Date: 21st Jun 2011
Network Adapter from Actiontec for streaming
media content to home electronic devices
Actiontec Electronics and Entropic Communications, Inc.
have together announced the MoCA featured Multi-LAN Network
with a speed capability up to 175 Mbps for wireless networks
This network adapter streams multiples HD video to wired
and wireless devices, including iPads and connected TVs.
Actiontec's Multi-LAN Network Adapter is powered by Entropic'
MoCA semiconductor tech.
The MoCA significantly improve the signal in rooms where
Wi-Fi connectivity is low or non-existent. As a result,
consumers can have a high quality Wi-Fi signal in former
dead spots -- for example, connecting a gaming console in
the garage or streaming an HD movie on a tablet in any room
of the home -- delivering on the promise of a better whole-home
wireless entertainment experience, particularly for more
demanding online applications such as gaming and streaming
This Multi-LAN Network Adapter has four Ethernet ports
enabling connect multiple CE devices in a single location,
such as Blu-ray players, game consoles, or connected TVs.
Consumers can easily connect their CE devices to the Internet
and experience all their connected devices have to offer
without having to string Ethernet cables through the home
or invest in an expensive wiring project.
"Today's consumers want any content on any device,
anywhere and everywhere in the home. Our new adapter brings
superior wireless connectivity to even the most challenging
places in the home. The versatile adapter gives consumers
more options and flexibility for connecting their devices
to the Internet by leveraging the coax backbone already
in place in their home," said Brian Henrichs, chief
business development officer at Actiontec Electronics.
"We've reached an inflection point, where consumers
expect a strong wireless link everywhere in their home to
best experience their tablets, laptops, connected TVs, Wi-Fi
enabled smartphones, and game consoles," said Vinay
Gokhale, senior vice president, Marketing and Business Development,
Entropic. "The high throughput and reliability offered
by Actiontec's new Multi-LAN Network Adapter ensures the
link between all devices within the home is not degraded,
providing the best possible wired and Wi-Fi performance
and quality-of-service assurance to confidently stream and
access high-definition videos and multimedia content."