Skip to main content

MoCA Completes 8-Node Plugfest

The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) announced completion of its first �Plugfest�. At the Plugfest, eight member companies tested eight products to verify that they interoperate and perform at levels consistent with the specifications set by the MoCA Certification Board. The Plugfest featured an 8-node MoCA network using all companies� products simultaneously sharing three HD videos, eight SD videos, and interactive gaming for a total of more than 90 Mbps of full motion, no excuses digital entertainment.

Companies taking part in thePlugfest included Actiontec Electronics, Entropic Communications, Linksys, Motorola, Mototech, Panasonic, 2Wire, and Westell Technologies, which tested various home networking products including, residential gateways, Ethernet/coax bridges, reference designs, and chipsets. Comcast and Verizon attended the Plugfest as observer proctors. By participating in Plugfest, these vendors were able to increase their ability to have their products pass the suite of certification tests and become �MoCA Certified�, upon completion of the first certification wave, which is expected to take place in December.

MoCA is about to become the first home networking alliance to have logo-certified multi-sourced, interoperable products that can deliver multiple streams of HD video and other digital entertainment throughout the home. As MoCA was launched less than two years ago, the imminent certification of products represents one of the fastest implementations of a technology by an industry alliance.

Popular posts from this blog

Unleashing the Power of Fixed Wireless Access

In a world increasingly reliant on digital connectivity, the fixed wireless communications market has emerged as a crucial player in enhancing access to high-speed, reliable internet across both densely populated and remote regions. As the global demand for comprehensive connectivity continues to grow, the performance and efficiency of fixed wireless access (FWA) technology have become central to bridging the way we live, work, and communicate online. Fixed Wireless Market Development According to the latest market study by ABI Research , the worldwide FWA subscription base is poised for strong growth, with a forecasted 14 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2023 to 2029, reaching almost 265 million subscribers by the end of the decade. This trajectory underscores the growing importance of FWA in the telecommunications landscape, as service providers and technology innovators alike strive to deliver connectivity solutions that cater to the evolving needs of both enterprise