The power line communication (PLC) modem IC delivers long distance and secured communication ensuring information is collected accurately in a speedy manner in both AC and DC lines. The PLC modem IC conforms to many international standards including G3-PLC and PoweRline Intelligent Metering Evolution (PRIME). There is a rich development environment including evaluation boards and software available for users to jump-start their evaluation. In addition to smart meters, the PLC modem IC is also suitable for a range of applications including HVAC, lighting control, submersible pump, and more.