Bell Mobility Deploys NETGEAR MBR1210 HSPA+ Mobile Broadband Routers

Bell Mobility Deploys NETGEAR MBR1210 HSPA+ Mobile Broadband Routers

SAN JOSE, CA — March 22, 2011 — NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, announced today that Canadian wireless provider Bell Mobility selected the NETGEAR MBR1210 HSPA+ Mobile Broadband Router for deployment to customers on its HSPA+ network. The MBR1210 offers broadband internet access at speeds up to 21 Mbps downstream by 5.7 Mbps upstream, which rivals wired broadband access performance. It delivers network diversity with an Ethernet WAN port, and on the LAN side delivers 4 Ethernet ports and 801.11n Wi-Fi up to 300 Mbps. 

"We selected the MBR1210 for its ability to meet our performance requirements, led by the extended mobile reach of its internal mobile broadband modem and network integration capabilities," said Mike Martins, Vice President of Core Networks & Services at Bell Mobility. NETGEAR's broad mobile product portfolio, its North American based technical and logistics support as well as its creative bilingual documentation have proven valuable to Bell and its clients." 

"We applaud the leadership Bell Mobility has shown in its HSPA+ wireless network deployment which makes mobile broadband internet access possible for remotely located customers, those on the move, and businesses needing innovative IP based fleet management services," said Michael Clegg, VP & GM at NETGEAR. 

For more about NETGEAR's MBR1210 mobile broadband routers, please visit: http://www.netgear.com/service-provider/products/mobile-broadband/3g-4g-mobile-broadband/mbr1000.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 to use 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. More information is available at http://www.NETGEAR.com or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR athttp://twitter.com/NETGEAR and http://www.facebook.com/NETGEAR

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