|Common name||IEEE standard|
|Common name||ITU-T recommendation|
|G.hn/HomeGrid||G.9962 (Management Plane)|
|G.hn/HomeGrid||G.9964 (PSD Management)|
G.9970 was developed by Study Group 15, Question1. G.9970 received Consent on December 12, 2008 and was Approved on January 13, 2009.
Relationship with G.hn
G.9970 (G.hnta) and G.9960 (G.hn) are two ITU-T Recommendations that address home networking in a complementary manner. While G.9970 addresses Layer 3 (Network Layer) of the home network architecture, G.9960 addresses Layers 1 (Physical Layer) and 2 (Data Link Layer).