Broadcom demonstrated its iLine10 chipset at Networld Interop in Atlanta this week, which has become the Home Phoneline Network Alliance's (HomePNA) 10Mbps 2.0 standard for home networking.
The network processor designer's offering enables consumers to use and receive different kinds of broadband services simultaneously throughout the home by using standard phone lines.
Users can also obtain 10Mbps shared access to the Internet via cable or digital subscriber line (DSL) modems, receive MP3 downloads, and use IP telephony over existing telephone wiring and standard RJ-11 phone wall jacks.
The chipset, which is due to ship this autumn, will be embedded in PCs or electrical devices that act as a gateway.
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