NETGEAR partnership with Telstra to provide all new Telstra Velocity

NETGEAR Australia today announced its partnership with Telstra to
provide all new Telstra Velocity estate customers across Australia with a
NETGEAR wireless gateway product. With the EVG2000,
NETGEAR’s latest Gigabit Ethernet, high speed router offering, Telstra Velocity
customers will be able to take advantage of increased network capacity to
stream high-definition video, download large files, distribute and play HD
digital movies, photos and MP3s.

“The family home
now connects multiple computers and devices to the internet and the upgrade to
the Telstra Velocity network means Velocity customers now have an increased bandwidth
into the home. Coupled with the new NETGEAR gateway, families can take
advantage of the increased capacity so members of the family can receive a
better internet experience in the home when they are all online at the same
time,” Craig Turner, Executive Director, Telstra Product Management said.

From December 1,
new eligible Telstra Velocity customers will receive a NETGEAR EVG2000 as part
of the installation kit supplied by Telstra. Existing customers will also be
able to purchase a NETGEAR EVG2000 for AU$249 by calling 1800 008 994.

“We
are excited to be part of the solution which delivers access to higher
broadband speeds to Australian consumers. NETGEAR’s EVG2000 is a purpose built
speed machine, enabling high performance media streaming and gaming. It
combines 802.11n Wi-Fi and Gigabit Ethernet, enabling both wireless and wired access
for notebooks, PCs, gaming consoles, smartphones, network attached storage
devices and media streamers alike.

“Plus
it is incredibly secure, providing the latest wireless and firewall security.
This is the perfect product to complement such a superior broadband service,”
said Ryan Parker, managing director, NETGEAR ANZ.

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