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A versatile power line communication device is provided. One embodiment of the device includes a controller having memory, a first modem in communication with the controller, and a first power line interface including a second modem, wherein the second modem is in communication with the controller. The embodiment may also include a switch communicatively coupled to the controller and having an upstream port and a downstream port. The switch may be configured to communicate data from one of the upstream port to the downstream port, and vice versa, without the data being supplied to the controller. The switch may also have a data port configured to be coupled to high data rate devices such as mobile telephone cell sites.

Title
Power line communication device and method
Application Number
11/423206
Publication Number
7761079 (B2)
Application Date
June 9, 2006
Publication Date
July 20, 2010
Inventor
David Stanley Yaney
Poolesville
MD, US
James Douglas Mollenkopf
Fairfax
VA, US
Agent
Capital Legal Group
Mel Barnes
Assignee
Current Technologies
MD, US
IPC
H04M 9/00
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