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  • NEW: Orbi ®  970 Series mesh router with WiFi 7 unleashes speeds up to 27Gbps† for unparalleled performance and coverage for your home
  • NEW: WiFi 7 delivers 2.4x faster speeds than WiFi 6 and will maximize performance across all your WiFi devices
  • From 8K streaming to video conferencing, gaming, VR, and more, Orbi ensures your family can accomplish it all at once
  • NEW: Elegant, new design and high-performance antennas provide exceptional 360° WiFi coverage
  • NEW: Expand WiFi coverage with a push of a button by adding an Orbi 970 satellite (sold separately) and leverage your WiFi investment for years to come
  • NEW: Whether multi-gig cable or fiber, get the fastest speeds available today and tomorrow with a 10 Gig internet port
  • NEW: 10Gbps & 2.5Gbps Ethernet ports unlock unbeatable speed and reliability for wired connections – including gaming consoles, media storage, and 10Gbps wired backhaul option
  • Orbi works with any internet service provider. The Orbi app makes it a breeze to set up and manage your WiFi.
  • NETGEAR Armor™ protects your family’s WiFi with an automatic shield of security for your PCs, smart phones, security cameras, and more. 1-year subscription included
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BE27000 WiFi Router (RBE971SB)

Orbi 970 Series Quad-Band WiFi 7 Mesh Router, Black, 27Gbps

BE27000 WiFi Router (RBE971SB)

Orbi 970 Series Quad-Band WiFi 7 Mesh Router, Black, 27Gbps

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  • NEW: Orbi ® 970 Series mesh router with WiFi 7 unleashes speeds up to 27Gbps† for unparalleled performance and coverage for your home
  • NEW: WiFi 7 delivers 2.4x faster speeds than WiFi 6 and will maximize performance across all your WiFi devices
  • From 8K streaming to video conferencing, gaming, VR, and more, Orbi ensures your family can accomplish it all at once
  • NEW: Elegant, new design and high-performance antennas provide exceptional 360° WiFi coverage
  • NEW: Expand WiFi coverage with a push of a button by adding an Orbi 970 satellite (sold separately) and leverage your WiFi investment for years to come
  • NEW: Whether multi-gig cable or fiber, get the fastest speeds available today and tomorrow with a 10 Gig internet port
  • NEW: 10Gbps & 2.5Gbps Ethernet ports unlock unbeatable speed and reliability for wired connections – including gaming consoles, media storage, and 10Gbps wired backhaul option
  • Orbi works with any internet service provider. The Orbi app makes it a breeze to set up and manage your WiFi.
  • NETGEAR Armor™ protects your family’s WiFi with an automatic shield of security for your PCs, smart phones, security cameras, and more. 1-year subscription included

What’s new

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LATEST WIFI TECHNOLOGY
Fastest, most powerful WiFi ever

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WHOLE-HOME COVERAGE
High-performance antenna & design

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INTERNET & LAN PORTS
Future-proof for the fastest speeds

Product overview


Quad-Band

WiFi for the fastest speed to all devices

Up to
3,300 sq. ft.

WiFi coverage

Up to
27Gbps

maximum WiFi speed

Up to
200

concurrent devices

Elevate every experience with elite performance

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Streaming

Stream 4K/8K video to all devices at once in pristine quality.

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Video conferencing

Take Zoom calls from any room without worry.

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Gaming

Experience next-gen gaming with significantly lower latency.

RBKE973S Smart home

Smart home

Connect hundreds of smart home devices with no slow down.

RBKE973S Orbi WiFi 7, our most powerful WiFi ever RBKE973S Orbi works with any internet provider.

Orbi WiFi 7, our most powerful WiFi ever


2.4X FASTER SPEED
than WiFi 6

HIGH-THROUGHPUT CONNECTION
Multi-link operation enables devices to connect at even higher speed with greater reliability


RESILIENT WIFI
Preamble puncturing blocks interference for stronger WiFi connections

SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER LATENCY
WiFi 7 technology enhancements provide real-time responsive gaming & immersive AR/VR activities

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WiFi that grows with you

Easily expand WiFi coverage by adding an Orbi 970 satellite (sold separately)

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Designed for even more power

Orbi’s innovative new design and high-performance antenna array provide 360° WiFi coverage across every corner of your home and property, no matter the layout.

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Unleash the power of 10G

A 10 Gig internet port unlocks the fastest internet speeds of today and tomorrow. Get the ultimate flexibility with both 10 Gig wired LAN connectivity and unparalleled 10G WiFi.

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The power of two: Multi-Link Operation

Orbi WiFi 7 taps both 6GHz and 5GHz WiFi bands at once to avoid network traffic and keep you connected if you move out of range of one band. It also enables devices to simultaneously send and receive data across both WiFi bands, increasing throughput.

