Phoneline Networking now international standard

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Tim Higgins

The HomePNA Alliance today announced that the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has standardized the HomePNA 3.1 multimedia home networking specification. The Alliance said that Recommendation G9954 (01/2007) makes HomePNA the only "internationally standardized existing-wire home networking technology".

HomePNA 3.1 enables service providers to offer high-speed, triple-play Internet services over both phone wires and coaxial cables at speeds up to 320 Mbps.

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