SOURCE: HomeGrid Forum

April 20, 2009 12:00 ET

HomeGrid Forum Publishes Whitepaper Describing How Unifies Home Networking Market

Now Available for Download: Whitepaper Outlines How Coexistence and Interoperability Can Be Achieved With United Nations ITU-T Home Networking Standard

BEAVERTON, OR--(Marketwire - April 20, 2009) - is a standard for next-generation home networking being developed by the International Telecommunication Union's Standardization Sector (ITU-T). is designed to operate over any kind of home wiring, including powerlines, phone lines, and coaxial cables. As part of the migration path towards a single unifying home networking technology, it's expected that networks will need to coexist with several types of existing home networking technologies.

WHAT: HomeGrid Forum's new whitepaper outlines the compatibility mechanisms between transceivers and existing, non-ITU-T standard home networking devices, including coexistence and interoperability options.

WHO: Contributors to this whitepaper include: Chano Gomez, DS2; Stefano Galli, Panasonic; Barry O'Mahony, Intel Corporation; Vladimir Oksman, Infineon Technologies; and Mario Finocchiaro, Aware.

WHERE: To download the whitepaper and other materials from HomeGrid Forum, visit the organization's resource library at

WHEN: The whitepaper is available now.

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. For more information on HomeGrid Forum, please visit

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    Layla McHale
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    (408) 981-6394