News Burst: Home networking on a chip

PC chip maker Intel announced Tuesday that it had started sampling a single-chip solution for home networking. The new chip will allow home users to access the Internet and create a home LAN across phonelines using 1Mbps technology from Tut Systems in the US.

PC chip maker Intel announced Tuesday that it had started sampling a single-chip solution for home networking. The new chip will allow home users to access the Internet and create a home LAN across phonelines using 1Mbps technology from Tut Systems in the US.

The chip will ship in volume from February 1999.