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Correction: Frequency range in Qualcomm electrical wire story

This story incorrectly stated the frequency range of HomePlug AV2.

By October 24, 2013

Article

Qualcomm adds new high-tech luster to lowly electrical wires

A new chip lets HomePlug devices get more use out of homes' electrical wiring for high-speed networking, boosting the minimum speed to about 60Mbps and the maximum to 1Gbps.

By October 24, 2013

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Power-line networking data rate to double, HomePlug says

HomePlug Powerline Alliance announced the availability of the HomePlug AV2 specification.

By January 9, 2012

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The Linksys PLEK500 powerline kit is impressively fast.

CNET editor Dong Ngo manages to blow everybody away by the performance of the Linksys PLEK500 HomePlug AV2 powerline adapter kit.

By June 14, 2013

Review

Linksys PLEK500 Powerline AV2 Gigabit Network Adapter Kit

With stellar performance and support for the new HomePlug AV2 standard, the PLEK500 is an easy recommendation.

June 14, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating June 14, 2013
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Broadcom brings Gigabit and Wi-Fi to power line networking

Broadcom's new HomePlug AV2-based power line chips offer up to 1.5Gbps and integrate Wi-Fi in an all-in-one system-on-a-chip approach.

By June 3, 2013

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Home networking Part 7: Power line connections explained

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains home power line networking and answers frequently asked questions about the technology.

By May 13, 2013

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Top five power-line adapters: When Wi-Fi fails you

CNET editor Dong Ngo picks his top power-line adapters. These offer great performance for those who need to quickly expand their network, particularly to the spots where Wi-Fi signals can't reach.

By April 19, 2013

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Get a powerline Ethernet starter kit for $29.99

That's your out-the-door, no-rebate price on this two-adapter kit, which saves you the hassles of running Ethernet cables all through your house.

By February 21, 2013

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Wi-Fi and HomePlug Powerline groups join forces

The Wi-Fi Alliance the HomePlug Powerline Alliance announced their collaboration in developing and promoting adoption of HomePlug powerline and Wi-Fi networking technologies in smart-grid applications.

By November 2, 2010