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Netgear Launches New Orbi Dual Band Mesh Wi-Fi System for $230

Monday October 14, 2019 8:49 am PDT by
Netgear today announced a new mesh router in the Orbi family of products, called the Orbi Dual Band Mesh Wi-Fi System. The new system consists of one router and one or more satellites, and is aimed at homes that measure up to 4,500 square feet (with two satellites). The router and satellites all feature the same design, measuring 4.1 inches on all sides and 2.7 inches tall. As with other...

Netgear's Orbi Mesh Wi-Fi Routers Now Available From Apple

Thursday August 1, 2019 10:18 am PDT by
Netgear's Orbi Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi Systems are now available for purchase from Apple retail stores as of July, joining the existing Linksys Velop routers that Apple has been offering ever since it discontinued its own AirPort line of router options. Apple is selling the RBK23 three pack Orbi Mesh System for $300 and the RBK50, the higher end model, in a two pack for $329.95. These...

New 'EasyMesh' Program Will Let You Extend Your Wi-Fi Mesh System No Matter the Brand

Monday May 14, 2018 6:55 am PDT by
Wi-Fi Alliance today announced a new certification program called "EasyMesh," which will allow users who own mesh network products to choose from devices across different brands, while still ensuring reliable Wi-Fi coverage (via PCWorld). This way, customers will no longer need to stay within a single-vendor ecosystem dictated by the brand of the hub router, and can branch out to add on access...

Netgear Debuts New 2-in-1 Orbi Modem Router System Starting at $300

Tuesday May 8, 2018 6:54 am PDT by
Netgear today announced the "Orbi Tri-Band Wi-Fi Cable Modem Router System," an all-new 2-in-1 device designed to replace an existing cable modem and router setup. The system covers up to 4,000 square feet, and sold-separately Orbi Satellites can expand coverage by an additional 2,000 square feet each. The new Orbi is compatible with all major cable internet service providers, and Netgear...