MoCA Adds Luster to Board

The Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) has added Luster LightTech Corp., a new “Promoter” member, to its board of directors.

Beijing-based Luster is the first China-based company to join the board of MoCA.

MoCA said it Luster was invited to become a Promoter member because of the company’s contribution to the development of MoCA Access, and the promotion of MoCA home networking technology among operators in China.

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Luster makes and markets networking equipment for pay TV operators and ISPs in China, the U.S. and Europe.  Its partners/customers include Guizhou Broadcasting, Hebei Cable TV, Henan Cable and Hunan CATV, Shandong Cable TV, among others.

“We asked Luster to become a Promoter member and join our Board in recognition of their ongoing contributions to specification and market development,” Charles Cerino, President of MoCA, said in a statement.  “Their knowledge and reputation among operators in China is of great value to the Alliance as we promote MoCA home networking and introduce MoCA Access.”

“We are pleased to join MoCA’s Board as China represents a growing market for MoCA’s home networking and broadband access solutions,” added Dr. Yates Yao, president of Luster. “We have been providing FTTH and MoCA-based solutions for a long time, and will continue to leverage our operator relationships and brand name in China to help the Alliance achieve success for its home and broadband solutions.”