G.hn is a home networking standard developed by the United Nation’s ITU-T that supports gigabit speed communication over power lines, coaxial cables and phone lines. For example, if you have two notebooks with G.hn compatible chargers they would have access to the local network when plugged into a power outlet. The installation is simple and easy. The broadband modems will need an adapter to connect it to the home power grid. This technology is great for HD content distribution around the home.
What does this mean for Fon? Right now Foneras need an Ethernet connection to the ISP’s broadband router. This means their location at home is restricted. With G.hn the Fonera doesn’t need this and it can be placed anywhere in the house where there is a power, coaxial cable or phone line outlet. This means that you can place your Fonera wherever you want, to help you make more money by selling wifi or to increase wifi coverage at home.
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