Netricity™ Program Will Certify Products to the New Standard

The HomePlug® Alliance (www.homeplug.org), the worldwide industry group for powerline communications networking, congratulates the industry on approval of the IEEE 1901.2 Standard for Low-Frequency Narrow-Band Powerline Communications. Certification of products to the new standard will benefit urban and long-distance communications through existing transformers in the electricity distribution network using frequencies below 500 kHz, while supporting data rates of up to 500 kbps. The technology also addresses requirements that facilitate communication privacy and secure networks, and enables IPv6 Smart Grid solutions with a new benchmark of performance and reliability. Continue reading “Netricity™ Program Will Certify Products to the New Standard”

Netricity™ Program Will Certify Products to the New Standard

The HomePlug® Alliance (www.homeplug.org), the worldwide industry group for powerline communications networking, congratulates the industry on approval of the IEEE 1901.2 Standard for Low-Frequency Narrow-Band Powerline Communications. Certification of products to the new standard will benefit urban and long-distance communications through existing transformers in the electricity distribution network using frequencies below 500 kHz, while supporting data rates of up to 500 kbps. The technology also addresses requirements that facilitate communication privacy and secure networks, and enables IPv6 Smart Grid solutions with a new benchmark of performance and reliability. Continue reading “Netricity™ Program Will Certify Products to the New Standard”

KPN, NTT Docomo, Rogers Communications, SingTel, Telefónica, Telstra and Vimpelcom to cooperate on global M2M business initiatives

Seven world mobile operators, KPN, NTT Docomo Inc., Rogers Communications, SingTel, Telefónica, through its Telefónica Digital unit, Telstra and Vimpelcom have entered into a memorandum of understanding to form an alliance to support a single, global platform that multinational businesses will leverage to enable connected devices in multiple countries. Continue reading “KPN, NTT Docomo, Rogers Communications, SingTel, Telefónica, Telstra and Vimpelcom to cooperate on global M2M business initiatives”