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August 12, 2014 08:30 ET

HomeGrid Forum Appoints Allion Labs as First Asian Accredited Test House

HomeGrid Increasing the Number of Labs Accredited to Test G.hn Silicon and Systems to Meet Growing Global Demand

BEAVERTON, OR--(Marketwired - Aug 12, 2014) -

News Highlights

  • HomeGrid sought and evaluated proposals from several test houses to be accredited for certification testing of G.hn systems and silicon
  • Allion Labs Inc (Allion) selected as HomeGrid's first Accredited Test House in Asia due to strength of lab's proposal and long-term commitment to G.hn

As part of HomeGrid's efforts to increase the number of accredited test houses (ATHs) to test G.hn silicon and systems, HomeGrid Forum today announced that its Board of Directors has selected Allion Labs Inc to be an ATH. 

Taiwan-based Allion Labs Inc. (Allion) was selected based on the strength of the company's proposal and its long-term involvement in the G.hn effort.

John Egan, president of HomeGrid Forum, commented: "This is the next step forward for HomeGrid as we execute towards the global presence of G.hn. With the addition of Allion as an ATH in Taiwan, we have strategically located a test house near active G.hn silicon and system vendor members to facilitate testing and certification. Allion has been an active member of HomeGrid for several years and we were very pleased with our evaluation of its response to our request for ATH proposals."

"Allion is pleased to make a contribution to the development of HomeGrid Forum G.hn Certification Testing," said Anne Tsou, Vice President of Allion. "We came to the same conclusion, regarding the need for the home networking standard, and realized that both parties and the industry would benefit through this collaborative effort. As the first accredited test house for HomeGrid in Asia, Allion will devote itself to providing a diversified range of professional G.hn certification solutions."

For more information please contact Sheila Lashford on +44 (0) 7986 514240 or +44 (0) 1636 812152 or by email at pr@homegridforum.org.

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HomeGrid Forum (HGF) is an industry alliance that brings together the world's best in technology innovators, silicon vendors, system manufacturers and service providers to promote G.hn, a globally recognized gigabit home networking technology based on ITU-T standards. Over 70 members promote the global adoption of G.hn, a single unified, multi-sourced networking technology -- over coax, copper pairs, powerline, and plastic optical fiber -- while continuing to support HomePNA deployments and their transition to G.hn. HomeGrid Forum provides G.hn silicon and system certification through a strict compliance and interoperability testing program. For more information on HomeGrid Forum, please visit our website at www.homegridforum.org.

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Contact Information

  • For more information please contact
    Sheila Lashford
    +44 (0) 7986 514240 or +44 (0) 1636 812152
    pr@homegridforum.org