HomePlug Alliance continues to innovate on the success of HomePlug AV to deliver even better performance at higher speeds.

As of December 2011, the HomePlug AV2 specification was released for gigabit-class powerline networking. It’s now faster than ever to handle the most demanding online services and applications. HomePlug AV2 is based on more than a decade of real-world experience and extensive field tests validating in-home coverage and performance across five countries with wide variances in home construction.

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HomePlug AV2 technology supports gigabit-class broadband speeds, making it ideal for Internet video, multi-room IPTV, online gaming, HD audio and other high demand networking uses, particularly when using multiple HD devices simultaneously.

Expanded Coverage and Performance

  • Enhances delivery of HD/3D streams throughout the home
  • Anticipates move towards ultra-high-speed broadband access and services
  • Developed by the HomePlug AV Technical Working Group (Broadcom, devolo, France Telecom, Marvell, Qualcomm Atheros, Ralink, Sony, SPiDCOM Technologies, and STMicroelectronics).

Key Features

  • Support for MIMO (multiple-input and multiple-output) PHY
  • Whole home coverage with inherent repeater functionality
  • High-definition video and audio support without noticeable dropouts or artifacts
  • Interoperable with HomePlug AV and HomePlug Green PHY devices
  • Power save: Active, Standby and Idle