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
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