SAN RAMON, Calif., June 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Channel Master, a subsidiary of PCT International, has joined MoCA® at an Associate level. Channel Master will be demonstrating product incorporating MoCA technology at next week's CEA Line Show in New York, booth #T6.
MoCA is the technology leader among all pay TV operators in the US with deployments in cable, satellite and IPTV environments. MoCA is a member of CEDIA where the technology is also finding great success in the installer community.
Channel Master's membership is further demonstration of MoCA's commitment to the consumer and retail channel as part of its market segmentation strategy. Products available in this channel are intended for those looking for an out-of-the-box solution to extend or accessorize their current network enabling the transmission of video from TV to TV and TV-to-PC, for instance.
"Joining the MoCA alliance is an exciting opportunity for us, which will allow us to further our commitment to develop reliable connected home products that serve both consumers and service providers. IPTV and web delivered video is quickly becoming the content delivery mechanism of the future and as consumers start to adopt these new technologies, home networks will need to be modified or upgraded. MoCA will be a key technology positioning Channel Master to be a one stop shop for reliable home network solutions," said Joe Bingochea, VP of product management and marketing at Channel Master.
"When it comes to video, reliability is king. Channel Master's membership is another example of the increased demand by consumers for high performance and highly reliable networked entertainment," said Charles Cerino, MoCA president.
About Channel Master
Established in 1949, Channel Master has evolved from a trusted terrestrial antenna manufacturer to a leader in the production of set-top boxes, home networking accessories and digital media devices that connect consumers, businesses and service providers with a multitude of content. Access to streaming media, stored digital content, music and movies on-demand, off-air HDTV channels, and more is possible from Channel Master's expanding lineup. Available from a network of over 200 distributors and thousands of retail locations worldwide, visit www.channelmaster.com.
The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA®) is the worldwide standard for home entertainment networking. It is the only such standard that appeals to all three pay TV segments—cable, satellite and IPTV. MoCA technology is also used to extend WiFi connectivity in the home.
MoCA has approximately 90 certified products and 60 members representing the home entertainment network value chain including service providers, OEMs, consumer electronics companies and chip vendors. Visit for more information.
MoCA is an internationally registered trademark.
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