Archived report. This report was archived in July 2005 and has not been updated. With the expansion of telecommunications networks, countries have been networked, cities to some extent have been networked, offices to a lesser extent have been networked. Now there is a move towards having individual houses networked. This can be from being able to manipulate electronic devices inside the house from a remote location to linking all such devices together, and creating new devices that this technology makes possible. This report discussed the progress of these developments.
Table of Contents
2. Related reports
3. Twenty years in the making
4. Market Stats and predictions
4.1 Reports from 2005
4.2 Reports from 2004
4.2.1 IDATE on homePNA, homePlug, WiFi?
4.2.2 Home network installations
5. FSMS testing in a Home Automation environment
7. New market opportunities
8. Key developments
8.2 Integrated access device (home gateways)
8.3 Home media terminals
8.4 Mealtime from Home Alliance
8.5 Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA)
9. The technology players
9.1 Market overview
9.2 E-homes for developers
10. Implementation technologies
10.1 Market overview
10.2 HomeRF standard
11. Multimedia home platform
12. Powerline Networks
12.1 PLC-based home networking
Table 1 – Home network penetration by region - 2005, 2010, 2015
Table 2 – Home network penetration in selected countries – 2004, 2010
Table 3 – Proportion of worldwide home networking in Asia and N. America – 2004, 2008
In 2009 Paul contacted me and we engaged in the brainstorming sessions that led to the development of the UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development.
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Dr Hamadoun Touré, Secretary General International Telecommunications Union (ITU) 2006-2014