NETGEAR provides 3Sweden with mobile routers

Telecom Lead Europe: Networking solutions
provider NETGEAR announced that 3Sweden, a mobile operator, has selected
the NETGEAR MBR1310 Mobile Broadband Router for deployment to customers on its
high speed 3G network in Sweden.


The NETGEAR MBR1310 offers broadband Internet access at
speeds up to 32 Mbps downstream by 4.6 Mbps upstream in the 3 network.

Furthermore, the NETGEAR MBR1310 provides connectivity
via a 4 port LAN, 2 USB ports and 802.11n WiFi up to 300 Mbps. It is also able
to provide a resilient service via a secondary Ethernet WAN port when needed.


“Mobile Broadband access continues to make rapid
strides worldwide while providing a clear alternative choice from wired
broadband access. Our latest Mobile Broadband Routers continue to play a key
role by making it easy to take advantage of enhanced services,”
said Michael Clegg, SVP and GM, Service Provider Business Unit.


The company said that 3Sweden can now grow its customer
base by delivering superior mobile broadband service to rural families and
eliminate the need for fixed broadband.


“After winning ‘Best 3G Data Network’
in Sweden from Mobil Magazine for the fifth year in a row,
we were quite confident we were ready to target the fixed broadband market. To
be able to provide our customers speeds up to 32 Mbps we needed a great
product. We found that in the NETGEAR MBR1310. NETGEAR is known for its
superior performance and our two brands combined create an attractive offer to
the end customer,” said Deputy CEO and Sales Director Nicholas
Hogberg at 3.


The operator offers a 24-month subscription at a cost of
249 Swedish Kroner (euro 28) per month. The subscription includes a
NETGEAR MBR1310 Mobile Broadband Router, which has an integrated mobile
broadband modem.


NETGEAR Universal Dual Band WiFi Range Extender available for
tablets and smartphones


Recently, NETGEAR announced that NETGEAR Universal Dual
Band WiFi Range Extender (WN2500RP) that extends dual band WiFi coverage for
home office or home network is available for sale.


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