BEAVERTON, OR--(Marketwire - January 31, 2011) -

WHAT: The new home networking specifications (G.9960, G.9961) were finalized during 2010 and the HomeGrid Forum has a clear roadmap to support the adoption of the specifications throughout the industry. This new HomeGrid Forum webinar discusses the technical underpinnings of the specifications, providing a deep dive into the MAC and PHY layers specifically and also touches on the band plan and other important topics. It provides detailed information and guidelines for any service provider or equipment manufacturer looking to develop towards certified products using the new standards.

WHO: Barry O'Mahony, Intel Labs, board member at HomeGrid Forum and one of the world's leading experts in wired home networking technologies.

WHERE: To download the webinar and other materials from HomeGrid Forum, visit the organization's resource library at

WHEN: The webinar is available now.

For more information or to set up a press briefing with the HomeGrid Forum, please contact Brian Dolby on +44 7899 914168 or Sheila Lashford on +44 7986 514240 or email

About HomeGrid Forum
HomeGrid Forum is a global, non-profit trade group promoting the International Telecommunication Union's and G.hnem standardization efforts for next-generation home networking and SmartGrid Applications. HomeGrid Forum promotes adoption of and G.hnem through technical and marketing efforts, addresses certification and interoperability of and G.hnem-compliant products, and cooperates with complementary industry alliances. For more information on HomeGrid Forum, please visit or follow us on

Contact Information:


Brian Dolby
+44 7899 914168

Sheila Lashford
+44 7986 514240