BPL Global, Ltd. (Acquired by Qualitrol for Transformer Technology)
BPL Global is a leading international provider of broadband over power line technologies, system integration solutions, and services facilitating power line communications (PLC). Partnering with leading utilities and ISPs around the world, the company’s goal is to provide ubiquitous “broadband” access to consumers and “smart grid” applications to utilities. The company offers its joint venture partners proven PLC business models and integrated, multi-vendor solutions comprised of best-of-breed infrastructure, content, applications, software and hardware. As a result, utilities can confidently deploy new revenue-generating, content-rich broadband over power line services in a cost-effective way and enjoy improved electric service reliability and operating cost reductions through the use of smart grid applications at the same time.