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The in-home network is a crucial system for ubiquitous multimedia environments, in order to provide economical and effective high data rate transmission, we propose a transmission scheme based on the multi-carrier technique. We employ a coaxial cable channel as the transmission medium deployed for cable television (CATV). Through experiments, we show that it is possible to transmit a signal centered at 1.2 GHz with 528 MHz bandwidth without giving severe interference to the CATV system. With this observation, we propose an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM)-based transmission scheme motivated by successful implementation of multiband OFDM (MB-OFDM) as the short range wireless transmission medium. The proposed OFDM-based system with several elementary techniques specialized in the coaxial cable for home network (CoHoNet) can achieve robust transmission over several experimental channel realizations with low power consumption.