SOURCE: HomeGrid Forum

December 01, 2009 08:00 ET

New Webinar Available: Architecture of -- The Next-Generation Wired Networking Standard

BEAVERTON, OR--(Marketwire - December 1, 2009) - Home networking on existing wiring is currently plagued by fragmentation and lack of standardization. International Telecommunication Union (ITU-T) plans to fix that problem with its next-generation standard, With the recent approval of key components of, this technology will soon deliver a single unified way for home networking using any wire -- power line, coaxial cable, and telephone wiring. How will deliver a single standard for all regions? What technical architecture can enable this technology? Find out by downloading the new webinar from HomeGrid Forum.

WHAT: This new technical webinar covers:

-- Architectural overview of technology

-- PHY Layer overview

-- Data Link Layer (DLL) overview

WHO: Authored by Barry O'Mahony, senior staff Systems engineer at Intel Labs, and Stefano Galli, Ph. D., lead scientist at Panasonic R&D Company of America. Both Panasonic and Intel are HomeGrid Forum board members.

WHERE: To download the webinar and other materials from HomeGrid Forum, visit the organization's Resource Library.

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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