Earthlink launches home networking service
EarthLink has launched EarthLink Home Networking, its new wired and wireless home-networking service. The service provides EarthLink broadband subscribers with co-branded versions of 2Wire Inc.'s HomePortal 100 and HomePortal 1000 residential gateways, and full home-network support. EarthLink Home Networking allows users to link their computers and peripherals onto a single, shared network. The system provides users with a variety of Internet, telephony and entertainment applications simultaneously. The 2Wire gateways will allow EarthLink to offer a variety of different networked in-home products, the companies said.