SIX INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS HEADLINE VARIETY OF NEW NETGEAR TECHNOLOGIES AT IFA 2012
New products deliver optimal WLAN coverage and speed, extend wireless Internet access anywhere in the home, and enable music to be played from a smartphone on remote speakers
BERLIN, Germany — August 31, 2012 – NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, today introduced a full line-up of new innovative products at the IFA 2012 conference. The products demonstrate NETGEAR’s leadership in networking technologies for consumers and small-and medium-sized businesses. At IFA 2012, taking place in Berlin, Germany, from August 31 to September 5, the new products on display in Hall 12 at NETGEAR booth # 102 will include:
NETGEAR N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit ADSL2+ Modem Router (DGND3700B)
The NETGEAR N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit ADSL2+ Annex B Modem Router (DGND3700B) is the ultimate integrated DSL networking gateway. It offers concurrent dual band technology to avoid interference and ensure top speeds, as well as the greatest range possible to handle demanding applications like streaming HD video and multiplayer gaming. Key features include NETGEAR ReadySHARE® Cloud, DLNA media server compatibility and NETGEAR ReadySHARE Printer, which enables wireless printing from any computer to a connected USB printer.
NETGEAR Powerline Music Extender (XAUB2511)
The NETGEAR Powerline Music Extender (XAUB2511) allows music to be played wirelessly on any speaker anywhere at home from a tablet, smartphone or computer. It turns any power outlet into an Internet connection, and can convert a USB printer or USB hard drive into a network device that is accessible from any connected device.
NETGEAR Powerline 500 Nano PassThru 2-Port (XAVB5602)
The NETGEAR Powerline 500 Nano PassThru 2-Port (XAVB5602) turns any electrical outlet at home into a high-speed 500 Mbps network, which is perfect for applications such as HDTV, multiple HD/3D video streams, streaming multimedia and multiplayer gaming. It comes with two fast Ethernet ports to simultaneously connect multiple devices to your home network or to the Internet.
NETGEAR Powerline 500 PassThru WiFi Access Point (XWNB5602) and Powerline 500 WiFi Access Point (XWNB5201)
The NETGEAR Powerline 500 WiFi access points (XWNB5602 and XWNB5201) are the first Powerline WiFi 500 Mbps products capable of turning any power outlet at home into a high-speed WiFi N 300 Mbps access point. The access points offer easy, plug-and-play setup and provide ultra-fast WiFi coverage to enable quick access to even the most demanding applications. The NETGEAR Powerline 500 WiFi access points are ideal for connecting devices like tablets, laptops and smartphones to fast wireless Internet in the home.
NETGEAR Universal WiFi Range Extender – Powerline PassThru edition (XWNB1601)
The NETGEAR Universal WiFi Range Extender – Powerline PassThru edition (XWNB1601) is a premium range extender combining WiFi and Powerline technologies to seamlessly extend the WiFi signal of a gateway/router to virtually any room in your home.
To learn more about the NETGEAR N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit ADSL2+ Annex B Modem Router (DGND3700B), please visit http://www.netgear.com/ultimateDSL. To learn more about the NETGEAR Powerline Music Extender (XAUB2511), please visit http://www.netgear.com/xaub2511. To learn more about the NETGEAR Powerline 500 Nano PassThru 2-Port (XAVB5602), please visithttp://www.netgear.com/xavb5602. For more information on the NETGEAR Powerline 500 PassThru WiFi Access Point (XWNB5602), please visit http://www.netgear.com/xwnb5602. To learn more about the Powerline 500 WiFi Access Point (XWNB5201), please visit http://www.netgear.com/xwnb5201. To learn more about the NETGEAR Universal WiFi Range Extender – Powerline PassThru edition (XWNB1601), please visit http://www.netgear.com/xwnb1601.
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 32,000 retail locations around the globe, and through approximately 42,000 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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