Comtrend Announces PG-9172PoE Powerline Adapter with Technology

California – September 1, 2017,

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Irvine, California – September 1, 2017,

Comtrend, a leading designer and manufacturer of broadband communications equipment, announced today its PG-9172PoE, a Powerline Adapter with Power over Ethernet. The adapter brings connection of a PoE device as close as the nearest electrical outlet.

The PG-9172PoE reduces installation time and cost by utilizing existing electrical lines to simplify the deployment of PoE enabled devices such as IP security cameras and VoIP phones. The PG-9172PoE Powerline Adapter eliminates the time and expense of installing Ethernet (CAT5e/6) cables to every device throughout the home or business. Unlike WiFi connections, powerline adapters use physical wires to connect directly to devices thereby eliminating interference and improving performance and security. Traditional connections require elaborate cabling through structures that often prove troublesome and expensive. With the Comtrend PG-9172PoE, users can take advantage of the existing electrical wires in their home or office to transform every outlet into an Internet access point. Comtrend’s technology also manages potential interference in the electrical wiring due to other appliances to add an additional layer of performance over traditional powerline adapters.

The Comtrend PG-9172PoE offers more than 4x the data rate compared to legacy technology. The adapter can coexist with legacy products including deployed UPA devices and features interoperability with future certified devices. This leap in technology not only offers a PHY rate of 1Gbps, but also stabilizes the home networking industry via standards-based communication that crosses all the popular mediums, from power line to phone line to coax.

Ideal for security installations, the Comtrend PG-9172PoE simplifies the deployment of IP security PoE cameras. Using Comtrend’s Powerline Adapters, installers need only a fraction of the time and wiring for a typical job. Eliminate attic time, drywall repair, and frustration. also provides superior video performance, making the Comtrend PG-9172PoE ideal for HD video and IPTV deployments. detects video data transmission, figures out the fastest rate possible for this type of data, then uses the most efficient packet inspection for multicast traffic to set (up to) eight different levels of packet prioritized QoS. This eliminates the need for multiple resends of information, ensuring reliable and flicker-free video.

Comtrend PG-9172PoE features include:

  • Easily add on to or create your Powerline Network
  • Connect up to 16 Powerline Adapters.
  • PHY Rate up to 1200Mbps
  • AES 128 bit encryption ensures total data security
  • One button security set-up with configuration button for factory reset
  • HTTP Web-based, TR-069 Supported management
  • CE, FCC, ITU-T Standard Certifications

The Comtrend PG-9172PoE is available now, MSRP $69.99, with a significantly lower street price from leading national distributors. Visit (link is external) for a full list of distributors. See (link is external) for product specifications.

About Comtrend

Comtrend, with more than 25 years of experience, has become one of the leading global providers of advanced networking solutions. Comtrend designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of networking and surveillance equipment and software. Service providers, businesses, and consumers look to Comtrend for broadband gateways, as well as the latest WiFi, surveillance, Powerline, and coax technologies. Comtrend also remains committed to industry standards, like for home networking, as well as interoperability and market-leading performance. The company has its North American headquarters in Irvine, California. For more information please visit

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