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D-Link’s Latest Offerings Help Cable Operators Extend Internet Connectivity Using a Home’s Existing Cable Wiring for Wall-to-Wall Coverage

October 17, 2012

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — (SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2012, Booth #2512) – D-Link, the cost-effective standards-based unified networking solutions provider for consumers, small and medium-sized businesses, and service providers, introduced today at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2012 the new D-Link(®) WECB Wireless MoCA bridge and D-Link(®) ECB MoCA bridge for cable operators. Designed to provide wall-to-wall connectivity throughout a home, these new bridges join D-Link’s MoCA product family, utilizing unused bandwidth on a home’s existing coaxial wiring to deliver fast, reliable internet speed where it’s needed most – for HD streaming and online gaming to streaming multimedia to wireless devices, such as smartphones and tablets.

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Using a home’s existing coaxial cable, the easy-to-setup Wireless MoCA bridge and MoCA bridge add Ethernet connection and strong wireless connection to any room – even to those hard-to-reach spots, such as home or small offices where concrete walls, successive floors in multi-storied buildings, or other architectural impediments could inhibit a wireless signal. Equipped with a built-in wireless access point, the WECB MoCA Bridge also allows users to wiresslessly stream photos, video and files directly to their connected devices, including laptops, smartphones and tablets. In addition, both the WECB Wireless MoCA bridge and ECB MoCA bridge use separate frequencies to tramsit data and will not interrupt TV transmission.

“Comitted to providing cable operators with industry-leading home networking equipment, D-Link’s latest offerings are designed to meet the growing demand for a strong and reliable Internet network at every spot within the home,” said Eli Gavra, senior vice president, Service Provider Business Unit, D-Link Systems, Inc. “By using a home’s existing cable wiring, D-Link’s new Wireless MoCA bridge and MoCA bridge offer wired and wireless Internet access in rooms where a single gateway router cannot reach – allowing customers to seamlessly stream HD videos, photos and more to the furthest corners of a home.”

D-Link will be showcasing the D-Link Wireless MoCA bridge (WECB) and MoCA bridge (ECB) along with a suite of other products for cable operators, including Cloud Cameras, Cloud Routers, access points, storage solutions and streaming media devices, at D-Link’s booth (#2512) at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2012 from Oct. 17-19.

Availability

The Wireless MoCA bridge (WECB) and MoCA bridge (ECB) will be available in Q1 2013 through select service providers, and will be on display at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2012 in Orlando Oct. 17-19 (booth #2512).

About D-Link

D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for home, small business, mid-to large-sized enterprise environments, and service providers. An award-winning designer, developer, and manufacturer,

D-Link implements and supports unified network solutions that integrate capabilities in switching, wireless, broadband, storage, IP Surveillance, and cloud-based network management. For more information visit www.dlink.com or connect with D-Link on Facebook (www.facebook.com/dlink) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/dlink).

D-Link and the D-Link logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of D-Link Corporation or its subsidiaries. All other third-party marks mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. Copyright © 2012 D-Link. All Rights Reserved.

Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11n specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, buildings materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range.

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