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Delivering Today, Defining Tomorrow
Our marketing theme, "Delivering Today, Defining Tomorrow" is designed to reflect both HomePlug's current market leadership and plans to grow even more in the future.
Delivering Today Recent reports from Infonetics Research, Pike Research and In-Stat describe the rapid growth in wired connected home networking, and underscore the continued leadership of HomePlug. Day after day, HomePlug vendors expand the market with innovative products (over 245), stimulated by strong competition at the silicon level (four HomePlug AV certified chip providers today). Over 70 million HomePlug products have been delivered to date, and HomePlug AV/1901 has been selected as the powerline link of IEEE P1905, the first standard for hybrid home networks.
Defining Tomorrow Furthermore, we're designing the next generation of technologies. The HomePlug AV2 specification will be released in Q3 2011, and HomePlug Green PHY recently got the support from Germany's major car manufacturers - Audi, BMW, Daimler, Porsche and Volkswagen - as the technology for the charging interface of electric vehicles. That's a significant milestone for HomePlug Green PHY, prefiguring a wide market success.
The Marketing Working Group is here to strengthen the HomePlug brand, and communicate our technical and market achievements. Are you interested in becoming part of the story? Don't hesitate to contact me if you have ideas for co-marketing opportunities to benefit both you and HomePlug.
All the best,
Xavier Mongaboure, HomePlug MWG Chair
HomePlug Spreads the Word in Europe
The European markets, especially France and Germany, represent a large share of the HomePlug products sales. In an effort to keep journalists updated about the Alliance leadership and activities, two press events were organised in cooperation with two leading HomePlug vendors.
On May 10th, Rob Ranck, HomePlug President, Xavier Mongaboure, the Marketing Working Group Chair from SPiDCOM Technologies, and Fred Guiot, PLM Manager at Netgear, briefed almost 30 journalists during a HomePlug - Netgear press breakfast held at the Hotel RaphaŽl, in Paris. There was a deep interest in the HomePlug updates and product demonstrations.
The next day, on May 11th, a press dinner was organised in the Paulaner Im Tal restaurant in Munich, along with Devolo. After an initial presentation by HomePlug President, more than 20 journalists joined him, the Marketing Working Group Chair and Christoph Roesseler, Director Marketing & PR at Devolo, for a stimulating discussion around all things HomePlug and powerline.
HomePlug at COMPUTEX, Taipei, Taiwan
Coming Soon - Mark your Calendars
Due to popular demand, HomePlug is planning two events to further education and understanding around all things HomePlug.
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