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  1. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2019: ARRIS Announces Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Mesh System With All 4x4 Design

    Arris moved strongly into the growing Wi-Fi 6 consumer market with the announcement of its SURFboard mAX Pro Wi-Fi 6 Mesh Wi-Fi System. The AX11000 class system will support maximum link rates of 1200 Mbps on its 2.4 GHz radio and 4800 Mbps on both 5 GHz radios. The second 5 GHz radio will...
  2. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2019: MediaTek Announces Wi-Fi 6 and AP+Bluetooth Combo Chip

    The unnamed Wi-Fi 6 chip, supporting 2x2 and 4x4 configurations, will be used in consumer and commercial devices such routers, gateways, APs and repeaters. Based on the 802.11ax draft specification, the new combo chip will support uplink and downlink OFDMA, 1024QAM, MU-MIMO, Target Wake Time...
  3. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2019: Netgear Announces SMB IPv6-Ready Switches, Mesh Satellite And More

    NETGEAR bundled its small-biz products into one press release, so here's the story. NETGEAR’s Smart Managed Pro S350 IPV6-ready series of switches will be available in five different models, each with 2 or 4 SFP ports. The new S350 lineup will be available in 8-, 24-, and 48-port GbE...
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    CES 2019: More NETGEAR News

    NETGEAR had more to share for CES 2019, including a 5G Hotspot, new Nighthawk DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem and higher security for Orbi. The Nighthawk 5G Mobile Hotspot (shown above) is the first announced standards-based millimeter wave mobile 5G device, available exclusively on the AT&T Mobile 5G...
  5. thiggins

    News CES 2019: NETGEAR Announces Wi-Fi 6 Orbi

    NETGEAR today announced it will be shipping a Wi-Fi 6 (draft 802.11ax) version of its top-0f-line Orbi RBK50 in the second half of this year. The company released relatively few details on the RBK152, only saying it will be Qualcomm-based, use a quad-core processor, support 12 streams and have...
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    CES 2019: ASUS announces RT-AX58U, an Intel-based 2x2 dual-band Wi-Fi 6 router

    In addition to the high-end RT-AX88U (dual-band 4x4, AX6000) and ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 (tri-band 4x4, AX11000) Asus announced today a mid-range Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) router, the RT-AX58U, based on Intel silicon. The AX3000 class router supports draft 802.11ax on both bands with 2x2 MIMO as well...
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    CES 2019: Linksys Adds Mesh To An Oldie and Subscription Security To Velop

    Linksys announced its first new products since it was bought by Foxconn last March. The MR8300 MAX STREAM AC2200 Tri-Band Mesh WiFi Router appears to be its EA8300 with new firmware that will form a mesh network with a single Velop Mesh node. It lists for $199.99 and will be shipping shortly...
  8. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2019: D-Link Announces New Smart Home Plugs and Sensor

    D-Link is adding three new items to its list of home automation products, including two new smartplugs (indoor and outdoor models) and a water sensor. The company is also updating their mydlink app with updated features to accommodate newer and more older products. First off, the...
  9. thiggins

    CES 2019: ASUS Announces Lyra Voice...One More Time

    ASUS' Lyra Voice mesh router /Alexa powered smart speaker combo announced at last year's CES, now has a price and ship date. The company announced today it will be available "in the coming weeks" for $219.99 MSRP. The hardware hasn't changed since last year's announcement and still is built...
  10. thiggins

    CES 2019: D-Link Adds Mesh To Exo Router Family

    D-Link has refreshed its Exo wireless router family and added mesh capability to the five routers and two extenders announced today. All the new Exo routers have Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN, 4 LAN), USB 3.0 port for storage sharing and support some management capabilities through Google...
  11. thiggins

    CES 2019: D-Link Unveils 5G Router

    D-Link has announced a router with built-in 5G radio. The DWR-2010 5G NR Enhanced Gateway features an embedded 5G NR (New Radio) NSA module and can operate on the sub-6 GHz or mmWave frequencies in 200 MHz (2 x 100 MHz) or 800 MHz (8 x 100 MHz) configurations. The new router is based on...