AT&T LABORATORATIES IS NEWEST MEMBER OF MoCA™
CHICAGO, GLOBALCOMM, June 6, 2006 –The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA™) announced its latest member, AT&T Laboratories, Inc. AT&T Labs will represent AT&T, and membership in MoCA is part of AT&T’s strategy to investigate and promote a seamless method for moving digital content throughout the home, via any technology and medium that makes the most technical and economic sense for the end consumer.
The various AT&T affiliates and subsidiaries already offer an expansive portfolio of services for the home as the number one provider of DSL and local voice services, and a major supplier of Wi-Fi capability in the U.S.
"We are evaluating MoCA technology as one option for distributing IP-based video services in customers' homes,” said David Deas, vice president networks & services, AT&T Laboratories Inc. “We look forward to working with the Alliance as it continues to strengthen technology and standards for digital communications over in-home coaxial cables."
“AT&T Labs is a valuable new member of MoCA and brings vast experience and insight to the MoCA organization. With the MoCA standard able to address operator and retail segments using in-home coax, AT&T Labs’ leading representation of triple play over DSL significantly helps MoCA meet its goals,” said Ladd Wardani, President of MoCA.MoCA
The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA™) is an open, industry driven initiative promoting distribution of
digital video and entertainment through existing coaxial cable in the home. MoCA technology provides the backbone
for whole home entertainment networks of multiple wired and wireless products.
The MoCA BoD includes Comcast, Cox Communications, EchoStar Technologies, Entropic Communications, Linksys, Motorola, Panasonic, RadioShack, Toshiba and Verizon. For more information, please visit http://www.mocalliance.org/.
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