SOURCE: HomeGrid Forum

HomeGrid Forum

November 02, 2009 08:00 ET

Media Alert: HomeGrid Forum to Discuss the Future of Home Networking at OPASTCO Technical and Marketing Symposium 2009

BEAVERTON, OR--(Marketwire - November 2, 2009) - HomeGrid Forum, a global, non-profit trade group promoting the United Nations' International Telecommunication Union's (ITU-T) standardization efforts, will discuss the future of home networking at the OPASTCO 2009 Technical and Marketing Symposium on November 4, 2009 in Minneapolis. With more than four decades of commitment to rural telecommunications' success, OPASTCO (Organization for the Promotion and Advancement of Small Telecommunications Companies) is a national trade association that is actively engaged in the critical issues that affect rural carriers, their customers, and the network infrastructure that carries in-demand technologies and services.

WHAT: Technical Session on Home Networks and Applications. This session will include a HomeGrid Forum's presentation on the future of home networking using the next-generation wired networking standard,, for connecting components via telephone wiring, coaxial cable, and power line.

WHO: Michael Weissman, vice president, North America marketing for CopperGate Communications and HomeGrid Forum board member.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 4th, 9:00am - 10:15am

WHERE: Minneapolis Airport Marriott, Bloomington, Minnesota

CONTACT: For more information or to set up a press briefing with the speakers from HomeGrid Forum, please contact Layla McHale at or (408) 981-6394.

About HomeGrid Forum

HomeGrid Forum is a global, non-profit trade group promoting the International Telecommunication Union's standardization efforts for next-generation home networking. HomeGrid Forum promotes adoption of through technical and marketing efforts, addresses certification and interoperability of products, and cooperates with complementary industry alliances. To learn more about becoming a HomeGrid member, please visit

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