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Entropic Communications demos MoCA, allows network connectivity over coax

Entropic demoed MoCA, a technology which allows network connectivity over coaxial cable

| Trade Shows News | Posted: Jun 8, 2012 7:39 pm

An exciting new technology to expand network connectivity in older homes was shown at E3. Entropic demoed a technology that is similar in function to Ethernet-over-power, but higher performance and more reliable. The technology involves using the existing Coaxial cable (common TV, cable wire) that is in almost every house.

 

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Most people don't have the luxury of having Cat5e wired throughout their house, so this allows them to obtain higher, more reliable speeds than wireless without having to run new wire. "MoCA is the universal standard for home entertainment networking and can support multiple streams of HD video content while delivering up to 175 Mbps net throughput at less than 4.5ms of average network latency. MoCA has more than 100 certified products, which can give gamers:"

  • Low latency, lag-free, Internet gaming across any platform
  • HD-quality entertainment for over-the-top video streaming services
  • Maximized high-speed broadband access from the cloud

 

The technology is already in use in cable modems and other adapters on the market, so it isn't exactly new technology. At the same time, however, it isn't exactly well known. I can see the promise in this technology and wouldn't hesitate to use it in my own home if the need arose.

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