CenturyLink joins HomeGrid Forum as promoter member

As a Promoter Member, the company will participate in HomeGrid’s various working groups over a wide range of activities – from standards work, compliance and interoperability, to marketing and events. Joining HomeGrid highlights CenturyLinks’s support for G.hn technology, as CenturyLink is a provider of residential gigabit deployment.

“HomeGrid Forum is a highly influential organisation when it comes to home networking,” commented Michael Fargano, Industry Standards program manager at CenturyLink. “We have seen the maturity of G.hn and the growing demand that the technology is seeing worldwide. As an industry leader in gigabit deployment, we are committed to providing our customers with a high-quality network that delivers optimal performance for all their internet-connected devices. We look forward to being an active member and working with other members towards greater G.hn deployment.”

CenturyLink offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink® Prism® TV and DIRECTV brands as well as network and data systems management, big data analytics, cloud and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000 route-mile U.S fiber network and a 300,000 route-mile international transport network.

Donna Yasay, president of HomeGrid Forum, said: “CenturyLink is a truly global organisation that brings service provider insights and a global perspective to our growing G.hn activity. Service providers offer a unique opportunity for HomeGrid and we welcome CenturyLink to the HomeGrid family and look forward to the company’s active contribution to the growing success of G.hn.”

CenturyLink has joined a highly engaged team of HomeGrid Forum members who have brought G.hn from concept to highly successful global adoption. G.hn provides a robust backbone for large scale networks streaming multiple simultaneous video channels – including HDTV, Ultra-HD, 4K TV – audio and VoIP, video surveillance and gaming over any wire, supporting multi-room and multi-cast in the home.

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