[AusNOG] G.9961 home networking in Australia

Richard Pruss ric at cisco.com
Tue Oct 12 22:03:25 EST 2010

On 12/10/2010, at 8:30 PM, Dale Shaw wrote:

> Hi Ric,
> On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 8:18 PM, Richard Pruss <ric at cisco.com> wrote:
>> Someone gave a lightning talk and made the, for me, welcome claim that network over power
>> has finally reach maturity and is good for use in homes and that there were working products
>> on the Ausie market.  Can someone point me at who gave the talk, I am keen to track the product
>> down and make my video delivery to the deck a little less prone to disruption by bad network weather.
> It was Paul Brooks who delivered the talk.
> I did some research recently though and I think it'll be a few more
> months before we see G.hn products start to appear on the market. I
> e-mailed Netcomm to ask about their planned offerings and they
> provided a similar time frame.
> Pretty sure the gadgets Paul had on the day were some of the existing
> Ethernet over Powerline (85 and/or 200Mbps) products.
> See: http://www.homeplug.org/certified_products

Thanks Dale, I guess I will just need to wait for a few months.

Paul it was a great little talk even if I have to wait a few months for 1G.

- Ric

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