Cisco Launches Linksys E4200 Wireless Router For Indian Homes

Cisco today introduced in India, Linksys E4200, the latest and most advanced member of the Linksys E-series family offering network speeds of up to 450Mbps and a new innovative design. It’s ideal for home entertainment – delivering the power you need for HD video streaming and connects all network devices in the home including laptops, smartphones, iPads, internet enabled TVs, Blu-ray players and game consoles. E4200 is available in over 2000 stores across India, including in large format retailers like Reliance Digital, Croma, Staples, and Hypercity. Thanks to the SpeedBoost technology this superior performance is made available throughout the entire home. The Linksys E4200 is equipped with industry leading 3 x 3 antenna technology delivering up to 450Mbps on the 5GHz radio band, SpeedBoost amplifiers that are designed to provide additional range and MIMO technology that uses walls to amplify the signal.

The Linksys E4200 blends seamlessly into the living room next to the home entertainment system. As with all -E-series models the Linksys E4200 comes with Cisco Connect software enabling consumers to set-up their new device in three easy steps and simply manage their wireless network.

Today, the internet is not just a source of information but has evolved as a portal for entertainment. People want to be connected at all times via their iPads, internet enabled TV, Blu-ray players, game consoles and smartphones to stream, store and share vast amounts of media. With Linksys E4200, we are once again equipping our consumers with the latest innovative technologies from Cisco for setting up wireless-enabled homes." To further enhance the wireless entertainment experience, the Linksys E4200 is equipped with a USB port that allows consumers to connect USB devices like external hard drives directly to the router so they can be shared wirelessly. Consumers can then stream their favourite HD movies and music from the storage device to tablet PCs, laptops or connected TVs.

Product Details – Features:

  • Maximum performance up to 300 Mbps (2.4) and up to 450 Mbps (5.0 GHz)
  • Simultaneous Dual Band (2.4 and 5.0 GHz)
  • 4 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
  • 1 Gigabit Ethernet WAN port
  • 6 antennas for maximum range
  • Amplifier for maximum speed at extended range for greater in-home mobility
  • 3X3 MIMO spatial streaming configuration on the 5.0 Ghz band for ideal performance for streaming HD videos, gaming and voice calls
  • Prioritization of video and voice traffic over all other to deliver better performance for high demand traffic (QoS).
  • Advanced security: WPA and WPA2 and SPI Firewall

Cisco plans to support IPV6 in spring 2011 through a free firmware upgrade – USB port for easily adding storage devices that can then be accessed wirelessly, perfect for setting up your personal media server. – Integrated FTP and UPNP media server functionality The LAN portLED lights can also be disabled to allow for a calmer environment. – Connects to your DSL or Cable modem – – Cisco Connect Software: – Advanced security: WPA and WPA2 and SPI Firewall – Set-up in three easy steps – Broadband Speed Meter – Easily add new devices – Parental controls – Guest access – Optional advanced settings. – Regular automated update checks to the firmware / software – Works with both Windows and Mac computers Pricing and Availability:

The Linksys E4200 Maximum Performance Dual-Band Wireless-N Router is now available in India at an MOP of INR 9000 at leading electronic retail outlets in India. For more information about Linksys, please visit: www.linksysbycisco.com/APAC

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