Netgear Introduces First Sub-$100 802.11ac WiFi Router

Netgear has announced the R6100 Dual-Band WiFi Router.  This will be Netgear’s 6th 802.11ac device and the industry’s first sub-$100 802.11ac WiFi router.  The Netgear R6100 Router is designed to be an affordable solution for upgrading your home or office WiFi network and offers up to three times the speed of current 802.11n devices. The R6100 is currently available in the US for $99.99.


The NETGEAR R6100 WiFi Router is an affordable solution for upgrading your WiFi home network to the latest and faster wireless networking standard, 802.11ac, which is up to three times faster than 802.11n and backward-compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n devices. The NETGEAR R6100 offers improved performance and whole-home wireless coverage by incorporating simultaneous dual band WiFi technology. The 2.4 GHz band supports legacy devices while the less interference-prone 5 GHz band is perfect for multiple HD media streaming and online gaming. Moreover, the R6100 works with the free NETGEAR genieĀ® app and software for easy installation and network management, ensuring you a hassle-free transition to 802.11ac.

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