Press release

Company / 07.11.2006

Number of home networks worldwide set to double over the next five years


HomePlug AV: Network specialists and world market leader devolo AG based in Aachen, Germany are highly optimistic / Conference in Berlin. According to a study by American market research institute Parks Associates, the number of home networks worldwide is set to double over the next five years. "The total number of households worldwide using a data networking solution will grow from approximately 80 million at the end of 2005, to nearly 145 million by the end of 2010," said Tricia Parks, CEO of Parks Associates. "Standards can play a key role in driving this growth, which underlines the importance of […] HomePlug."

The network specialists devolo AG based in Aachen, Germany, views this as a confirmation of their strategy. Heiko Harbers, CEO of devolo AG: "HomePlug will play a major role as a technology for households of the future. It will be the backbone of home networking and is establishing itself as a powerful networking solution." Harbers is confident that the new generation of HomePlug AV products such as dLAN 200 AV or dLAN 200 AVdesk offering data rates up to 200 Mbps (video and TV capable) will provide a further boost in private households.

This is why devolo AG, the world market leader in HomePlug, are attending "Connections Europe", a conference addressing the subject of "digital living technologies" from November 14 – 16 in Berlin. This conference provides Europe with a shared forum to discuss the international trends and strategies of significance in the development of digital living technologies.