Tech Tour Takes HomePlug® Technology to Major U.S. TV Markets

HomePlug Certified Products Featured as Problem-Solving Gadgets for Improving Connectivity in the Home

Portland, Ore. - March 27, 2013 - Steve Greenberg, author of "Gadget Nation" and tech tour veteran, is getting the word out about the benefits of using products certified by the HomePlug® Alliance ( to several of the largest TV markets in the U.S.

HomePlug products improve connectivity using a home's electrical wiring by simply plugging in and connecting a HomePlug adapter to a broadband modem or router. Then, as many HomePlug adapters as needed are used to easily provide connectivity to TVs, game consoles, PCs and other networked devices.

Available at retailers worldwide, HomePlug AV Certified products establish a fast and reliable connection to the Internet and between devices on a home network, and can also be used to extend a Wi-Fi signal to areas in the home that lack adequate wireless connectivity. Consumers are encouraged to look for the "HomePlug Certified" logo when shopping for products, as it indicates they have gone through rigorous testing to ensure quality and interoperability with other products.

Steve Greenberg's "Tech Tour" includes segments on news programs in 10 of the top U.S. television markets:

March 5 - Chicago WGN Morning News

March 5 - Minneapolis NBC News

March 7 - Seattle NBC New Day Northwest

March 8 - Denver NBC Morning News

March 9 - Miami NBC Morning News

March 13 - New York City WPIX Morning News

March 14 - Washington D.C. NBC Morning News

March 21 - Houston CBS Great Day Houston

March 22 - Dallas ABC Morning News

March 29 - Atlanta NBC Alive News

April 2 - Houston FOX News

The tour highlights HomePlug Certified products' ability to solve connectivity problems within the home, along with other gadgets used to alleviate different common consumer frustrations.

A sample of Steve's appearances can be viewed via the web:

Seattle NBC New Day Northwest:

Minneapolis NBC KARE 11 News:

Denver NBC 9 Morning News:

More information on Steve Greenberg can be found at

About the HomePlug® Alliance

HomePlug® Alliance is a group of 60 companies working together to develop technology specifications and certification & logo programs for powerline networking. With over 100 million devices in the market, HomePlug products are used worldwide by consumers and service providers to improve home networking performance while expanding coverage and Wi-Fi® mobility.

Visit the HomePlug Alliance website at for more information regarding HomePlug Alliance and its family of technologies, and sign up for the HomePlug interest list at to receive updates.

Sponsor members include Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM); Cisco (CSCO); Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK); MStar Semiconductor Inc.; Qualcomm Atheros, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated; Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723); and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM).

"HomePlug" is a trademark of the HomePlug Powerline Alliance, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others.

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