30 Nov 2005
Beer-Sheva ISRAEL - November 30, 2005 - Yitran Communications Ltd., a leading supplier of PLC (Power Line Communication) technology, today announced that it has joined the HomePlug® Powerline Alliance, a global industry consortium that creates international specifications for powerline networking products and services.
HomePlug® is an industry alliance comprised of industry leaders at each level of the value chain - from technology to services & content. The alliance members bring necessary capabilities and a financial commitment to the successful launch of the technology.
“We are excited to join Homeplug - a major and important global player in setting standards for powerline communication, which is the core business of Yitran”, said Avner Matmor, Yitran's CEO. “The alliance has recently expended its activity beyond in-home networking to access to the home (BPL) and to inter-appliance communication (Command and Control) and we look forward to contributing to its activities. We are already proud members of additional standardization bodies, such as the Japanese Echonet consortium and the Chinese AMR forum and bring with us to the alliance our proven capabilities and expertise in powerline communication technology development and implementation.”