The proposals, which were divided into three clusters In-Home, Access and Coexistence, all achieved more than 75 percent affirmative votes from the voting members of the working group. Joint proposals including HomePlug technology had previously failed twice.
According to the announcement, "multiple" semiconductor vendors have announced plans to deliver ICs based on the P1901 standard. The Alliance said that HomePlug AV powerline communications ICs are "expected to be fully interoperable with products using ICs based on the P1901 standard" and also said it plans to provide a "comprehensive compliance and interoperability (C&I) certification program for products based on the IEEE P1901 standard".
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