NETGEAR Introduces MSRB2500: Next Generation Smart Indoor Mobile Repeater

Plug and Play Simplicity to Improve Mobile Coverage within Businesses

BARCELONA, Spain – February 14, 2011 — NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, today announced its next-generation Mobile Smart Repeaters line, the MSRB2500 series. The MSRB2500 Mobile Smart Repeater is easily installed and boosts the mobile signal in the home or business within seconds. The latest improvements to the series include multi-carrier HSPA+ support, simultaneous voice and data boosting, greater internal antennasensitivity and power output, optional external antenna and enhanced device management. 

Based on a technology partnership with Nextivity, NETGEAR launched the first generation of the Mobile Smart Repeaters, the MSRB2100 series, in 2010. The new MSRB2500 series builds upon the success of the MSRB2100 series and delivers expanded voice and data coverage, higher data rates enabling improved handset battery life, and offers mobile network operators a network-safe tool to lower churn and improve customer satisfaction. 

"The introduction of the MSRB2500 series furthers our commitment to bring unique high-performance indoor coverage solutions to mobile network operators worldwide for their business and residential customers," said Michael Clegg, vice president and general manager, Service Provider Business Unit, NETGEAR. "The MSRB2500 series' enhanced capacity to handle multiple voice and data sessions gives mobile operators and MVNOs another unique product offering to solve everyday business and residential problems." 

"Over the past two years, our relationship with NETGEAR has delivered Cel-Fi technology to mobile operators worldwide," said Werner Sievers, CEO, Nextivity. "With the introduction of the NETGEAR MSRB2500 series, we're confident more mobile operators will now deliver this solution to their customers." 

For more about NETGEAR's MSRB2500 series, please visit: http://www.netgear.com/service-provider/products/mobile-broadband/3g-4g-mobile-broadband/default.aspx 

About NETGEAR, Inc. 
NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. For consumers, the company makes high performance, dependable and easy home networking, storage and digital media products to connect people with the Internet and their content and devices. For businesses, NETGEAR provides networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of Big IT. The company also supplies top service providers with retail proven, whole home solutions for their customers. NETGEAR products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR products are sold in over 28,000 retail locations around the globe, and through more than 37,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in 25 countries. NETGEAR is an ENERGY STAR® partner. More information is available athttp://www.NETGEAR.com or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR at http://twitter.com/NETGEAR andhttp://www.facebook.com/NETGEAR

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About Nextivity, Inc. 
Nextivity, Inc. is a leading developer and manufacturer of indoor coverage products which optimize the experience of wireless subscribers and increases RF network capacity for mobile Operators. The Company is leveraging advanced signal processing and intelligent antenna design to create a new market for self-configuring, environmentally-aware indoor coverage systems. Founded in 2006, Nextivity has built a significant patent-pending technology portfolio. More information is available at www.nextivityinc.com

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