Intel Joins MoCA as Promoter Member
SAN RAMON, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intel Corporation has joined the Multimedia over Coax Alliance, MoCA®, as a Promoter member. Jim Crammond, Chief Technology Officer of Gateway Solutions within Intel's Service Provider Division, will represent Intel on the Board of Directors.
Intel® has been a Contributor level member for a number of years and has been instrumental in helping the Alliance and the technology gain traction among pay TV operators worldwide. Contributor level members are eligible to participate in all MoCA work groups and have voting rights. Promoters also serve on the Board of Directors and are involved in all aspects of managing and guiding the Alliance.
"Intel understands the value of a reliable home networking backbone and the Board is looking forward to their insight as we roll out MoCA 2.0," said Charles Cerino, MoCA President.
"Intel believes MoCA is an important home networking technology that helps operators and OEMs deliver better consumer experiences. Our continued participation in the Alliance shows our commitment to its evolution and adoption," said Crammond.
MoCA is the worldwide technology standard for home entertainment networking. It is the only such technology standard in use by all three pay TV segments—cable, satellite and IPTV/telco. MoCA technology is also used as an in-home backbone to extend Wi-Fi® connectivity.
The Alliance has certified 118 certified products and has 50 members worldwide representing the home entertainment networking value chain including service providers, OEMs, middleware developers, consumer electronics companies and chip vendors.
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