Kuala Lumpur, 26 January, 2012 – Greenpacket, a leading developer of Next Generation mobile broadband and networking solutions, today launched its new product release of portable Wi-Fi router with the introduction of the WN Wi-Fi Network Extender. The WN makes it possible to extend connectivity of 4G and wireline broadband networks. It is portable and a convenient wireless solution, featuring a blend of USB and Ethernet port allowing users to plug in a WiMAX USB dongle or wired ADSL gateway to deliver a complete WiFi connectivity to multiple WiFi-enabled devices.
WN is targeted o fulfill multiple wireless networking needs through 4 convenient implementation scenarios; As a convenient portable travel router for on the move mobile professionals to easily create an instant hotspot anywhere and everywhere they go. This compact power house also features WiFi Wireless Distribution System (WDS) to link multiple WNs into a wireless mesh network to address the issue of “dead” and “deep” coverage zones. The WN is ideal for everyday home networking, enabling shared Wi-Fi for WiMAX USB dongles or broadband wireline gateways, be it indoor or outdoor device that does not have an embedded Wi-Fi built-in. It is also perfect for SOHOs or SMEs that needs to interconnect shared networking equipment like network printers or shared storage servers via LAN.
The WN is patent pending and is the first portable Wi-Fi router that supports hostless 4G wireless USB devices, which includes the current WiMAX technology and later LTE as well. It combines 802.11n wireless connectivity amplifying high-speed indoor experience, providing users with a high performance wireless network with speed up to 300Mbps, which is six times faster than a conventional 802.11g wireless network. This is the cheapest and most convenient way to extend wireless or wireline coverage for indoor, outdoor and on-the-go securely.
“At Greenpacket, we listen to our customers to determine what new features and technologies we should integrate into our products to address their consumer needs. Our existing clients are pleased with our high performance, award winning UH, but preferred if it supported Wi-Fi convenience. said Kelvin Lee, Senior General Manager of Greenpacket.“ That is why we came up with the WN, a cost effective router to extend the wireless capability of end-users’ existing wireless or wired equipment.
WN creates a value in emerging markets, requiring lower barrier of entry on device prices and flexibility of configuration making it ideal for markets which require simple networking needs and in coincidence, WiMAX has proven to be the technology of choice in emerging markets today, with over 580 deployments in over 150 countries. While in mature markets, convenience and robust performance is a key requirement, where WN can function as the ideal travel companion.
Lee added “The launch of WN Network Extender reaffirms the continuing commitment of Greenpacket to deliver the most advance solutions for consumers globally. With the WN, users will be absolutely delighted, not only with the performance of the wireless network, but also the connectivity quality achieved through the extended range delivered by WN.”
Greenpacket is the world’s third largest device manufacturer known for its innovative capabilities to produce world class products, capturing new and existing market segments. Greenpacket is established as a provider of choice for operators around the world.
Further to this, Greenpacket will be paneling on two sessions at the 2012 WiMAX Forum Buenos Aires Summit which is held from the 30th to the 31st of January at Buenos Aires, Argentina. During the summit, Greenpacket will be highlighting key insights on device and CPE strategies to deploy a WiMAX network, plus sharing deployment experiences together with Mr. Paul Choiseul, Group CTO of IBW in a case study session that explores JAPI’s WiMAX deployment strategies in El Salvador, Costa Rica and Guatemala. You will also be able to speak to Greenpacket’s experts on your device and CPE needs in deploying a successful WiMAX Network.