The HomePNA Alliance announced the tremendous success of the first HomePNA Technology Summit
, which ran from September 30 - October 1, 2009 in Houston, Texas. Leading worldwide service providers such as AT&T, Telefonica, TELUS, yes, Tata Sky and others spoke about their experiences with HomePNA technology, offering first-hand information about how they remain competitive in today's demanding IPTV marketplace. More than 100 service providers and equipment vendors attended the event because they recognize the tremendous business opportunity presented by in-home and broadband access networks running HomePNA. In addition, five service providers joined HomePNA including Tata Sky and yes. Another ten service providers are also in the process of joining the organization.
The Summit, which was co-produced by Pivot Media and promoted by the FTTH Council, was co-located with the 2009 FTTH Conference & Expo, and focused on the technical and business issues surrounding HomePNA technology. Experts from Cisco, Motorola and Alcatel presented on the future of IPTV and the connected home. Service providers from around the globe talked about their use of HomePNA and how to get the most out of the HomePNA technology to deliver IPTV and broadband access.
Highlights / Key Facts
- Telcos that have deployed HomePNA have received higher fixed line
retention, higher ARPU, and greater customer satisfaction. When telcos want
to get into IPTV and triple play, the technology they turn to most is
HomePNA, the ITU-T based standard G.9954.
- Four out of the top five largest carriers in North America deploying
IPTV have selected HomePNA. In a recent report, HomePNA 3.1 was ranked the
most widely deployed IPTV solution amongst service providers worldwide.
- HomePNA has helped service providers reduce installation costs by over
- To date, the addition of HomePNA-enabled IPTV has generated more than
$1 billion in new revenues for service providers.