Report investigates U.S. BPL market

Aug. 22, 2006
August 22, 2006 -- Research and Markets has released the third edition of its report, "The U.S. Market For Broadband Over Powerline."

Research and Markets (Dublin, Ireland) has released the third edition of its report, "The U.S. Market For Broadband Over Powerline." The 110-page study looks at the past, present, and future states of Broadband Over Powerline (BPL) technology deployments in the U.S.

According to the firm, the report's scope includes the following topics: description of the history of powerline communications (PLC) and broadband over powerline (BPL) technology; analysis of key drivers of BPL within the electric utility and internet access industries; overview of BPL technology and architecture; comparison of BPL with alternative broadband access methods; analysis of technological, regulatory, and business barriers to BPL's success; identification of the key applications and markets for BPL; description of business models for BPL; analysis of key market trends in broadband internet access; review of the market development of cable modem broadband access; profiles of major U.S. BPL market participants; and profiles of major U.S. BPL projects.

Key topics covered include: the technology of PLC systems; barriers to implementing BPL; the economics of BPL; the market for BPL; U.S. BPL market participant profiles; U.S. BPL project profiles.

Companies and organizations mentioned in the report include: Ambient; Amperion; Broadband Horizons; Corridor Systems; CURRENT Communications Group; IBEC; IDACOMM; Mainnet; Mitsubishi Electric Power Products; Ameren; American Electric Power; Austin City Utilities; Arizona Public Service; CenterPoint Energy; Central Virginia Electric Cooperative; Chelan County PUD; City of Manassas Utilities; City of Princeton; Clyde Light & Power; Consolidated Edison; Consumers Energy; Cullman Electric Cooperative; Duke Power; Duke Energy; Duquesne Light; Fayetteville Electric System; Florida Power & Light; GreyStone Power; Hawaiian Electric; Idaho Power; Lebanon Municipal Utilities; Long Island Power Authority; Pacific Gas & Electric; Penn Yan Municipal Utility; PEPCO; PP&L; Progress Energy; Rochester Public Utilities; San Diego Gas & Electric; South Central Indiana REMC; Southern Company; Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative; TXU; United Illuminating; Village of Solvay Electric; and Western Massachusetts Electric.

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