D-LINK Introduces two New High Gain Antennas
Fountain Valley, CA, July 8, 2004 — D-Link, the global leading provider of consumer network connectivity, today announced the expansion of its successful line of wireless antenna products with the 2.4GHz Omni-Directional (ANT24-0400) and 2.4GHz Directional (DWL-M60AT) antennas. The D-Link high gain antennas are used with select D-Link 802.11g and 802.11b products to instantly expand the range of a home or small business wireless network.
“The antennas are a great way to boost a wireless signal into the far corners of a network zone in the home or business,” said Daniel Kelley, director of marketing, D-Link Systems, Inc. “The range of the various antennas strengthen the signal in existing areas of coverage with a wide array of configurations, shapes and distances.”
According to the market research firm Synergy Research Group, D-Link is the number one provider of consumer connectivity worldwide including broadband, wired and wireless segments. In addition to the number one ranking from Synergy Research Group, D-Link has shipped more than 20 million Ethernet adapters in the last 3 years, most of which are used to connect broadband digital modems to deploy Internet connections for consumers, and are currently not being counted by most analytical firms for consumer connectivity due to D-Link’s significant dominance over the competitors in the market.
ANT24-0400 2.4GHz Omni-Directional Indoor Antenna:
The ANT24-0400 indoor antenna provides increased coverage for an existing 802.11b/g wireless network. The 4dBi omni-directional antenna, gives 360° of increased wireless signal range, improving image quality while reducing dead spots in wireless coverage. Connects to a variety of D-Link wireless PCI adapters, routers and access points as well as using a SMA connector or the included conversion adapter (RP-SMA to TNC) for other networking devices. The ANT24-0400 Omni-Directional Indoor Antenna also includes a sturdy stand for placement on flat surfaces and can be mounted on a wall.
DWL-M60AT 2.4GHz Directional Indoor Antenna:
The DWL-M60AT indoor antenna provides extended signal range for an 802.11b/g wireless device. The 6dBi directional antenna, giving you extended wireless signal range in a concentrated direction. This 6dBi antenna will also improve signal quality for extensive distances. Connects to a variety of D-Link Wireless PCI Adapters, Routers, and Access Points as well as using a SMA connector or the included conversion adapter (RP-SMA to TNC) for other networking devices. The DWL-M60AT Directional Indoor Antenna includes a sturdy stand for placement on flat surfaces and can be mounted on a wall using the included kit.
The ANT24-0400 2.4GHz Omni-Directional and DWL-M60AT 2.4GHz Directional antennas are available immediately through local retail outlets and D-Link’s online store. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price for the products are $29.99 and $39.99 respectively. For more information on D-Link’s complete line of high gain wireless antennas, please go to: http://www.dlink.com/products/antennas.asp
About D-Link Systems, Inc.
D-Link is the global leader in total products shipped for consumer networking connectivity according to reports published by the Synergy Research Group. D-Link is the worldwide leader and award winning designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking, broadband, digital electronics, voice and data communications solutions for the digital home, Small Office/Home Office (SOHO), Small to Medium Business (SMB), and Workgroup to Enterprise environments. With more than a million square feet of manufacturing capacity and millions of Ethernet adapters, hubs and switch ports, manufactured and shipped, D-Link is a dominant market participant and price/performance leader in the networking and communications market. D-Link U.S.A., Canadian, and Mexico headquarters are located at 17595 Mt. Herrmann Street, Fountain Valley, CA, 92708. Phone (800) 326-1688 or (714) 885-6000; FAX (866) 743-4905; Internet www.dlink.com.