D-Link to Support Wi-Fi 802.11ac

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — INTERNATIONAL CES — D-Link today announced its support of the next-generation Wi-Fi standard 802.11ac, to deliver gigabit wireless speeds, higher capacity and broader coverage to home networks. D-Link’s 802.11ac technology support underscores its ongoing commitment to provide the industry’s most comprehensive home network connectivity, allowing consumers to enjoy an unlimited range of high-bandwidth and wireless streaming applications – from streaming 1080p HD and 3D content to a phone, tablet or PC more quickly, to sending multiple streams of video to a TV, to broader coverage with fewer Wi-Fi dead spots throughout the home.

“The demand for faster mobile networks is growing exponentially as the number of devices connected to a Wi-Fi home network continues to increase,” said William Brown, associate vice president of product development, D-Link North America. “The new 802.11ac standard will allow consumers to get industry-leading bandwidth for high quality online content, allowing them to take full advantage of their entertainment systems and wireless devices. D-Link is excited to support this new standard in a range of products coming down the pipeline later this year.”

D-Link products supporting the new 802.11ac standard will be available in the later part of 2012.  For more information on the technology and supported products, visit www.dlink.com.

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