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Ambient Corp. says it has joined the G3-PLC Alliance to further the aims of the international group alongside other stakeholders of the smart grid ecosystem.

G3-PLC is an open powerline communication protocol designed for smart grid communications, and the alliance says its key objectives are to certify the compliance of new G3-PLC products to the specifications, to ensure their interoperability, and to help manufacturers and end users develop and use the G3-PLC technology efficiently.

"G3-PLC is a promising powerline communications standard, and as a provider of a flexible communications and applications platform, we need to embrace and support the key standards for the smart grid,” comments John J. Joyce, president and CEO of Ambient Corp.


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