Thursday, May 21, 2015

LINKSYS Bolsters Networking Innovations at Distree 2015

Celebrates Selling 100 Million Routers

Dubai, United Arab Emirates. - Wednesday, May 20th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Linksys®, a leader in networking solutions for the home and small and medium business, showcased some its latest and most advanced networking products at Distree 2015 announcing the launch of first ever MU-MIMO router, Linksys EA8500, in the world. Launch of EA8500 came as a celebration of Linksys becoming the first router vendor in the world to have sold over 100 million routers since its inception in 1999.

Linksys EA8500 is the world’s first router with most advanced MU-MIMO technology which enables multiple users to connect to the access point radio at the same time as compared to the conventional system which facilitates only one user at one point of time. This enhances the overall Wi-Fi speed and experience for each user.

Mr. Amanulla Khan, Director-MEA of Belkin International belives that "Linksys as always leads the innovations in the home and SMB networking products. At Distree, we were pleased to showcase unique strengths and technological advancements of our latest products."

"We welcomed our retail and channel partners to join the celebrations of our achievements, especially of selling 100 Million Routers, in which they have played a crucial role," Khan added

Along with EA8500, Linksys also showcased their new range of routers, range extenders and accessories. These included WRT 1200AC, a dual-band smart Wi-Fi router and RE6500HG and RE6700, Dual-Band wireless range extenders.

The 11th Edition of Distree launched a new segment in the event, The Distree Diamond Awards which took place on the 2nd Day of the event, 13th May 2015. Linksys won the Home Networking Award while Belkin was awarded the Diamond award for the Mobile Accessories category.

Linksys continues to be at the leading edge of advancing the router and its capabilities and will continue to push the envelope to bring faster, more seamless and ubiquitous Wi-Fi in homes and offices around the world.


About Linksys

The Linksys brand has pioneered wireless connectivity since its inception in 1988 with its leading innovation and engineering strategies, and best-in-class technology, design, and customer service. Linksys enables a connected lifestyle for people at home, at work and on the move, and with its award-winning products, simplifies home control, entertainment, security and Internet access through innovative features and a growing application and partner ecosystem. Linksys is part of Belkin International. For more information, visit, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or watch us on YouTube.

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