SAN JOSE, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 3, 2022–
NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTGR), the leading provider of award-winning connected products designed to simplify and improve people’s lives, today introduced a new router to its award-winning WiFi 6E line. Building on the success of the Nighthawk® RAXE500, winner of the CES 2021 Innovation Award, the Nighthawk RAXE300 Tri-Band 6E WiFi Router delivers speeds of up to 7.8 Gbps while taking advantage of new era of fast connectivity on the 6Ghz band, without interference or congestion.
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NETGEAR Expands WiFi 6E Leadership with the Nighthawk RAXE300 Tri-Band 6E WiFi Router. (Photo: Business Wire)
The pandemic has irreversibly accelerated the global WiFi addiction as work, learning and home video streaming continued to place unprecedented demands on home WiFi networks. The devices in these ultra-connected homes are constantly competing for bandwidth on crowded WiFi networks, underscoring the need for a clean new 6Ghz band. NETGEAR’s WiFi 6E offering helps alleviate these congestion issues by adding previously unavailable 6 GHz WiFi spectrum that can be used as an expressway to connect more devices with faster speeds and reliability.
Rely on WiFi 6E
Recipient of the CES 2022 Innovations Award, the Nighthawk RAXE300 Tri-Band WiFi Router delivers a combined WiFi speed of 7.8 Gbps 1 with the new 6 GHz band for customer WiFi 6E devices and bandwidth-intensive applications at a exceptional price. With eight Wi-Fi streams, this latest addition to the Nighthawk line of performance routers delivers Gigabit + Wi-Fi speeds in any home up to 2,500 square feet.
The router’s sleek design houses six pre-optimized antennas for unmatched WiFi signal strength, coverage and performance. It also has a 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet port which can be used to provide Gigabit + Internet connectivity by connecting to an Internet modem or to connect over the local network to a high bandwidth device such as network storage. share. There are also 5 additional Gigabit Ethernet ports for wired connections to other home devices and IoT hubs. The RAXE300 complements NETGEAR’s current WiFi 6E offering for sophisticated smart homes, which includes the RAXE500 and the recently announced Orbi Quad-Band Mesh WiFi 6E system (RBKE963), also a CES Innovation Award winner 2022.
“We are seeing customers upgrading their home broadband services to speeds above 1 Gbps and they don’t want those speeds to be obstructed by older WiFi 5 connections,” said David Henry, president and CEO connected home products and services, NETGEAR. . “Our Nighthawk WiFi 6E routers help these customers deliver Gigabit + speeds to their WiFi 6 devices and the latest WiFi 6E devices for the best possible performance. “
- WiFi 6E from the WiFi leader —Advanced, state-of-the-art WiFi 6E increases WiFi speed, capacity and bandwidth by up to 200% compared to WiFi 5.
- Exclusive NETGEAR engineering and 6 pre-optimized antennas – Achieve unparalleled signal strength, coverage and performance with NETGEAR’s proprietary Wi-Fi optimization and the six antennas hidden in the wings of the RAXE300.
- Designed for multi-Gig speeds —Use the 2.5G Ethernet port or 2 Gbps link aggregation for Internet connectivity to your modem, or connect your high-bandwidth devices to the LAN side.
- 8-stream tri-band speed and coverage —8 WiFi streams (two 6 GHz streams, four 5 GHz streams, and two 2.4 GHz streams).
- Award-winning NETGEAR services —Get robust and optimal hacker and virus protection for all devices on your home network with NETGEAR Armor, and easily manage content on your children’s devices with NETGEAR Smart Parental Controls, right in the Nighthawk® app.
The NETGEAR Orbi 5G WiFi 6 Mesh System (NBK752) is added to the list of winners at this year’s CES 2022 Innovation Awards, the industry’s first 5G tri-band mesh system. Already available to consumers, the Orbi NBK752 mesh system can be used for always-on broadband, either as a primary Internet connection or as a backup in the event of wired Internet service failure. Its flexibility is ideal for second or vacation homes, temporary construction sites or anywhere where wired Internet service is not required year round. Tri-band Wi-Fi provides a dedicated Wi-Fi connection between the router and the satellite to deliver non-stop speeds throughout the home, no matter how many devices are connected at the same time. And accessing a 5G network is easy because it works with most of the major mobile service providers, including T-Mobile and AT&T.
Pricing and availability
The Nighthawk® RAXE300 Tri-Band 6E WiFi Router will be available during the first quarter of 2022 from NETGEAR.com and other resellers for $ 399.99 MSRP.
NETGEAR Orbi 5G WiFi 6 Mesh System (NBK752) – 2-Pack, MSRP of $ 1,099.99 is available now at NETGEAR.com.
About NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR® (NASDAQ: NTGR) has pioneered advanced networking technologies for home, business and service providers around the world since 1996 and is the industry leader with a broad portfolio of award-winning products designed to simplify and improve people’s lives. By enabling people to collaborate and connect to a world of information and entertainment, NETGEAR is dedicated to delivering innovative and advanced connected solutions ranging from mobile and cloud-based services for enhanced control and security, to products Network Smart, Video over Ethernet for Pro AV apps, easy-to-use WiFi solutions, and powerful gaming routers to enhance online gaming. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California with offices located around the world. More information is available on the NETGEAR Investors page or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and the NETGEAR Blog at NETGEAR.com.
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