ONE MILLION MoCAs SERVED
TelcoTV, Dallas, TX November 6, 2006 – The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA™) has reached a major
milestone in its young life with the confirmation that it has one million nodes in deployment by systems vendors
and service providers.
A variety of products such as PVR/DVR and client side set top boxes, broadband home routers, residential gateways, Ethernet to MoCA bridges and ONTs are currently in deployment by MoCA members.
2Wire, Actiontec, Motorola, Mototech, Panasonic, Tellabs and Westell are among those using MoCA in their various home networking products. MoCA can also be found in Verizon’s FiOS TV.
“The announcement by MoCA that one million nodes are now deployed is impressive by itself, but if you look at the variety of devices that are included, the momentum looks very powerful,” said David Foote, CTO, Hitachi Telecom (USA), Inc.
"At Actiontec we are singularly focused on enriching the digital lives of broadband users worldwide,” said Gunjan Bow, VP of marketing and product management at Actiontec. MoCA is a key enabling standard that defines the next milestone in this evolution. We are delighted to see the efforts of MoCA Alliance result in 1 million deployments in such a short period of time."
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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