Apparatuses and methods relating to power line communication are disclosed, and in particular, to an adaptive frequency band for power line communication. A power line communication device is disclosed. The power line communication device comprises a cutoff frequency estimator configured for estimating a cutoff frequency for communication in a power line communication network, and a processor operably coupled with the cutoff frequency estimator. The processor is configured to adaptively select boundaries of a frequency band in response to the estimated cutoff frequency. Other apparatuses and methods are disclosed.
 This invention was made with government support under Contract Number DE-AC07-051D14517 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.