HD-PLC Alliance

What Is HD-PLC Alliance?

Our purpose is to support, promote and implement the HD-PLC system for High-Speed Power Line Communications

The HD-PLC Alliance endeavors to create a full-fledged universal network society with a focus on consumer electronics and business applications. In this effort, the Alliance has positioned Power Line Communication (PLC) as a central communication vehicle, and is working to promote spread of the HD-PLC format technology in particular.

By doing so, it intends to promote creation of an environment where communication compatibility assures “safe” and “easy” connectivity among PLC networking devices and equipment incorporating PLC technologies, based on the HD-PLC format, for information and consumer electronics products used in a variety of lifestyle and business scenes.

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HD-PLC Alliance Mission

Creating a simple and stable communication environment

  1. Provide compatibility testing of devices from different manufactures
  2. Increase awareness and use among electrical, construction and wiring professionals

Promoting the benefits and Convenience of PLC

  1. Web value added information and seminars
  2. Advertising campaigns and collaborative expos, etc

Promoting connectivity between home, business, and inter-industry devices

  1. Technology conferences, cooperation with other alliances
  2. Share information on usage environments for PLC
  3. Promotion of industry standards


Why Should I Join HD-PLC Alliance?

HD-PLC Alliance is open to companies, both in Japan and global regions which are engaged in developing products or providing services based on the HD-PLC format, as well as to any company interested in the HD-PLC technology. The Alliance encourages their participation, and will proactively continue its alliance activities. These include promotion of the technology as well as operational study of compatibility verification systems for communication among different HD-PLC-based devices.

Promote your products on a global platform

Leverage a trusted certification program

Connect with members to discover new opportunities

Access compatibility and verification testing

Make keynote speech in seminars and technology conferences

Latest HD-PLC news available on member web site

Presentation space provided at trade show and expos

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Why Join?

Welcome Message from Our President

Let’s create a world where everything is connected


our members

Members support innovative wired communication for IoT era



The Alliance is an open organization

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Meet the officers and staff


The rapid spread of the broadband environment on a global scale will further expand provision of video services, IP voice communication services, data services and other information services. In line with this trend, home electronics and business information equipment is expected to be bound in “simple” networks at an accelerating pace.

Join the advancement of the HD-PLC technology that transforms any existing wires into high speed communication networks and ensure your products are more secure, stable and reliable than anything wireless communications competitors could provide.

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