Authorized Test Labs


The Ethernet Alliance has partnered with the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) to handle the certification testing and processes in connection with the PoE Program.  The UNH-IOL  is an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry. Since 1988, the UNH-IOL has built a multimillion dollar testbed and developed testing solutions to help companies efficiently and cost effectively deliver products to marketwhile preparing students for careers in industry. The laboratory has grown steadily into one of the industry’s premier independent proving grounds  for new technologies. For additional information about UNH IOL, you can visit their website at

About UL

The Ethernet Alliance has expanded the footprint of its PoE Certification testing in collaboration with UL, the global safety science leader, by offering testing in UL’s Taipei, Taiwan lab. UL has a long history of providing safety and performance testing services for the global telecommunications industry and is rapidly growing its PoE industry focus. For information on PoE Certification testing with UL please contact UL.

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