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Federal Communications Commission

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions.

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FCC Adopts Memorandum Opinion and Order on Broadband Over Power Lines to Promote Broadband Service to all Americans

3 Aug 2006

Washington, DC - As part of its ongoing efforts to promote access to broadband services for all Americans and to encourage new facilities-based broadband platforms, the Federal Communications Commission today generally affirmed its rules for Access Broadband over Power Line (Access BPL) systems while maintaining safeguards against harmful interference to existing radio services. If harmful interference does occur, the Commission will take appropriate action to remedy the situation. Today's decision was adopted in response to a number of petitions for reconsideration of the BPL rules established in October of 2004.

SiConnect in-home powerline technology signals new era in broadband home communication

12 Jun 2006

SiConnect has announced a technology breakthrough for in-home communication. The company's POEM™ technology addresses the technical challenges presented by the use of existing domestic electrical wiring for the transport of audio, video, voice and data in the home, and enables a new price point to be achieved.

Powerline broadband set to grow in 2005

24 Feb 2005

By Grant Gross - February 24, 2005 - Broadband customers looking for an alternative to cable-modem or DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) service may not have long to wait for broadband over powerline service (BPL), according to a white paper published Thursday by a technology-focused research group.

2005 Could Be Breakthrough Year for ‘Broadband Over Powerline’ Serving U.S. Consumers, Businesses

24 Feb 2005

BPL Offers ‘Third Wire’ If Technical, Economic Challenges Overcome; Emerging Tech Already Here: BPL Deployed Commercially on City-Wide Basis in D.C. Suburb

Broadband over powerline (BPL) technology may be “primed for real growth in 2005 and beyond” across the United States, according to a new white paper released today by the New Millennium Research Council (NMRC).

Corridor Systems announces Breakthrough Technology for Broadband over Powerlines (BPL)

22 Sep 2003

Demonstrates 216Mbps over PG&E's medium-voltage grid

Santa Rosa, MA - September 22, 2003 - Corridor Systems today announced results of the latest testing of its PowerCorridor™ system for very high-speed communications over medium-voltage powerlines.

HomePlug® Powerline Alliance Announces Third Annual Member Conference

26 Aug 2002

“The Network Behind the Power Outlet” Promises to Provide New Insight on the Development and Distribution of Future Power Line Networking Products

SAN RAMON, Calif., August 26, 2002 - The HomePlug® Powerline Alliance, an industry consortium established to provide a forum for the development of an open specification of home power line networking products and services, today announced that its third annual member conference, “HomePlug: The Network Behind the Power Outlet,” will be held in Napa Valley, California on October 23-24.


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