Netgear Launches A New Family Of Wireless-N Routers

Sep 29, 2008 by John Messina weblog
Netgear WNB2100

Netgear today has announced a new family of Wireless-N networking solutions that will make it easy for anyone to upgrade their wireless home network to Wireless-N technology. This new technology supports the simultaneous use of bandwidth running intensive applications such as video streaming, voice-over-IP, online gaming and QoS (quality of service) to ensure the correct prioritization of traffic.

Netgear´s family of wireless routers include the WNR2000 (Wireless-N router) and the DGN2000 (Wireless-N Modem Router). Included with both models is NETGEAR´s Smart Wizard installation CD for quick and easy installation.

Once the routers are installed, NETGEAR´s Push ´N´ Connect with WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) eliminate the need to remember network security passwords. Users can securely connect computers to the router with the simple press of a button.

In addition to the Wireless-N Router and Wireless-N Modem Router, Netgear has also announced availability of networking kits that come with a Wireless-N USB adapter (WN111). This allows consumers to upgrade their computers to the new Wireless-N technology. The Wireless-N Modem Router (DGN2000) incorporates an ADSL2+ modem so that users can upgrade their existing DSL equipment and eliminate the need for an external modem.

The Wireless-N Modem Router is fully compatible with AT&T, EarthLink, Verizon, Qwest and other DSL Internet service providers. With multiple SSID support in the Wireless-N Modem Router, creating a unique SSID and security for guest access is now possible without needing to share the user´s own security code.

Netgear´s networking kits include a Wireless-N Router and USB Adapter Kit (WNB2100) and Wireless-N Modem Router and USB Adapter Kit (DGNB2100). The Wireless-N USB Adapter (WN111) lets consumers upgrade their computer to take advantage of the Wireless-N technology.

The Wireless-N Router (WNR2000) and Wireless-N Modem Router (DGN2000) as well as the WNB2100 and DGNB2100 networking kits have a one-year warranty and is backed by 24/7 technical support. The price range for Netgear´s router´s and network kits is between $89 and $129.

Explore further: US clampdown on tax maneuver leaves its mark

add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

Victoria team defend title with speedy robot

7 minutes ago

A team from Victoria's School of Engineering and Computer Science, led by Robby Lopez, beat 15 other teams from Australian and New Zealand universities to take top honours in the 2013 competition with its ...

Different watering regimes boost crop yields

11 minutes ago

Watering tomato plants less frequently could improve yields in saline conditions, according to a study of the impact of water and soil salinity on vegetable crops.

Monitoring heavy metals using mussels

21 minutes ago

A research team in Malaysia has concluded that caged mussels are useful for monitoring heavy metal contamination in coastal waters in the Strait of Johore. Initial results indicate more pollution in the eastern ...

How gamma ray telescopes work

31 minutes ago

Yesterday I talked about the detection of gamma ray bursts, intense blasts of gamma rays that occasionally appear in distant galaxies. Gamma ray bursts were only detected when gamma ray satellites were put ...

Recommended for you

A 3D-printed laptop prepared for crowdfunding campaign

1 hour ago

Using PLA filament, a small London-based team have managed to achieve the 3D printing of their own Raspberry-Pi-based laptop, with a battery life of six to eight hours and Wi-Fi enabled out of the box. They ...

Paraffins to cut energy consumption in homes

2 hours ago

Thermal energy storage is a common strategy in energy production systems in which the period of production does not coincide with that of consumption. This happens with the production of hot water by means ...

Daily that challenged LA Times shuts down

4 hours ago

The Los Angeles Register, a newspaper launched earlier this year to challenge the region's dominant Los Angeles Times, announced Tuesday it was shutting down.

User comments : 0