Claiming to have benefited the wireless distribution of video content, set-top box and broadband gateways vendor Sagemcom has joined MoCA as an associate member.
MoCA is claimed by its membership as the worldwide technology standard for home entertainment networking, and they add that it is the only technology standard in use by cable, satellite and IPTV/telco. MoCA technology supports multiple streams of video-based content - including HDTV, 3DTV, gaming, and OTT - via an IP-over-coax connection to numerous in-home devices, including HDTVs, game consoles and PCs. MoCA is included in the DLNA stack and IEEE 1905.1 specification. It is also used as an in-home backbone to extend Wi-Fi connectivity.
For its part, Sagemcom serves over 50 operators worldwide with digital STBs and DVR for all transmission media, xDSL/FTTH/cable gateways and multimedia home gateways.
“Integrating MoCA into our products will enable service providers to deliver a highly reliable in-home backbone for extending and enhancing existing Wi-Fi networks and providing the quality of experience that consumers have come to expect. With a MoCA-based network, consumers can move an ever-expanding range of media content around the home quickly and easily,” explained Sagemcom Broadband deputy CEO, Ahmed Selmani.
“Their strong heritage in in-home triple play distribution and increasing reach in EMEA, South America and North America, makes Sagemcom a natural fit for MoCA as the world’s service operators recognise MoCA technology as an important component in their connected home strategies,” added Charles Cerino, MoCA President.