The evolution of G.hn: from home networking savior to access networks backbone

By Livia Rosu, Marketing Chair at HomeGrid Forum Since before the early 2000s, general consensus in the telecoms industry has been that operators worldwide need to deploy extensive networks of optical fiber that reach every single home in order to achieve high-speed broadband services. The thinking behind this Fiber to the Home (FTTH) deployment model Read More …

The future of Smart Grids powered by G.hn technology at IEEE ISPLC

By Livia Rosu, Marketing Chair at HomeGrid Forum As the utilities sector faces increasing appetite for higher levels of clean, renewable energy with the advancement of Smart Grids, worldwide adoption of Electric Vehicles (EVs) and growing numbers of Smart Cities, it is clear that innovation is needed to help handle demand. With the market set Read More …

Total Telecom Congress 2019: Looking ahead to the smarter world of tomorrow

Livia Rosu, HomeGrid Forum Marketing Chair Last month was a very exciting month for HomeGrid Forum, with some big announcements and great speaking opportunities at key industry events, including Total Telecom Congress at the Business Design Centre in London, UK. The event was filled with discussions looking ahead to the smart world of the future Read More …

The future of broadband access technology development strengthened following a forceful presence at Broadband World Forum 2019

Livia Rosu, HomeGrid Forum Marketing Chair Two weeks ago, HomeGrid Forum held a joint booth with GiGAWire Alliance at Broadband World Forum 2019 at the RAI in Amsterdam, Netherlands, where we announced that the two organizations are merging. Following years of collaboration with plenty of synergies between the HomeGrid Forum and GiGAWire Alliance, we decided Read More …

Visible Light Communication technology as the latest development in the Smart Home/City revolution

By Livia M. Rosu, Marketing Chair of HomeGrid Forum Last week I was speaking at Smart Home Expo 2019 at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, where I moderated the “Lighting: Bright ideas for the smart home” and “IoT: Bringing connectivity into the home” discussionpanels. The event featured more than 200 exhibitors and over 150 seminar Read More …

HomeGrid Forum: Our year in review 2018

By Dr Len Dauphinee, HomeGrid Forum President 2018 has been another successful and progressive year for HomeGrid Forum – we have collaborated at many events, welcomed new members to join our growing membership base of industry leaders across the world, and have participated in leading conversations on G.hn and interoperable connectivity. Over the past 12 Read More …

Scalability and Interoperability for the Internet of Things

By Livia Rosu, HomeGrid Forum Marketing Workgroup Chair This week I spoke on the panel ‘Scalability and Interoperability – what drives insights?’ as part of the ‘Developing for the IoT’ track at the IoT Tech Expo Global in London. New research from Frost & Sullivan suggests the value of the smart cities market will pass Read More …