NETGEAR And Global Wireless Technologies Collaborate To Strengthen Mobile Broadband Offerings With Breakthrough Technology

  NETGEAR And Global Wireless Technologies Collaborate To Strengthen Mobile
               Broadband Offerings With Breakthrough Technology

NETGEAR 4G LTE relay and small cell technologies address market challenges and

PR Newswire

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM:
NTGR) (, a global networking company that delivers innovative
products to consumers, businesses and service providers, announced today that
it has teamed up with Global Wireless Technologies (GWT)
(, a global organization specializing in relay and
small cell technology for 3G and 4G LTE. GWT will bolster NETGEAR's mobile
broadband capabilities with the addition of enhanced relay and small cell
technologies, enabling service providers to offer robust solutions to
customers that rely on mobile broadband for voice and data services. NETGEAR
will be showcasing its solutions for mobile operators in Hall 5, Stand 5102 of
the Mobile World Congress trade show taking place February 25-28 in Barcelona,

"Mobile broadband will continue to grow; 4G and LTE solutions —whether VoLTE,
cloud, or otherwise— are critical technologies for service providers and their
customers, and it will be vital to deliver highly integrated and
cost-effective solutions," said Richard Webb, wireless analyst at Infonetics
Research (

As the 4G LTE industry advances, so will the challenge of eliminating areas of
shallow coverage. Mobile relays provide a simplified solution to coverage
problems by using technology that boosts 3G/4G coverage and capacity. NETGEAR
and GWT's highly competitive design avoids noise degradation to macro networks
while increasing throughput and coverage. GWT's tiered approach provides home,
small business and enterprise markets with a uniquely scalable and elegant
relay solution than those currently available. NETGEAR's product platform with
GWT's disruptive relay technology will create easy-to-install, reliable
solutions with best-in-class performance that will improve mobile coverage for
service providers' customers.

"Service providers have a challenge and an opportunity to provide their
customers with better solutions that meet their usage needs. With NETGEAR and
GWT's collaborative efforts, service providers will be able to offer their
customers better, more reliable mobile broadband coverage and capacity than
ever before. We're excited to team up with GWT and look forward to the roll
out of enhanced solutions in 2013," said Robert Mackinnon, NETGEAR product
line manager for mobile broadband.

"We are pleased to be working with NETGEAR to develop products that
successfully address the technology challenges posed by the rapid migration to
4G LTE. NETGEAR's broad product portfolio, customer base, world class
development and logistics capabilities will enable accelerated market adoption
of GWT's disruptive relay technology," said David Gross, director of product
marketing for Global Wireless Technology. "The offerings that arise from GWT
and NETGEAR's combined endeavors will result in enhanced 4G LTE coverage."

More Information
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About Global Wireless Technologies
Since early 2000, Global Wireless Technologies ("GWT") has been an innovator
in the small cell market. Drawing upon its heritage as a designer and
developer of flexible, multi-standard/user platforms for the wireless base
station test industry, GWT is one of the only providers of production grade
CDMA (1xRTT , EV-DO Rev. A), UMTS/HSPA and LTE (Long Term Evolution)
solutions. GWT is headquartered in Morris Plains, New Jersey with satellite
offices in Denver, Colorado and Bangalore, India.. Its team is comprised of
hardware and software engineers with experience in PCB design/development,
software protocol stacks and ancillary systems. More information is available

About NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers
innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. For
consumers, the company makes high performance, dependable and easy to use home
networking, storage and digital media products to connect people with the
Internet and their content and devices. For businesses, NETGEAR provides
networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of
big IT. The company also supplies top service providers with retail proven,
whole home solutions for their customers. NETGEAR products are built on a
variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and Powerline, with
a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR products are sold in
approximately 25,000 retail locations around the globe, and through
approximately 40,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in
San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in over 25 countries. NETGEAR is an
ENERGY STAR® partner. More information is available at or by
calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR at and

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