NETGEAR INTRODUCES HIGH-SPEED VDSL MODEM TO SUPPORT FASTER INTERNET SPEEDS

Step up your home network performance to improve HD video streaming, high-speed online gaming, and faster downloads

SAN JOSE, Calif. — June 28, 2016NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTGR), a leading provider of networking equipment for the home and small businesses, is launching a new DSL modem with ultra-fast VDSL connections for optimum internet performance for HD streaming and online gaming. The new NETGEAR Broadband High-Speed DSL Modem (DM200) provides a simple and cost-effective way to upgrade your existing equipment to support the fastest VDSL/VDSL2 Internet as well as legacy ADSL, ADSL2 and ADSL2+ connections.


Internet Service Providers (ISPs) worldwide are upgrading current ADSL infrastructure to VDSL to meet increasing requirements from today’s connected customer for faster internet speeds. DM200 high speed ADSL/VDSL modem meets these requirements with support for VDSL/VDSL2 and is backward compatible to ADSL/ADSL2+. Customers can now upgrade their modem to DM200 to support existing and future DSL Internet service tiers.


“We are pleased to offer our latest modem, the DM200, which is designed to deliver superior broadband xDSL performance,” said David Henry, senior vice president of home consumer products for NETGEAR. “As the market demands new tools for connectivity, NETGEAR continues to drive technology leadership in delivering quality products to enable people and business to communicate and connect to information, data, and entertainment.” 


The NETGEAR Broadband High-Speed DSL Modem can be connected directly to a desktop PC to provide it with ultra-fast wired DSL Internet access, or to a WiFi router to support multiple devices on your network.


Key points:

  • Compatible with VDSL, VDSL2, ADSL, ADSL2, ADSL2+ for optimum performance
  • Compatible with DSL providers like AT&T, CenturyLink, Verizon, Frontier, Telstra (excluding AT&T U-verse®, Verizon Fios®, CenturyLink Fiber and Prism®)
  • Auto detection for universal DSL support
  • Easy setup and installation
Pricing and Availability

The NETGEAR Broadband High-Speed DSL Modem (DM200) is available now from major retailers in stores and online at an MSRP of $59.99 (USD).


Go to the NETGEAR DSL Modems & Routers web page for more information.


About NETGEAR, Inc.


NETGEAR (NASDAQ: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. The Company's products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless (WiFi and LTE), Ethernet and powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. The product line consists of wired and wireless devices that enable networking, broadband access and network connectivity. These products are available in multiple configurations to address the needs of the end-users in each geographic region in which the Company's products are sold. NETGEAR products are sold in approximately 28,000 retail locations around the globe, and through approximately 31,000 value-added resellers, as well as multiple major cable, mobile and wireline service providers around the world. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in approximately 25 countries. More information is available from the NETGEAR investor page or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR on Twitter and Facebook.


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Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 for NETGEAR, Inc.: This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Specifically, statements concerning NETGEAR's business and the expected performance characteristics, specifications, reliability, market acceptance, market growth, specific uses, user feedback and market position of NETGEAR's products and technology are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Safe Harbor. These statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, the following: the actual price, performance and ease-of-use of NETGEAR's products may not meet the price, performance and ease-of-use requirements of customers; product performance may be adversely affected by real world operating conditions; failure of products may under certain circumstances cause permanent loss of end user data; new viruses or Internet threats may develop that challenge the effectiveness of security features in NETGEAR's products; the ability of NETGEAR to market and sell its products and technology; the impact and pricing of competing products; and the introduction of alternative technological solutions. Further information on potential risk factors that could affect NETGEAR and its business are detailed in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. NETGEAR undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.


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