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HGI adds Arcor

February 13, 2009

The Home Gateway Initiative (HGI), the industry body representing players in the home networking space, has announced the addition of Arcor to its list of operator members. Arcor is Germany's second largest telco.

Arcor joins a current list of operators that includes Belgacom, BT, Deutsche Telekom, Fastweb, France Telecom, KDDI, KPN, NTT, Portugal Telecom, Swisscom, Telecom Italia, Telefonica, Telecom Slovenije, Telekomunikacja Polska, Telenor, TeliaSonera and Telstra. The role of the HGI is to use its broad member base to establish technical specifications that enable the interoperability of home gateways with multiple connected devices, and the implementation of end-to-end services in the Digital Home.

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