Home Gateway Initiative (HGI)
2004 United States Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) 34+ Open Membership Open website
MissionHGI has completed its mission to set key specifications for Home Gateways, Home Networks, and the Smart Home. HGI worked from 2005 until 2016.
OverviewThe Home Gateway Initiative (HGI) is nonprofit trade organization to discuss the key specifications and standards of residential gateways, also known as home gateways.
Te HGI, founded by leading broadband service providers in Europe and Asia, with the participation of leading vendors of digital home equipment, silicon, software, and services, has been the key industry alliance setting requirements for Home Gateways and the Smart Home.
Starting from use cases and services, HGI set requirements for Home Gateways, Home Networks, and the Smart Home, developed test specifications, test programs, test tools, and open source software, and assisted its members in addressing the broadband home market. HGI worked from April 2005 to June 30, 2016.
The HGI’s work took place in quarterly face-face meetings, and teleconferences, starting in Paris in 2005 until the final meeting in Venice in March, 2016.