07224272 is referenced by 144 patents and cites 161 patents.

A PLCS network element that provides communications to one or more user devices and may also repeat data for other network elements is provided. In one embodiment, the device includes software for discovering its upstream gateway, for acting as a gateway for other devices, and for relaying DHCP transmissions. In addition, the device includes software for receiving and processing commands from a remote computer system that may include commands enabling and disabling the repeater functionality. Finally, the device may also include software for receiving and processing configuration information that may include, for example, information of the other network devices for which it will repeat.

Title
Power line repeater system and method
Application Number
11/91677
Publication Number
7224272 (B2)
Application Date
March 28, 2005
Publication Date
May 29, 2007
Inventor
Robert Douglas Kehn
Myersville
MD, US
Alice Shirley Filemyr
Rockville
MD, US
Henry Nguyen Tran
Gaithersburg
MD, US
Melvin Joseph White II
Germantown
MD, US
Agent
Capital Legal Group
Mel Barnes
Assignee
Current Technologies
MD, US
IPC
H04M 11/04
H04B 1/38
G08B 1/08
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