TITLE

Operators: 'Powerline is a home run'

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Richard
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Electronics Weekly;6/21/2006, Issue 2246, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that phone operators are coming to the view that using mains power cabling as a communications network could be the most reliable way of transmitting real-time video, which has been downloaded off the Internet, around the home. Powerline communications IC firm SiConnect says there is growing interest in the technology from British Telecom PLC and other phone operators in France and Germany. SiConnect CEO, Trevor Sokell claims any reliability issues of using existing domestic electrical wiring for networking audio, video, voice and data in the home have been addressed. The Swindon-based chip developer has opted for an alternative comms protocol to improve quality of wireline networks.
ACCESSION #
21604682

 

Related Articles

  • Imagine Unafraid. Gubbins, Ed // Telephony;7/9/2007, Vol. 248 Issue 12, p17 

    The article discusses the fearless plan of British Telecommunications PLC (BT), a telecommunication and broadband Internet services provider in Great Britain, of offering services to telephone companies (telcos) in the U.S. The author reveals that BT's plan raises fear among U.S. telcos, while...

  • BT ups fixed-mobile ante.  // Telecommunications - International Edition;Jun2004, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p12 

    Reports on British Telecom's announcement that Bluephone handsets will be commercially available before the end of 2004 through its partnership with Alcatel, Ericsson and Motorola.

  • Company Spotlight: BT Group plc.  // MarketWatch: Telecoms;June 2004, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p19 

    Focuses on telecommunication company, BT Group PLC, based in Great Britain. Reduction in the prices it charges its rivals for using its networks; Business description; Products and services analysis; Strengths and weaknesses.

  • Home phone competition hotting up. Peacocke, Heather // Utility Week;6/27/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p9 

    Talks about competition in the home telephone market. Impact of the power of British Telecom to control the line rental; Information on the Together Options launched by BT; How the BT Together plans have been promoted.

  • Cut Your Phone Bills.  // Management Services;Apr88, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p35 

    This article presents information related to telephone services available in Great Britain as of April 1988. British Telecom PLC (BT), and Mercury are the telephone services featured in this article. But their tariffs are different. While some calls are cheaper using Mercury, others are cheaper...

  • BT Faces Local-Loop Price Cap.  // TelecomWeb News Digest;9/7/2005, p3 

    The article reports on the plan of British telecommunication regulator to impose a price cap on what British Telecom can charge independent Internet service providers (ISPs) for use of its local loops. The move of the regulatory agency is a victory for independent ISPs. It presents information...

  • Company Spotlight: BT Group.  // MarketWatch: Telecoms;Jun2005, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p14 

    The article reports on the effort BT Group PLC to name the suppliers for its five-year 21st Century Project which aims to migrate its move its entire consumer, enterprise and wholesale customer base to an Internet Protocol network by 2008 in Great Britain. Among the network's five appointed...

  • CMA demands tighter rules for BT. Savvas, Antony // Computer Weekly;7/6/2004, p6 

    The Communications Management Association (CMA) says threat of regulation correlates with price cuts from British Telecom PLC (BT). CMA is using this week's Enterprise Telecoms show in London, England to call on telecoms watchdog Ofcom to deliver for Great Britain business. CMA, which represents...

  • B'band b'stard. Riley, Jonathon // Farmers Weekly;11/21/2003, Vol. 139 Issue 21, p2 

    The article reports on the announcement by BT that it will offer broadband to 100 percent of homes by 2005. BT Group revealed on Nov 17, 2003 that it had included another 2300 exchanges in its demand registration scheme for ASDL broadband. It has set trigger levels ranging between 100 and 500...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics