MoCA® Continues International Connected Home Membership Expansion with Addition of LUSTER LightTech Group of China

Aug 01, 2016

February 3, 2015—San Ramon, CA and Beijing, China --- Further evidence of a growing international market for home networking, smart homes and a robust Internet backbone, LUSTER LightTech Group has joined the Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA®) as an Associate member.

LUSTER is a manufacturer of networking products for applications in both residential and commercial environments. It wisely recognizes the value of using coax and a secure transport technology standard such as MoCA to ensure China’s continued end user satisfaction in the growing market for digital IPTV and HD delivery.

China is the fastest growing country in terms of digital TV and HD content adoption with more than 289.25 million digital TV households at the end of 2014, according to Digital TV Research Report.

“The product portfolio of Luster combined with the company’s long-term experience with service providers will greatly enhance the Alliance’s reputation in the Chinese home networking network market,” said Charles Cerino, MoCA President. “We welcome Luster to the Alliance and look forward to their insight and contribution in helping secure adoption of MoCA technology in China.”

“MoCA is an excellent technology standard used to create a consistent Internet delivery and video entertainment backbone as well as secure and robust Wi-Fi extension, which are critical features in any network,” said Yates Yao, president of Luster LightTech Group. “We believe offering products with MoCA technology will increase customer satisfaction and enable service providers to cost-effectively manage their network.”

About LUSTER LightTech

LUSTER LightTech Group has been engaged in  Light Vision and Optical Communication & Sensing industry for 18 years, whose sub-company, Luster Teraband, is a leading CableTV network solution provider  and equipment manufacture for CableTV Industry in China. Luster dedicated to help our customers plan and build 99.99% reliability FTTx/H  network. Now with the rapid development of FTTH and Home Network, LUSTER has been promoting 1550nm RFTV overlaying PON solution for FTTH deployment and MoCA Home Network solution to help customers build competency for high quality service and future business exploiting.

About MoCA®

MoCA technology is the worldwide standard for high performance and high reliability in the connected home, and has been adopted by cable, telco/IPTV and satellite operators worldwide.  MoCA technology is also used as the wired backbone to extend Wi-Fi® connectivity within the home.

MoCA 2.0 is the Alliance’s first, internally developed specification. It offers two performance modes of 400 and 800 Mbps net throughputs, one in 100 million packet error rate (PER) with 3.6 ms latency, improved power savings and backward interoperability with MoCA 1.1.

Disclosure of preliminary results of MoCA 2.0 field tests in the U.S. validated 400 Mbps in 90 percent of all outlets. The Alliance is looking to conduct the same tests among operators worldwide.

The Alliance has 200 certified products and 50 members worldwide.