Canadas 3One Networks Selects Intellons HomePlug AV Technology
Intellons HomePlug® AV Chipset Enables Broadband Over Powerline
Canada's 3One Networks Selects Intellon's HomePlug AV Technology
for BPL Smart Grid Solutions
Intellon's HomePlug® AV Chipset Enables Broadband Over Powerline
and Intelligent Utility Grid Management Applications
Ocala, FL May 1, 2007 Intellon Corporation, a world leader in standards-based powerline communications integrated circuits (ICs), today announced that 3One Networks Inc. (3One), a leading Broadband over Powerline (BPL) technology firm, has selected Intellon's HomePlug® AV chipset for the company's BPL and intelligent power grid management solutions.
3One recently deployed a BPL-based Intelligent Grid System with its joint venture partner, Fujian Great Power PLC Equipment Co., in Anhui Province, China. The network enables automated meter reading, SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition), broadband Internet access, and video surveillance capabilities as part of a comprehensive Distribution Management System across the medium-voltage and low-voltage power grid.
"Intellon's HomePlug AV technology proved to be the best solution for enabling our BPL based smart grid system," said Oliver Ding, CEO of 3One Networks. "Intellon's solution is based on the HomePlug industry standard, thus ensuring end-to-end compatibility with existing and future HomePlug-enabled devices, while providing a cost-effective 200Mbps infrastructure solution."
"Our HomePlug AV ICs have the bandwidth and robustness necessary for utilities to realize the promise of BPL technology," said Rick E. Furtney, President and Chief Operating Officer of Intellon. "Utilities are recognizing the value of using Intellon's industry standard HomePlug chipsets for last mile access, in-home connectivity and intelligent power grid management.
About 3One Networks Inc.
3One Networks Inc. is a technology and service company that has commercialized BPL technologies capable of transmitting digital signals through electrical power line infrastructure. Together with its longtime joint venture manufacturing partner, Fujian Great Power PLC Equipment Co, 3One develops and markets multi-patented, low-cost BPL products that have won numerous awards including the prestigious Geneva International Invention Award, and are used by over 100,000 subscribers worldwide for Internet access. 3One Networks is a privately held incorporated company with headquarters in the capital city of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. For more information, visit www.3one.ca.
About Intellon Corporation
Intellon is a market leader in powerline communications, providing HomePlug® compliant and other powerline integrated circuits for digital home networking, networked entertainment, BPL access, smart grid management and other commercial market applications. Intellon created and patented the baseline technology for HomePlug 1.0, and is a major contributor to the baseline technology for the new HomePlug AV powerline standard. With over nine million HomePlug ICs sold, Intellon is the market share leader in the HomePlug IC market. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Ocala, Florida, with offices in San Jose and Toronto. For additional information, visit www.intellon.com.]
Intellon is a registered trademark of Intellon Corporation. HomePlug is a registered trademark of the HomePlug Powerline Alliance, Inc.