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Tuesday, September 09, 2003


"Powerline coming of age"

A powerline broadband advocate responds to Peter Cochrane's very caustic criticism of powerline broadband technology.

"Don't listen to the naysayer - here is a technology that might just be the answer for communities not served by current broadband..."

"For a number of years we have been promised data services delivered via power line communications (PLC), as opposed to cable TV or copper, or even via wireless. Some of the news of late on PLC has been good and some not so good. In this one-off column, Dr Keith MacLean, one of the top voices in the PLC Forum, which promotes powerline communications, speaks out against recent criticism of the technology by columnist Peter Cochrane…"


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