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HomePlug Alliance completes Netricity interop event

Powerline technology standards body the HomePlug Alliance has completed what it describes as the world’s first multi-vendor interoperability event for HomePlug Netricity technology. HomePlug’s Netricity programme promotes the adoption of products built on the low-frequency, narrow-band IEEE 1901.2 standard. According to the HomePlug Alliance, a number of member companies collaborated in the event. The programme […]

Home networking devices to gross US$13.4 billion

Home networking devices are expected to bring in US$13.4 billion (€10.7 billion) globally in 2014, up 18% compared to last year, according to Infonetics Research. The new report said that 802.11ac routers represented just 2% of all WiFi-enabled routers shipped in 2013, but tipped this figure to rise to 42% of all WiFi-enabled router shipments by […]