Marvell Semiconductor has joined HomeGrid Forum and has been appointed to the organisation’s board of directors. Marvell will join Best Buy, BT, Intel, Lantiq, Sigma Designs, Telefonica, Texas Instruments and others on the board. Marvell’s addition to the board reinforces the growing importance and broadening adoption of G.hn as the next-generation global standard for wired home networking.
“With the connected always-on lifestyle, consumers anticipate the growth of intelligent, connected devices in the home, and seamless connectivity for all these devices is key,” said Gani Jusuf, Vice President of Product Development, Communications and Consumer Business Group of Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. “Marvell delivers a comprehensive total solution platform for ‘connected mobile’ experiences. G.hn technology complements Marvell’s existing total connectivity solutions already being deployed in the home and access markets, including Wi-Fi, Ethernet and cellular. Marvell is pleased to join the HomeGrid Forum Board of Directors and we believe, moving forward, the G.hn standard will be the key for powerline, as well as coax and phoneline, communications. Marvell continues to drive standards that provide internet and broadcast connectivity options to the world over various media including G.hn based wireline communications.”