OPERA (Open PLC European Research Alliance) will launch the second phase of its project of boosting BPL adoption in Europe. The first phase was made of the adoption of the broadband over powerline technology at 200Mbit/s and developed by 37 companies. OPERA phase II is supported by 26 partners in 11 countries. The EU Commission will fund €9m in the project. The framework of Phase II consists in studying broadband access, VOIP, home networking, VOIP, VOD and security applications.