CABA Information Series
IS-2005-04: ABC's of Home Networking
In its new report, "Worldwide Home Networking 2004-2008 Forecast and Analysis," IDC expects home network households to grow 25 percent to 111 million by 2008. And according to DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance), research predicts that 52 percent of online households in America will have home networks by 2008. This guide from DSL Forum focuses on explaining the basic components users will need for this home networking explosion, and highlights the various services and applications that users will enjoy with a home network. Applications described include printer and file sharing, telecommuting, multi-player gaming, entertainment, and home automation.