providers to reduce installation costs, utilize remote management and diagnostics to reduce operational expenses, and even reduce end-user costs through unified billing.
HomePNA is an incorporated, non-profit association of industry-leading companies working together to promote adoption of networking industry standards using existing home wiring. Members of HomePNA develop industry standards over both phone line and coaxial cables with the intent to rapidly bring to market a range of interoperable data and audio/video home networking solutions.
Founded in June 1998, HomePNA members represent cutting-edge international companies that span the networking, telecommunications, hardware, software and consumer electronics industries. For more information on HomePNA, visit
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