Friday, November 30, 2012
TRENDnet joins HomePNA Alliance
USA: The HomePNA Alliance announced that TRENDnet a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, has joined the organization. This brings to 46 the number of manufacturers and service providers in the alliance.
“We are pleased that TRENDnet, an award winning global supplier of networking solutions for small to mid-sized business and home users, has joined the alliance,” said Eran Gureshnik, HomePNA president. “Their membership demonstrates the value of the HomePNA Alliance to both equipment suppliers and service providers.”
“Our customers are demanding a cost effective solution for distributing entertainment and triple play data over existing coax cables and therefore are specifying HomePNA certified products,” said Sonny Su, TRENDnet technology director. “HomePNA membership gives us access to the alliance’s technical support and certification resources that enable us to deliver those products.”
HomePNA members benefit from a support structure that helps to decrease the learning curve and can help service providers minimize their costs when deploying HomePNA products. Over 30 million HomePNA-certified products have been shipped to telco, satellite, and cable service providers worldwide supplying critical components of their IPTV services deployments.
HomePNA is an ITU Standard (G.9954) and is included in the DLNA Interoperability Guidelines.