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NETGEAR launches next generation wireless home networking solution

  • 20 May, 2004 11:46

<p>Sydney, Australia (May 20, 2004) – NETGEAR (Nasdaq: NTGR), a leading provider of easy-to-use, high-performance networking products, has launched its eagerly anticipated Wireless Media Router that allows users to back up, share and access their files wirelessly and remotely.</p>
<p>NETGEAR’s WGT634U 108 Mbps Wireless Firewall Router provides users with convenient access to their files wherever they go. By attaching an external USB drive or memory stick to the WGT634U, users can store all of their MP3s, photos, documents, videos and other PC or Internet files. All files on this storage device can then be accessed and shared by any wireless LAN notebook or desktop PC connected to the home network, or away from home by any web-connected PC – without having the home PC turned on.</p>
<p>Allowing users to store and stream large amounts of audio and video content, the WGT634U offers:</p>
<p>- 10 times the speed and four times the range of 802.11b when used with NETGEAR’s WG511T 108 Mbps Wireless PC Card or WG311T 108 Mbps Wireless PCI Adapter;
- Smart Wizard installation assistant for easy set-up;
- Support for both USB 1.1 and USB 2.0;
- Over 10 security and privacy features including double firewall (NAT + SPI);
- Multi-VPN tunnels (pass-through) for secure simultaneous Internet connections.</p>
<p>NETGEAR’s WGT634U 108 Mbps Wireless Firewall Router is available throughout Australia from NETGEAR’s value-added resellers at the RRP $349 inc. GST. This product comes with NETGEAR’s standard three-year warranty, with increased technical support also available with NETGEAR's advanced warranty.</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 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</p>
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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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