This Is Cool!
Chip Helps Electric Outlet Go Broadband
Sep 29, 8:58 AM (ET)
By YURI KAGEYAMA
Of course, from Japan.
The technology has been around for some time - including in the United States - but Matsushita's system is unique in that it delivers fast-speed broadband information at up to 170 megabits per second, which is faster than Ethernet
Attach a special device made by Matsushita into a socket and all you have to do is plug your TV or other gadgets into a socket for instant connection to broadband, which allows for faster transmission of online information than dial-up telephone connections.