A secure and robust backbone is key for the Industrial IoT revolution

By Livia Rosu, HomeGrid Forum, Marketing Chair Each year, we are seeing a growing number of Internet of Things (IoT) devices enter the smart home and smart city market, all with a varying range of use-cases. Experts predict that by 2025, more than 75 billion IoT devices will be connected. This means it is critical Read More …

Connected Britain: G.hn is vital for the future of the utilities industry

By Livia Rosu, Marketing Work Group Chair, HomeGrid Forum As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to create new opportunities, the Smart Grid sector is set to flourish with a forecasted market worth US $15 billion by 2024. As innovation continues to see new inventions and applications created within the industry, it is imperative that Read More …

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 …