G.hn technology is expanding into new markets, says HomeGrid Forum at CES

The demand for smart cities across the world has led the HomeGrid Forum to expand its work for 2019 into smart grids, Internet of Things (IoT), connected cars, and Visible Light Communication (VLC).

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Key to interoperability for smart homes and smart grid is standardisation and certification of devices, says HomeGrid Forum

‘The key to consumer connectivity needs and interoperability is standardisation and certification of devices’ – that was the message given by the marketing chair of HomeGrid Forum, Livia Rosu at this year’s Total Telecom Congress.

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HomeGrid Forum’s Donna Yasay steps down as president of industry alliance promoting G.hn

HomeGrid Forum has announced that Donna Yasay will be stepping down as president following a successful two years with the Forum. Under Donna’s leadership, the HomeGrid Forum says it has flourished in the networking and communications market, ensuring G.hn products are multi-vendor interoperable even with multi-vendor silicon.

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China Telecom Shanghai Research Institute joins HomeGrid Forum to support G.hn technology

HomeGrid Forum announced China Telecom Shanghai Research Institute has become its newest promoter member. China Telecom Shanghai Research Institute is a major research organisation within the China Telecom Corporation, and has worked on G.hn related projects for more than three years.

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HomeGrid Forum announces six newly-certified G.hn products ahead of CES Asia 2017

The total number of HomeGrid Forum certified devices has increased to 26. During the latest wave of certifications, in partnership with HomeGrid Forum’s Accredited Test House (ATH)

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Semiconductor solutions provider MaxLinear joins HomeGrid Forum’s Board of Directors

HomeGrid Forum has announced that MaxLinear has joined AT&T, BT, CenturyLink, Marvell and Sigma Designs on the Board of Directors to help support the deployment of G.hn technology.

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G.hn is key to the in-home ultra-broadband experience, says HomeGrid Forum President

Speaking today at BroadbandTV in Nashville, Donna Yasay, president of HomeGrid Forum, told the audience that G.hn is the number one technology to fulfil the needs for an in-home ultra-broadband experience, by extending Wi-Fi coverage and performance

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HomeGrid demonstrates new powerline test plan at Broadband World Forum

HomeGrid Forum demonstrated the value of powerline testing using the new TR-208 test plan at Broadband World Forum in London’s ExCel Centre.

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Huawei joins HomeGrid Forum as contributor member

Beaverton, Oregon, USA , 4 December, 2013 – Huawei, one the world’s leading ICT providers, has joined the HomeGrid Forum. As a contributor member, the company can participate in HomeGrid’s various working groups over a wide range of activities – from standards work, compliance and interoperability, to marketing and events.

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HomeGrid Forum and HomePNA Alliance merge to smooth migration to G.hn for home networks

Beaverton, Oregon, USA – HomeGrid Forum and the HomePNA Alliance have merged to create a single organisation focused on promoting advanced wired home networking technologies. The combined organisation will operate under the HomeGrid Forum banner.

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G.hn chipset makers pass interoperability test

In a win for the wired home networking industry, four G.hn chipset manufacturers converged in Geneva, Switzerland, for the world’s first open G.hn Interoperability Plugfest.

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AT&T joins Homegrid Forum to support G.hn development

AT&T has joined the Homegrid Forum as a promoter member and was appointed to the forum’s board of directors. Tom Starr, lead member of the technical staff at AT&T and a telecoms industry expert, will serve as the AT&T representative on the board.

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Homegrid Forum says yes to draft ITU-T mimo specification for extending G.hn

The Homegrid Forum is backing the ITU-T Study Group 15’s draft standard (ITU-T G.9963, or G.hn-Mimo) that adds mimo (multiple input multiple output) technology to the G.hn standard for high-speed networking over existing home wiring.

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Homegrid Forum appoints Trac for G.hn testing

Trac has been appointed as the industry’s first test house for Homegrid certified products and will work directly with silicon providers and vendors of home networking devices to ensure they comply with the G.hn test standards.

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