HomePlug® Alliance Showcases Next-Generation Product Interoperability at Broadband World Forum 2014

AMSTERDAM - October 21, 2014 - Broadband World Forum 2014 - The HomePlug® Alliance (www.homeplug.org), the worldwide industry group for powerline communications networking, announced it is demonstrating multi-vendor interoperability of next generation HomePlug AV2 technology at this week's Broadband World Forum, October 21-23 at the Amsterdam RAI.

HomePlug technology is an ideal solution for distribution of broadband applications such as Internet, OTT video, multi-room IPTV, online gaming, audio, as well as smart home applications. With HomePlug AV2, gigabit-class speeds enable the best coverage and performance in home networking.

Other HomePlug demonstrations at Broadband World Forum include an nVoy™ interoperability demonstration for hybrid home networking based on the IEEE Standard 1905.1 with HomePlug and Wi-Fi mobile connectivity, and embedded HomePlug technology in security cameras.

“With the growing number of connected devices per household and increasingly bandwidth-intensive applications running on those devices, service providers and consumers are increasingly utilizing HomePlug products to support high-speed and high-capacity whole-home networks,” said Rob Ranck, President of the HomePlug Alliance. “HomePlug is pleased to invite guests to our meeting room at Broadband World Forum to experience our latest home networking technology demonstrations.”

Broadband World Forum brings together a variety of exhibitors in the broadband space from service providers to chip manufacturers and OEMs. HomePlug members exhibiting and participating at Broadband World Forum include:

-Broadcom
-Cisco
-devolo
-Huawei
-LAN
-Lea
-Marvell
-MStar Semiconductor
-NETGEAR
-Orange
-Qualcomm
-Sigma Designs
-Technicolor
-TP-Link
-ZyXEL

About the HomePlug® Alliance:

The HomePlug® Alliance is a group of about 60 companies working together to develop technology specifications and certification & logo programs for powerline networking. With over 125 million devices in the market, HomePlug products are used worldwide by consumers and service providers to improve home networking performance while expanding coverage and Wi-Fi mobility.

HomePlug technology enables a home's electrical wires to distribute broadband Internet, HD video, digital music and smart energy applications within the home, as well as enables narrow-band communications outside the home.

Visit the HomePlug Alliance website at http://www.homeplug.org for more information regarding HomePlug Alliance and its family of technologies, and sign up for the HomePlug interest list at http://www.homeplug.org/news-events/interest/ to receive updates.

Sponsor members include Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM); Cisco (CSCO); Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK); MStar Semiconductor Inc.; and Qualcomm Atheros, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated.

"HomePlug" is a trademark of the HomePlug Powerline Alliance, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.