JANUARY 25, 2011 -- BroadLight, a supplier of fiber access processors, has become a member of Home Gateway Initiative (HGI), an industry body defining home gateway requirements.
“HGI holds a significant standing in setting the standards for carrier gateway equipment and services,” says Doron Tal, vice president of business development and product marketing at BroadLight. “Complementary to HGI, our activities with other industry forums and standards bodies enables BroadLight to continue its direct contribution to this evolving market."
“With BroadLight joining HGI, we welcome an important player in the integrated circuit
market to our forum,” says Duncan Bees, chief technology and business officer for HGI. “BroadLight is recognized as a leading manufacturer of devices for GPON
and Ultra Broadband Home Gateways. Their expertise will be of great assistance as HGI develops the feature and testing requirements
for the next generation of home networking
equipment, including the Home Gateway and the NGA-capable Network Termination
The HGI, founded in 2004 by major broadband service providers (BSPs), and joined by leading vendors of digital home equipment, is shaping the way that IP services are delivered to the home. The HGI publishes requirements for digital home building blocks.