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January 07, 2014

NETGEAR Announces the Availability of New AC Wi-Fi Range Extenders for Home Networks

NETGEAR, a provider of networking solutions, has announced the availability of two new Wi-Fi range extenders ideal for home networks.

The new wireless extenders -- NETGEAR AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender (EX6100) and AC1200 High Power Wi-Fi Range Extender (EX6200) – deliver next-generation Wi-Fi performance for the new mobile devices that demand Wi-Fi throughout the home, NETGEAR said.

Both extenders eliminate Wi-Fi dead zones in home networks. They also enable lag-free gaming and uninterrupted video streaming thanks to the speed and performance delivered by 802.11ac.

NETGEAR AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender and AC1200 High Power Wi-Fi Range Extender are also recognized by the Consumer Electronics Association (News - Alert) (CEA) for their design and engineering excellence in the home networking category. Both support older a/b/g/n Wi-Fi devices while providing additional performance to the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi devices.

 NETGEAR AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender delivers up to 750 Mbps 802.11ac Wi-Fi performance in a convenient wall-plug form factor while NETGEAR AC1200 High Power Wi-Fi Range Extender delivers up to 1200 Mbps speed.

“We provide our customers with the latest Wi-Fi extender technology, so we’re thrilled that industry experts have recognized the innovative design and features supported by our new Wi-Fi Range Extenders,” said Damir Skripic, senior product line manager at NETGEAR, in a statement.

NETGEAR has also redesigned the Smart LED indicator lights for the AC750 Extender. The wireless extenders also support the NETGEAR FastLane technology that uses both Wi-Fi bands simultaneously to establish one super-fast wireless connection ideal for HD video streaming and gaming.

Customers can use the free NETGEAR Wi-Fi Analytics app for Android (News - Alert) tablets and smartphones to optimize their home network with information about their network status, signal strength and channel interference.

NETGEAR is showcasing the Wi-Fi extenders at the 2014 International CES event in Las Vegas.

The AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender is available at an MSRP of $89.99 in the U.S. The AC1200 High Power Wi-Fi Range Extender is available at an MSRP of $129.99 in the U.S.

Edited by Cassandra Tucker

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