Multimedia Over Coax Alliance (MoCA) Discusses Digital Entertainment

CONNECTIONS™ will offer a comprehensive examination of the value chain for digital entertainment with a special session from the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA™) featuring perspectives from each key point along that continuum.

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Multimedia Over Coax Alliance (MoCA) Discusses Digital Entertainment
Value Chain at CONNECTIONS™


March 23, 2005 Dallas, TX - CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Home Conference and Showcase will offer a comprehensive examination of the value chain for digital entertainment with a special session from the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA™) featuring perspectives from each key point along that continuum.

This special session, titled Realizing The Digital Entertainment Value Chain Through The Home Network, will take place on May 12 at 2:45 p.m. CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Home Conference and Showcase, produced by Parks Associates in partnership with the Consumer Electronics Association, will take place May 11 -13, 2005, at the Hyatt Regency near the San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, Calif.

"The landscape for digital living services and technologies is multilayered, with technologists, retail entities, manufacturers, and service operators all part of the mix," said Tricia Parks, president of Parks Associates. "MoCA™ has the breadth of knowledge and experience to offer a truly complete examination of this market space. Our attendees will benefit greatly from MoCA's presence at CONNECTIONS™."

According to Parks Associates, approximately 30 million U.S. households have a broadband connection, 50 million have either digital cable or direct broadcast satellite (DBS) television service, 18+ million households have a data networking solution, and 75% of U.S. households have a DVD player. As the number of advanced products and services increases, also boosting the number of companies involved in these digital markets, both the complexity and potential for these markets have escalated.

"CONNECTIONS™ is the premier industry conference for creating greater understanding of the future of the digital home," said Ladd Wardani, president of MoCA™. "This session provides a great opportunity for people interested in learning about the new home digital entertainment network to hear from key contributors with real -world experience across the value chain."

The session Realizing The Digital Entertainment Value Chain Through The Home Network will feature the following panelists:

John Card II, ITV System Architect, Home Networking Technology Manager, EchoStar Technologies Corporation
Mark Francisco, Sr. Director, Advanced Technologies Projects, New Media Development, Comcast Corporation
Pete Griffin, Director of Corporate Technology, New Business Division, RadioShack
Matt McRae, Director, Service Providers Broadband, Linksys, a division of Cisco Systems
Ted Michaud, Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff, Motorola Broadband Communications Sector, Motorola, Inc.
Ladd Wardani, Vice President, Business Development, Entropic Communications
Moderator: Paul Liao, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Panasonic Corporation of North America; President, Panasonic R&D Company of America

More information on sponsoring and attending CONNECTIONS™, including online registration, is available at http://www.connectionsconference.com. For information about sponsoring CONNECTIONS™, contact sales@parksassociates.com or call 972 -490 -1113.

About CONNECTIONS™
CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Home Conference and Showcase, produced by Parks Associates in partnership with the Consumer Electronics Association, is the largest international executive conference for digital home technologies.

This executive conference features 80+ sponsors and 90+ speakers supporting the industry through their participation. With 700+ attendees, the conference will focus on the following market areas: Digital Entertainment and Multimedia Applications; Home Networking and Residential Gateways; Consumer Mobility and Device/Content Portability; Applications, Services, and Consumer Value; and Home Controls, Security, and Health Management. www.connectionsconference.com.

About MoCA™
The Multimedia over Coax Alliance was formed to provide the solution for home networking digital entertainment without compromise. The mission of the alliance is to develop industry specifications and interoperability certification for delivering high bandwidth digital content over in -home coaxial cables. For more information on MoCA™, please see www.mocalliance.org.


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