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Outsmart WiFi interference: Preamble Puncturing

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Easy setup and management

The Orbi app makes it easy to install your Orbi and get it up and running quickly. Easily manage your home network even when you are not at home. Orbi is compatible with any internet service provider.

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More WiFi networks, more performance

Easily create up to 3 separate networks for guests and smart home (IoT) devices to optimize overall network traffic.

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NETGEAR Armor™ software provides an automatic shield of security for your WiFi and connected devices (PC, phone, camera, TV, etc.) for real-time protection against hackers and added privacy with VPN. 1-year subscription included

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RBKE973S Orbi works with any internet provider. RBKE973S Orbi works with any internet provider.

Orbi works with any internet provider.

There’s no need to worry about compatibility. Simply plug Orbi into your current router and you’ll be enjoying whole-home WiFi in a few easy steps.

Router

Router Router

Product specifications

  • Orbi Quad-band Router (RBE971B)
    One (1)
  • 19v/3.16A power adapters
    One (1)
  • 2m Ethernet cable
    One (1)
  • Quick Start Guide
    One (1)
  • Height
    11.58 inches (294.03mm)
  • Width
    5.68 inches (144.38mm)
  • Depth
    5.15 inches (130.79mm)
  • Weight
    3.96 lbs (1.79kg)
  • Requirements
    High-speed internet connection to existing modem or gateway
ROUTER
  • WiFi Coverage
    Up to 3,300 sq. ft.
  • Speed
    BE27000 (11,530 + 8,647 + 5,765 + 1,147Mbps)
  • Simultaneous Quad-Band WiFi with dedicated backhaul

    6GHz3 (4x4/320MHz, 4K-QAM): 11,530Mbps

    5GHz-1 (4x4/240MHx, 4K-QAM): 8,647Mbps, Dedicated Backhaul

    5GHz-2 (4x4/160MHz, 4K-QAM): 5,765Mbps

    2.4GHz (4x4/40MHz, 1K-QAM): 1,147Mbps

  • Processor
    Quad-core 2.2GHz processor
  • Memory
    4GB Flash and 2GB RAM
  • Antenna
    Twelve (12) high-performance internal antennas with high-power amplifiers
  • Ports

    One (1) 10 Gig Internet WAN port††

    One (1) 10Gbps Ethernet LAN port

    Four (4) 10/100/1000/2500Mbps Multi-Gig Ethernet LAN ports

  • Orbi App:
    For easy installation and management
  • Separate WiFi Networks for secure access:

    Main network for your connected home devices

    IoT network for your IoT devices

    Guest network for your guests

  • WPA3:
    For secure WiFi connection to devices
  • Automatic Firmware Update:
    Delivers latest security patches to router automatically
  • VPN Support:
    Provides secured remote access to your home network
  • NETGEAR Armor™

    Internet security for your home with automatic protection, updates, & alerts that monitors and helps safeguard all connected devices from hackers and data theft. 
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  • NETGEAR Smart Parental Controls™

    Easily manage your kids' time and accessibility online across their connected devices.2 
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  • NETGEAR 1-year limited warranty (valid only if purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller)

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  • 90-day complimentary technical support (valid only if purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller)

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WiFi Technology
WiFi 7
WiFi 6E
WiFi 6
Orbi Mesh Technology
Quad-Band
Quad-Band
Tri-Band
Maximum WiFi Speed
27Gbps
10.8Gbps
6Gbps
WiFi Coverage (sq. ft.)
3,300 sq. ft.
3,000 sq. ft.
2,700 sq. ft.
Concurrent Devices
up to 200
up to 200
up to 100
Configuration
1 Router
1 Router
1 Router
Wired Ports (LAN)
(1X) 10Gbps, (4X) 2.5Gbps
(1X) 2.5Gbps, (3X) 1Gbps
(4X) 1Gbps
Internet Port (WAN)
10 Gig
10 Gig
10 Gig
Price
$899.99
$599.99
$429.99
RBKE973S Orbi WiFi 7, our most powerful WiFi ever RBE973SB Discover a superior class of WiFi

Discover a superior class of WiFi

Built on a quarter century of expertise, Orbi is fundamentally different WiFi, built for those who demand the best.

Footnotes:

Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE® 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary and be lowered by network and environmental conditions, including network traffic volume, device limitations, and building construction. NETGEAR makes no representations or warranties about this product’s compatibility with future standards. To achieve maximum wireless/wired speed requires devices that use the latest wireless/wired standards and support maximum speeds.

††Gigabit service plans & compatible cable modem required for Gigabit or Multi-Gig Internet speeds.

1 NETGEAR ArmorTM Powered by Bitdefender® requires a paid subscription after the initial 1-year free trial.

2 NETGEAR Smart Parental ControlsTM fees apply for a Premium Plan.

3 Clients must support 6GHZ band (WiFi 6E). 6GHz band is limited to indoor range.