Homeplug/Powerline in legal dispute

  dms_05 13:24 01 Oct 2009

The Radio Society of Great Britain is to begin legal proceedings against Ofcom over the use of HomePlug/PoweLine adaptors click here

  wiz-king 16:24 01 Oct 2009

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  Stuartli 20:01 01 Oct 2009

The means of delivering an Internet connection over mains power lines was invented and developed by the then electricity company supplier for the North West, MANWEB (now owned by Scottish Power), in 1999.

  oresome 21:49 01 Oct 2009

I have some sympathy with the RSGB. Much like amateur astronomers, there hobby is spoilt by careless pollution.

  dms_05 07:39 02 Oct 2009

I agree. I use HomePlug and bought it on the basis it had passed various test that made it safe to use and didn't interfere with any other appliances or transmission methods. However Ofcom appear to have ignored all the regulations and allowed the sale of non-compliant adaptors.

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