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SMC Networks, San Ramon, Calif., has joined MoCA(R) as an associate member. SMC provides customer premise equipment to broadband service providers and is an approved vendor to 12 of the top 14 service providers in North America.

"Distributing multimedia content such as HD TV programs around the home is rapidly becoming a 'must-have' for households and MoCA is the recognized industry standard. SMC joined MoCA to continue our drive to deliver industry leading technology solutions to service provider customers. MoCA gives us the ability to deliver Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE) for multimedia content throughout the customer environment which is very important to our product strategy," said Greg Fisher, CTO, SMC Networks.

"SMC Networks understands that a reliable, proven home entertainment networking standard such as MoCA is a vital component in their future plans," said Charles Cerino, president of MoCA.

About SMC

SMC Networks is headquartered in Irvine, California. SMC is a specialist in providing high-quality, reliable Customer Premise Equipment to Service Providers. As an approved vendor to 12 of the top 14 Service Providers in North America, we design products for both commercial and residential applications. We focus on delivering the best range of innovative wireless and wired solutions for our customers that drive revenue, are highly reliable, require little support, and have the lowest total cost of ownership in the industry. For more information, visit the company's Web site at or call (800) SMC-4YOU.

About MoCA

The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA(R)) is the universal standard for home entertainment networking. MoCA is the only home entertainment networking standard with appeal to all three pay TV segments--cable, satellite and IPTV. The current MoCA specification can support multiple streams of HD video, deliver up 175 Mbps net throughputs and offer an unparalleled user experience via parameterized quality of service (PQoS).

MoCA has more than 70 certified products and 53 members worldwide representing the home entertainment network value chain including service providers, OEMs, consumer electronics companies and chip vendors.

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Date:Jun 29, 2010

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