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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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The HomePNA Alliance Announces That It Has Certified Over 75 Products

Italy's Telecom Italia Newest Member

2011 FTTH Conference and Expo - Orlando, Florida - September 28, 2011

The HomePNA® Alliance today announced that it has certified over 75 products. HomePNA, a leading global standard for whole home multimedia networking, is deployed by four of the five largest telcos in North America as a critical component of their IPTV services.

"The HomePNA certification program enables customers to buy with confidence," said Michael Weissman, HomePNA president. "The large number of certified products is an indication of HomePNA's success, while the large number of vendors is a boon to service providers desiring to deploy the technology."

Over 20 million HomePNA products have been shipped to telco, satellite, and cable service providers across five continents, with over 30,000 products installed by over 70 service providers each business day. HomePNA is an ITU Standard (G.9954) and is included in the DLNA Interoperability Guidelines.

HomePNA certified products, offered by seventeen manufacturers, cover the entire value chain. Products include IP set-top boxes, residential gateways, optical network terminals, Ethernet to HomePNA bridges, MDU masters, commercial test/installation equipment and OEM modules. Many of these products support advanced features that are valuable to service providers, such as remote diagnostics and management capabilities, as well as highly desired consumer features such as whole home DVRs. Certified products are listed on the

www.homepna.org/products/member_products/

About HomePNA

HomePNA is an incorporated, non-profit association of industry-leading companies including AT&T, Motorola, Cisco and Pace working together to create, promote and certify multimedia home networking technology that operates over existing wires. HomePNA technology operates over 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. 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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