NETGEAR 4G LTE TURBO HUB GATEWAY NOW AVAILABLE FROM BELL MOBILITY ON CANADA’S LARGEST LTE NETWORK
The MBR1516 Gateway with 4G LTE offers Bell Mobility customers a fast and reliable alternative to fixed broadband, especially in rural and remote communities
SAN JOSE — February 4, 2013 — NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR) (www.netgear.com), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, announced that it is providing the NETGEAR MBR1516 Mobile Broadband Router (4G LTE TURBO HUB), a high performance gateway, to Bell Mobility, operator of Canada’s largest 4G LTE network.
The NETGEAR MBR1516 4G LTE TURBO HUB will play a key role in delivering high-speed broadband services to Bell Mobility customers across Canada, especially in smaller rural and remote communities.
“We are honored to have been chosen to deliver Bell Mobility’s first 4G LTE TURBO HUB. From 3G data and voice to 4G LTE, NETGEAR and Bell Mobility have many field-proven successes and we look forward to being part of their future mobile broadband initiatives,” said Michael Clegg, senior vice president and general manager for Service Provider Business at NETGEAR. “With 4G LTE in many cases exceeding fixed broadband speeds, the MBR1516 offers an enhanced wireless experience delivering to both business and consumer customers better web surfing, faster downloads, and more stable video streaming.”
“NETGEAR’s superior 4G LTE TURBO HUB gives Bell Mobility customers from coast to coast easy access to high-speed Internet on 4G LTE,” said Nauby Jacob, Bell Mobility’s vice president of services, products and content. “With Canada’s best networks, Bell is ensuring world-class mobile Internet access for customers in both the largest urban centers and the most remote communities.”
Mobile broadband products from NETGEAR come with the added protection of preconfigured wireless security features as well as optional guest access for visitors. They also include advanced radio frequency interference mitigation technologies, for enhanced signal quality; a scalable architecture; and NETGEAR genie®, a user-friendly interface that enables customers to manage connectivity and troubleshoot before contacting their service provider for assistance.
To learn more about the MBR1516 Mobile Broadband Router, see http://www.netgear.com/service-providers/products/mobile/lte-gateways/mbr1516.aspx. For information on other NETGEAR solutions for service providers, please visit http://netgear.com/service-providers/.
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 approximately 25,000 retail locations around the globe, and through approximately 40,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in over 25 countries. More information is available at www.NETGEAR.com or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR at twitter.com/NETGEAR and www.facebook.com/NETGEAR.
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