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HomeGrid Forum and HomePNA Merge

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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Three more companies join HomePNA Alliance for Home Networking Over Existing Coax Cable, Phone Wires

European service provider CAIW joins 40+ multimedia home-networking leaders

San Ramon, CA - September 19, 2007

HomePNA today announced that three more companies have invested in HomePNA technology by joining the multimedia home networking alliance. The new members include CAIW, a Dutch cable service provider of television, Internet and radio, Ooma, a VoIP handset and service provider, and Phybridge, a gateway manufacturer.

HomePNA creates, promotes and certifies home networking over existing coax cables and phone wires to deliver Internet Protocol (IP) services like IPTV, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and data, often bundled by service providers as triple-play services. 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.

HomePNA members collaborate to promote the adoption of the only multimedia home networking standard approved by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). HomePNA 3.1 technology enables high-speed, triple-play Internet services over both phone wires and coaxial cables at speeds up to 320 megabits per second. 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.

About HomePNA

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

www.homepna.org

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