Home Networking Gets a New Performance Standard

April 13, 2016—San Ramon, CA --- MoCA®, Multimedia over Coax Alliance, has approved its newest specification, MoCA 2.5, capable of up to 2.5 Gbps actual data rates, with additional features that address network management and security as required by service providers worldwide.

The new specification is backward interoperable with MoCA 2.0 and MoCA 1.1.

“MoCA has once again raised the performance bar for home networking with an increase in throughput that is more than two and half times MoCA 2.0 with additional capabilities operators need and end users want. In addition, the technology was delivered in one year, from start to finish, further indicating that the Alliance can quickly respond to the market demands of operators,” said Charles Cerino, president of MoCA.  “In MoCA 2.5, service providers have another comprehensive standard from MoCA for building their networks.”

Additional MoCA 2.5™ Highlights:

Profile B: 400 Mb/s net data rate up to 16 nodes, and 500 Mbps in turbo mode (two nodes only).

Profile C: 800 Mb/s net data rate with channel bonding up to 16 nodes, and 1 Gbps in turbo mode (two nodes only).

Profile D: 1.5 Gbps, 2 Gbps and 2.5 Gbps net data rates up to 16 nodes.

The new specification is available to members now.

About MoCA®
MoCA® technology is the fastest and most reliable in-home backbone for Wi-Fi®, and has been adopted by cable, telco/IPTV and satellite operators worldwide.  MoCA 2.0 offers actual data rates of up to 1 Gbps. MoCA 2.5 offers actual data rates up to 2.5 Gbps in addition to a variety of network management and security features. The Alliance has more than 200 certified products and 50 members worldwide. Visit www.mocalliance.org for more information.