Presentation on theme: "IEEE Standards for BPL Forum June 7, 2004 Joseph A. Marsilii, Jr., PE Main.net-Power Line Communications Inc. 12355 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 650 Reston,"— Presentation transcript:
IEEE Standards for BPL Forum June 7, 2004 Joseph A. Marsilii, Jr., PE Main.net-Power Line Communications Inc. 12355 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 650 Reston, VA 20190 Phone: +1.703.476.4700 ext 12 FAX: +1.703.476.4701 www.powerline-plc.com
Main.net Overview Formed in 1999, Main.net is the world leader of power line access technology. Developer and distributor of a complete end-to-end high speed BPL system. Joint venture subsidiaries in Germany and the US. Deployments in more than 50 cities in 15 countries. Commercial service of broadband to the socket using Main.nets PLUS system US, Germany, Sweden, UK and Austria. European Customers include: EDF (France), Iberdrola (Spain), ENEL (Italy) MVV (Germany) US Customers include the leaders in the power industry: Southern, Duke, Ameren, PPL, Dominion, and CMS. Over 80,000 active operating network elements deployed and over 20,000 world-wide users. Largest Commercial Operation: 90,000 HH Passed/ 12,000 users.
Main.nets BPL Components Four BPL Network Components Medium Voltage Modem CuPLUS is the interface between the PLC network and the traditional backhaul connection. RpPLUS is a PLC network repeater that expands the reach of the network. Medium Voltage Coupler Overhead Coupler Neutral Coupler URD Coupler Customer Modem NtPLUS is the network termination device which connects the customers PC to the Internet. BPL Network Monitoring System NmPLUS is the PLUS element network monitoring and maintenance system PLUS Modem (RpPLUS)
Main.net Deployment Timeline December Company Founded 20002001200220032004 March European Prototype March US Demo March US Pilot September MV Coupler Deployed (US) March Commercial Service Launch (Germany) March Commercial Service Launch (US) Today (US ONLY): 6,000 homes passed 1,200 Access Elements (MV Couplers) 600 subscribers
Main.net-Power Line Communications Inc. Main.net-Power Line Communications Inc. 12355 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 650 Reston, VA 20190 Phone: +1.703.476.4700 ext 12 FAX: +1.703.476.4701 www.powerline-plc.com To contact us….
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