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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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HomePNA Expands Membership with New Companies and the Addition of Scientific-Atlanta to the Board

Momentum grows as Alliance adds leading IP TV set-top box, broadband modem and multimedia home networking manufacturers

Las Vegas, NV and San Ramon, CA - January 4, 2006

Today at the CES (Consumer Electronics Show), the HomePNA alliance announced the addition of Entone, Tatung, Amino, and TII Networks as new members and the appointment of Scientific- Atlanta to the Board of Directors. The new members include industry leaders in facilitating the delivery of IP enabled entertainment services including home networking, broadband modem and routers and IP Set Top Boxes.

HomePNA 3.0 technology, which was standardized by the ITU in May 2005, is a technology option for in-home distribution of new triple-play services such as IPTV. Its unique blend of high speed, robust performance, low cost, guaranteed QoS, and the ability to operate simultaneously over both phonelines and coax cables make it uniquely suited to the needs of service providers.

"Our inclusion on the HPNA board of directors furthers Scientific-Atlanta's longstanding support for developing and implementing industry standards for IP-based services," said Himanshu Parikh, vice president and general manager, IP Subscriber Networks business at Scientific-Atlanta. "In addition, we see this as an opportunity to expand our relationships with other vendors and service providers to launch a multitude of interactive video services for consumers using an open architecture."

About HomePNA

HomePNA is an incorporated, non-profit association of industry-leading companies working together to help ensure the adoption of networking industry standards using existing home wiring. Members of HomePNA develop industry standards over both phone line and coax 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's membership includes cutting-edge international companies spanning the networking, telecommunications, hardware, software and consumer electronics industries. For more information on HomePNA, visit


About Scientific-Atlanta

Scientific-Atlanta, Inc. (NYSE: SFA) is a leading supplier of digital content distribution systems, transmission networks for broadband access to the home, digital interactive set-tops and subscriber systems designed for video, high-speed Internet and voice over IP (VoIP) networks, and worldwide customer service and support. For more information on HomePNA visit


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