Tuesday, May 30, 2023

New WN Wi-Fi Network Extender Router from Green Packet

Green Packet(GP) introduced a new portable Wi-Fi router called WN Wi-Fi Network Extender last week. GP is one of the main shareholders in Packet One Networks(P1), a key WiMAX operator in Malaysia.

The WN Wi-Fi Network Extender 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 to 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.

“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.

Specifications of the WN Wi-Fi Network Extender(WN110T):

  • Compatible with any 4G Hostless device or broadband gateway through USB or Ethernet port
  • Wi-Fi – 802.11 b/g/N
  • Wireless Distribution System (WDS)
  • Chip level antenna diversity function enhances load balance and coverage
  • 2dBi antenna gain
  • Advanced Security with WPA/WPA2/WEP & more
  • High speed: up to 300 Mbps (11n)
  • Compact and Weighs 40 grams only
  • Power supply: 5V 2A DC in (micro-USB)
  • Low power consumption of 1 watt
  • USB & WAN Port
  • Ethernet/LAN Port
  • Zero Installation, Plug-and-Play
  • Surge Protection

WN is patent pending and is the first portable Wi-Fi router that supports hostless wireless USB devices, which includes the current WiMAX technology and later LTE as well.

Kugan is the co-founder of MalaysianWireless. He has been observing the mobile industry since 2003. Connect with him on Twitter: @scamboy

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