07826383 is referenced by 13 patents and cites 14 patents.

A device for testing a home phoneline network alliance performance of a local network is disclosed. The device includes a first network interface, a second network interface, a test module, and a processor. The first network interface is adapted to connect with the local network through a first type of cable. The second network interface is adapted to connect with the local network through a second type of cable. The test module is connected to the first network interface and to the second network interface, the test module is adapted to receive a test signal transmitted over a cable in the local network. The processor is connected to the test module and is adapted to execute a plurality of program instructions to determine a signal quality for the test signal received over the cable and to output a performance result signal for the cable in the local network based on the signal quality.

Title
Home phoneline network alliance responder for IPTV installations
Application Number
11/963137
Publication Number
7826383 (B2)
Application Date
December 21, 2007
Publication Date
November 2, 2010
Inventor
Nathan Edwards
Lewisville
TX, US
Paul Whitehead
Boerne
TX, US
Jason Savard
San Antonio
TX, US
Agent
Larson Newman & Abel
Assignee
AT&T Intellectual Property I
NV, US
IPC
H04J 1/16
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