London UK, 27th February 2008 – D-Link has today reduced the cost of its entry-level Wireless N Home Router, meaning Wireless N home networking is now available from a tier one vendor for under £60. Lowering the price-point for this latest Wi-Fi technology; the DIR-615 has been designed for users that demand higher performance networking and extended wireless range.
The DIR-615 Wireless N Home Router is an entry-level version of the award-winning DIR-635 and DIR-655 routers, the main difference being that it runs on reduced memory. By connecting the DIR-615 router to a cable or DSL modem, users will be able to share their high-speed Internet access with everyone on the network and create a secure wireless network to share photos, music, video, printers and digital media players from greater distances around their home. The integrated advanced parental control features also allow everyone in your family to have a fun yet safe time accessing online content.
Using draft 802.11n technology with multiple intelligent antennas, maximises the speed and range of wireless signals to significantly outperform 802.11g devices, enabling users to receive wireless signals in the farthest corners of the home, whilst eliminating dead spots. The DIR-615 offers a maximum wireless signal rate of 300Mbps, which enables bandwidth-hungry applications such as high-definition video streaming to run seamlessly. Not only does D-Link’s Wireless N technology extend wireless range, it is also compatible with existing 802.11g and 802.11b wireless devices.
D-Link products are known for their quick installation and ease of set up, and the DIR-615 Home Router is no exception. D-Link’s Click’n Connect software quickly configures the router to get the user up and running within minutes, so even first-time users will have no problems getting their home network installed. The DIR-615 also supports the latest wireless security features to help prevent unauthorised access, be it from over a wireless network or from the Internet. Support for WEP, WPA and WPA2 standards ensure that users will be able to use the best possible encryption while dual active firewalls (SPI and NAT) prevent potential attacks from across the Internet.
The DIR-615 is covered by D-Link’s exceptional 11-year warranty for all its Wireless N products, demonstrating the potential life of these products and the company’s commitment to this new wireless technology.
“D-Link is fully committed to Wireless N technology and the launch of the DIR-615 Wireless N Home Router demonstrates our efforts to bringing superior 802.11n wireless performance to home users at an affordable price,” said Andrew Mulholland, UK Marketing Manager D-Link. “Not only does the DIR-615 demonstrate great value for money, the provision of an unmatched 11-year warranty provides peace of mind that the product is sure to last.”
Price and AvailabilityThe DIR-615 is available now for a recommended retail price of £54.99.