|[April 16, 2012]
HomePNA Alliance Membership Grows to More Than 20 Global Service Providers
SAN RAMON, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
HomePNA® Alliance today announced that with the addition of Telecom
Italia its membership now includes 23 service providers spanning North
America, South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. HomePNA (News - Alert)
members benefit from the technical support, development, standardization
and certification that HomePNA provides. Members also benefit from a
deep support structure that helps decrease the learning curve and
minimizes the costs for service providers to deploy HomePNA products.
HomePNA home networking products are critical components of IPTV (News - Alert)
services being deployed today by telcos, cable, and satellite service
providers of all sizes.
"We are pleased that HomePNA is serving a critical role in so many
successful triple play service deployments around the globe," said Eran
Gureshnik, HomePNA presient. "It supplies a robust high speed
technology complemented by extensive support services, enabling service
providers to quickly come up to speed with certified products,
minimizing costs by supporting a large ecosystem, and maximizing
Over 30 million HomePNA products have been shipped to telco, satellite,
and cable service providers worldwide. HomePNA is an ITU Standard
(G.9954) and is included in the DLNA Interoperability Guidelines.
HomePNA certified products include IP set-top boxes, residential
gateways, optical network terminals, Ethernet to HomePNA bridges, MDU
masters and CPE, commercial test/installation equipment and OEM modules.
HomePNA members are listed on the HomePNA
HomePNA is an incorporated, non-profit association of industry-leading
companies including AT&T, Motorola (News - Alert), 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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