Western Digitalunveiled its My Net Wi-Fi Range Extender for wireless networks.
Following the introduction of its first line of wireless networking products, the company wants to provide expanded wireless network coverage to computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, media players, smart TVs and other Wi-Fi connected devices that suffer from a weak Wi-Fi signals.
Scott Vouri, general manager for WD’s connected life solutions group, said the My Net Wi-Fi Range Extender provides faster speeds at greater distances, enabling HD streaming to the outermost areas of the home.
My Net Wi-Fi Range Extender’s power comes from its 3×3 multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) antenna array design, versus the 2×2 design used by most competitive products. This design enables customers to significantly extend the Wi-Fi signal from their existing routers or gateways, letting them enjoy HD streaming movies, online gaming and video calls in remote areas of the home with the fastest wireless-N speeds possible. The range extender also features a Gigabit Ethernet port, providing a high-speed Internet connection for distant, wired-only entertainment devices.
My Net Wi-Fi Range Extender is available for $89.99.