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Newest NETGEAR products combine to provide 10x faster wireless Internet access

  • 13 January, 2004 15:49

<p>Sydney, Australia (January 13, 2004) – NETGEAR (Nasdaq: NTGR), a leading provider of easy to use, high-performance networking products, has launched its latest wireless firewall router and wireless PC card that combine to offer high-speed mobility.</p>
<p>When used together, the NETGEAR WGT624 108 Mbps Wireless Firewall Router and WG511T 108 Mbps Wireless PC Card offer fast and secure access to the internet from notebook PCs. Increasing the speed and range at which networks can be wirelessly accessed, these products include:</p>
<p>- Super GTM Technology that delivers speeds of 108 Mbps - up to 10 times faster than 802.11b;
- Over 10 security and privacy features including a double firewall (NAT + SPI), Multi-VPN
(pass-through) support and next generation wireless encryption WPA (pre-shared key);
- New antennae technology that allows for the easy distribution of byte-hungry photos, MP3s
and digital movie streams at a superior range;
- Interoperability with existing 802.11b and 802.11g network;
- NETGEAR’s Smart Wizard technology that allows for simple set-up, quick Internet access, on-
line gaming, parental controls, simplified upgrades and network management.</p>
<p>The WGT624 (RRP A$299 inc. GST) and the WG511T (RRP A$189 inc. GST) are available through value-added resellers throughout Australia. They come with NETGEAR’s standard three-year warranty, and increased technical support is also available with NETGEAR’s advanced warranty.</p>
<p>For more information on these or any other products in the NETGEAR range, please visit: www.netgear.com.au</p>
<p>A high-resolution image of the WGT624 is available at:
http://www.netgear.com/launchkits/prod_hi/WGT624_hires.tif</p>
<p>A high-resolution image of the WG511T is available at:
http://www.netgear.com/launchkits/prod_hi/NEW_WG511_V3_hires.tif</p>
<p>About NETGEAR</p>
<p>NETGEAR (Nasdaq: NTGR) designs technologically advanced, branded networking products that address the specific needs of businesses and home users. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, NETGEAR’s suite of approximately 100 products enables users to share Internet access, peripherals, files, digital multimedia content and applications among multiple personal computers and other Internet-enabled devices. For more information, visit the company's website at www.netgear.com.au or call 02 8448 2072.</p>
<p>NETGEAR and the NETGEAR logo are registered trademarks of NETGEAR, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective holders. Information is subject to change without notice. All rights reserved
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This release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements relate to, among other things, the expected performance characteristics, specifications, market acceptance, market growth, specific uses and market position of NETGEAR, Inc. and its products and technology are forward-looking statements. Other forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as, “believe”, “expect”, “may”, “will”, “intend”, “estimate”, “continue”, or similar expressions. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to vary materially from those expressed in or indicated by the forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially include, without limitation, the price and performance requirements of our customers, demand for our products, potential delays in development or certification of our products and other risks detailed in our periodic reports and other documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We caution you not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which reflect an analysis only and speak only as of the date hereof. NETGEAR does not assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.</p>

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