D-Link® 802.11ac Dual Band Wireless Adapter Now Available

          D-Link® 802.11ac Dual Band Wireless Adapter Now Available

D-Link's Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter Provides Easy Upgrade for
Existing Notebooks or PCs to Faster 802.11ac Wi-Fi Performance

PR Newswire

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --D-Link today announced
the availability of its latest Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter
(DWA-182), enabling consumers to upgrade their existing laptops and desktop
computers with powerful wireless AC technology. Offering next-generation
wireless speeds and broader coverage, the Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB
Adapter is ideal for today's high-bandwidth gaming and HD streaming
applications, providing intelligent, versatile, interference-free bandwidth
that is perfect for any current wireless network and even better when combined
with an 802.11ac router.

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Delivering the next generation of Wi-Fi to your notebook or desktop computer
for today's demanding networking applications, the D-Link^® Wireless AC1200
Dual Band USB Adapter provides fast and reliable wireless speeds and reduced
Wi-Fi interference to maximize throughput for faster downloading, streaming,
gaming and VoIP calling. For added flexibility, this adapter is backwards
compatible with previous generation 802.11 a/g/n Wi-Fi standards, ensuring
current products and networks do not become obsolete. Simply plug the adapter
into an available USB port and wirelessly connect to a network to access a
secure, high-speed internet connection. In addition, it comes with a USB
cradle for optimal ease-of-use and flexible placement for best performance.

"Consumers want an easy-to-use wireless adapter that not only provides optimal
speed and coverage, but one that also supports future network performance,"
said Ken Loyd, director, consumer products, D-Link Systems, Inc. "The Wireless
AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter addresses these requirements and delivers
next-generation AC technology to existing laptops and desktop computers to
provide intelligent, versatile and superior interference-free bandwidth –
ideal for HD video streaming with no buffering or ultra fast downloads on the
cleaner, interference-free 5GHz band."

More Information on 802.11ac Technology

802.11ac is a new wireless networking standard that offers much faster data
speeds than the current 802.11n, at up to one gigabit per second, by sending
multiple simultaneous streams of data from access points to devices. Promising
easier set up, faster speeds and greater coverage, 802.11ac is ideal for
flawless HD video streaming, speedy downloading, faster gaming, and lag-free
Skype^™ and Facetime calls, all with less Wi-Fi interference for smooth,
superior performance.

More about the Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter

The Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter delivers a range of performance and
security features, including:

  oWireless AC Technology for Superior Wireless Performance – Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  oDual Band N Technology for use in 2.4GHz or 5GHz Networks
  oCompatible with Existing Wi-Fi Networks (a/g/n)
  oAccess Secure Networks using WPA™ or WPA2™
  oWi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) Push Button for Easy Connection to a Wireless
    Network
  oUSB Extension Cradle for Placement Flexibility

Availability and Pricing

The D-Link Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter (DWA-182) is now available at
Amazon.com and Newegg.com for the price of $69.99 and at retailers in late
November. More information about the Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter
(DWA-182) is available on D-Link's website.

About D-Link
D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for home, small business, mid- to
large-sized enterprise environments, and service providers. An award-winning
designer, developer, and manufacturer, D-Link implements and supports unified
network solutions that integrate capabilities in switching, wireless,
broadband, storage, IP Surveillance, and cloud-based network management.For
more information visit www.dlink.com, or connect with D-Link on Facebook
(www.facebook.com/dlink) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/dlink).

Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11n
specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and
environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, buildings
materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput
rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range.

D-Link and the D-Link logo t are trademarks or registered trademarks of D-Link
Corporation or its subsidiaries. All other third-party marks mentioned herein
may be trademarks of their respective owners. Copyright © 2012. D-Link. All
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SOURCE D-Link

Website: http://www.dlink.com
Contact: Denise Keddy, D-Link Systems, Inc., +1-714-885-6318,
denise.keddy@dlink.com; or Natalie Pridham, Walt & Company, +1-408-369-7200,
ext. 2976, npridham@walt.com
 
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