Showing posts with label Linksys. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Linksys. Show all posts

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Linksys launches WiFi 6 Cloud Managed Access Point

Linksys introduced a new WiFi 6 Cloud Managed Access Point designed for retail stores, medical offices, small businesses, and commercial spaces.

Key features include:

  • Qualcomm Networking pro Platform 1200: Next-generation technology transforms business WiFi with its wire-like stability and blazing-fast performance.
  • Media-rich Captive Portal: Cloud hosted captive portal splash page and a built-in captive portal editor allows users to upload logos and graphics of any size, customized Terms of Service Agreement or even manage Wi-Fi access with an extra passcode at no additional cost.
  • Reduce costs: Use Cloud Management without recurring license fees and get access to dedicated professional technical support with no recurring fees.
  • TAA compliant: NDAA and GSA compliant for US government contracts.

“While many workers and companies embrace hybrid work solutions, offices and small businesses still need to ensure they have the latest in fast, reliable and secure WiFi connectivity,” said John Minasyan, Director of Product Management, Linksys. “At Linksys we recognize both sides of the hybrid work era, and in addition to our remote work solutions we are excited to also launch our newest WiFi 6 Dual-Band access point.”

https://www.linksys.com/us/p/p-lapax3600c

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Linksys Returns to Selling Cable Modems

Linksys has returned to the business of selling cable modems.

Specifically, Linksys is announcing 3 new cable modems and will be shipping two of them:

  • 8X4 Cable Modem – CM3008 --  Broadband plans under 100 Mpbs - $59.99
  • 16X4 Cable Modem – CM3016 – Broadband plans up to 250 Mbps – Available soon.
  • 24X8 Cable Modem – CM3024 – Broadband plans over 250 Mpbs - $129.99

The CM3008 8X4 and the CM3024 24X8 are DOCSIS 3.0 certified, include Intel Puma chipsets and are compatible with major cable service providers including Charter, Comcast Xfinity, Cox and Time Warner Cable.

“Consumers can save up to $120 a year if they purchase their own cable modem instead of paying monthly rental fees,” said Brian Nickell, cable modem product manager at Linksys.

http://www.linksys.com


  • In 2013, Belkin acquired Linksys from Cisco. Financial terms were not disclosed.
  • In 2003, Cisco acquired Linksys for approximately $500 million in Cisco stock
  • Linksys was founded in 1988 in Taiwan and later moved its HQ to California.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Linksys Releases 802.11ac Router with MU-MIMO

Linksys introduced its Max-Stream AC2600 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router (EA8500) -- the first MU-MIMO enabled 802.11ac router.  The new Linksys router leverages the 802.11ac Wave 2 MU-MIMO (Multi-User, Multiple-Input, Multiple Output) technology, which helps ensure uninterrupted Wi-Fi connectivity to all the devices in the home.  The company says the experience is as if multiple devices have their own dedicated router.

The Linksys EA8500 router incorporates Qualcomm MU | EFX MU-MIMO technology+, which helps to provide up to 3x faster speeds compared to current Wi-Fi. The combined 2.53 Gbps Wi-Fi speeds (up to 1733 Mbps for 5 GHz and 800 Mbps for 2.4 GHz‡) help minimize buffering and enable faster downloads. It features a 1.4 GHz dual-core CPU and four Gigabit ports. Users can attach devices to the USB 3.0 port and a combo USB 2.0/eSATA port for uninterrupted personal cloud content streaming or to share data across their network. The four removable external antennas are adjustable for maximum coverage, while beamforming technology concentrates the Wi-Fi signal to each device for stronger, better performance and increased mobile speed and range.

“MU-MIMO technology revolutionizes the wireless experience in the home,” said Mike Chen, vice president of product management, Linksys. “The average home has more than 8 devices connecting to the Internet, and they’re not used for just sending emails and tweets. We’re streaming movies and TV shows in high definition, we’re video chatting with our friends and family, and we’re playing video games against competitors around the globe, all on different devices and often at the same time. To have dedicated bandwidth for their devices simultaneously will enhance the users’ experience so they won’t see that buffering icon when streaming a movie or listening to choppy music or worse, playing games with lag. We are so confident in the experience that MU-MIMO provides that we will be expanding our product line in the future to include more MU-MIMO routers.”

http://www.linksys.com

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Linksys Ships New Line of Wi-Fi Range Extenders

Linksys introduce a new lineup of Wi-Fi Range Extenders for residential use. The new units are designed to extend b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi signals from any wireless router for up to 10,000 sq. ft. of coverage.  Linksys' Cross-Band technology enables the Wi-Fi signal to simultaneously receive data on one band and transmit on another, helping to overcome Wi-Fi deadzones in a home.

Linksys is also introducing an audio streaming capability for the Wi-Ri extenders, allowing the user to connect a stereo system or audio speakers to wirelessly stream music from a smart device or computer.

http://www.linksys.com