ZyXEL Communications, the masters of IP technology announced world’s first Gigabit Powerline Adapter (PLA5206) along with 1.2 Gigabit MIMO Powerline Adapter (PLA5405) for bridging the High-Definition content streaming in digital homes. Considering the HD media consumption in recent times, both these adapters provide plug-n-play Gigabit connectivity.

ZyXEL continues to push the envelope, launching better, faster and simpler home networking solutions,” said Steven Joe, executive vice president for channel business for Americas at ZyXEL. “Our new powerline adapters will offer consumers more choices in plug-n-play, gigabit home networking technology”, he added.

With 128-bit encryption support, both adapters are based on HomePlug AV2 standard with QoS, which is optimized to transmit multiple HD video streams simultaneously. ZyXEL will start rolling PLA5206 from September onwards, while the PLA5405 will hit the market by no later than October, 2014.


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