Category archives for: Home Network

Israel’s yes selects HomePNA

yes, Israel’s satellite television provider, and the HomeGrid Forum, have reveraled that yes is using HomePNA home networking technology to power yes.Multiroom, its new whole-home DVR offering. yes.Multiroom allows users to view a movie recorded on a yesMax Total  DVR in any room of the house.  Customers can start watching a movie in one room, pause it and continue watching [...]

Home Gateway to the past?

Gatekeeping is a cornerstone of academic media theory – that boom industry of the Noughties. But it is a theory under strain as the idea of a few privileged outlets choosing what content is relayed and in what form, and thereby shaping cultural and political agendas, seems less convincing in the Internet driven, social media world. The home gateway is [...]

Merger boosts evolution of home wireline networks

Industry bodies HomeGrid Forum and the HomePNA Alliance have merged to create a single organisation focused on promoting advanced wired home networking technologies. The combined entity, under the HomeGrid Forum banner, will promote the smooth transition of all current generation wireline home networking technologies to G.hn, the ‘any wire’ technology defined by ITU-T open international standards. The merged HomeGrid Forum [...]

Bell launches Canada’s first wireless TV receiver

Bell has announced the launch of the new Fibe TV Wireless Receiver, a Bell exclusive that enables customers to enjoy the Fibe experience on up to five additional TVs anywhere in the home – without the hassle of running cable through the house. “The new Fibe TV Wireless Receiver is part of Bell’s commitment to bring consumers the very best [...]

Multiscreen video via residential gateways a growing trend

Market research firm Infonetics Research has released excerpts from its latest Residential Gateway Strategies: Global Service Provider Survey. “Operators continue to morph their fixed broadband network strategies to focus not only on the size of the connection to the subscriber, but also on the services and revenue these broadband connections can deliver. Residential gateways are critical to ensuring the successful [...]

84% of US homes have network

According to data from TDG, home network diffusion among US broadband households has reached 84 per cent, up from 81 per cent in 2011. TDG’s latest report on the key trends impacting digital media, also notes that router placement and network-related behaviour is increasingly defined by streaming media as opposed to data-related activities. “Over the years, we have predicted and [...]

HGI releases new Technical Requirements Home Diagnostics document

HGI, the global organisation for setting requirements for the digital home, has published a requirements document that sets out common industry approach to troubleshooting. Document HGI -RW016 entitled Home Gateway and Home Network Diagnostics Module Requirements specifies both an overall diagnostics architecture as well as a set of diaqnostic functions in the Home Gateway (HG) that support a flexible troubleshooting [...]

Home nets determine success of connected home

As the use of multiple connected devices in the home continues to increase year over year, home networks provide the foundation to connect mobile devices, appliances and systems in the home, according to Gartner. Gartner said that a network that shares a robust, reliable and fast fixed broadband access in the home will provide a cost-effective alternative to a metered [...]

Verimatrix débuts ViewRight Gateway

Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, has unveiled ViewRight Gateway, a new component of the Verimatrix Video Content Authority (VCAS) architecture, and one of the options available in the ViewRight ONE multi-network client security suite. According to Verimatrix, ViewRight Gateway efficiently and securely manages the format translation process for [...]

ANGA: 400+ exhibitors

Twelve weeks before its opening, ANGA COM 2013 has received more than 400 binding exhibitor registrations. The exhibition and congress for Broadband, Cable & Satellite will take place from 4th to 6th June 2013 in Cologne/Germany. ANGA’s Managing Director Dr. Peter Charissé: “There will be a perfect mixture of international vendors and medium-sized businesses. More and more of our exhibitors [...]

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