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Netgear launches second generation Orbi Wi-Fi system for small to mid-sized homes

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Published : Sep 20, 2017, 6:58 pm IST
Updated : Sep 20, 2017, 6:58 pm IST

NETGEAR is expanding its Orbi Home Tri-band WiFi System with two new offerings designed specifically for smaller to mid-sized homes. 

The new Orbi Tri-band WiFi System includes an AC2200 router and wall-plug satellite designed to cover an area of up to 3,500 square feet.
 The new Orbi Tri-band WiFi System includes an AC2200 router and wall-plug satellite designed to cover an area of up to 3,500 square feet.

NETGEAR is expanding its Orbi Home Tri-band WiFi System with two new offerings designed specifically for smaller to mid-sized homes. 

The two new Orbi Tri-band WiFi Systems are:

  • RBK30: The new Orbi Tri-band WiFi System includes an AC2200 router and wall-plug satellite designed to cover an area of up to 3,500 square feet.
  • RBK40: This new Orbi Tri-band WiFi System includes the AC2200 router and matching satellite, which are designed to cover a property up to 4,000 square feet.

Technical Features of the New Orbi Home WiFi System:

  • Innovative Tri-Band WiFi system providing combined WiFi speeds up to AC2200 on the Orbi Router and Satellite creates a dedicated wireless connection between the Orbi router and the satellite or satellites, similar to a wired Ethernet connection
  • Simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz WiFi on the router and satellite for connecting to your home devices all under one WiFi name
  • Easy setup with a single and secure WiFi network; Orbi comes pre-paired and configured and works with your internet service provider (ISP) right out of the box
  • Advanced WiFi security with automated updates, WPS-protected setup, 64/128 bit WEP; WPA/WPA-2 PSK, WPA/WPA-2 Enterprise
  • Auto-updates of firmware available to ensure you have the latest security and software updates
  • Satellites extend WiFi signals and maintain one network name (SSID) for the entire network (2.4 GHz and 5GHz WiFi bands) throughout your home for seamless connectivity and roaming
  • Guest WiFi network—easily set up separate and secure Internet access for guests
  • 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports on the Orbi router and on the satellite (wall-plug satellite does not include Ethernet)
  • Support for advanced router features such as IPv6, dynamic DNS, port forwarding, parental controls, Virtual Private Network (VPN) termination and access point mode
  • Easy installation using the browser or Orbi Mobile App for iOS and Android

NETGEAR Orbi Home WiFi Systems will be available on e-commerce channels – Amazon.in starting the Diwali season.

  • RBK30 - One Orbi AC2200 router and one wall plug satellite – Rs 20000-22000
  • RBK40 - One Orbi AC2200 router and one matching satellite – Rs 24,000-26,000
  • RBK50 - The original Orbi AC3000 router with matching satellite – Rs 28,000 – 30,000

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