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March 14, 2014 - Turning wired Internet connection into secure Wi-fi hotspot, NETGEAR Trek™ N300 can be used as router, range extender, access point, or bridge to keep users connected wherever they go while providing firewall protection. Palm-sized unit features fold-out external antenna for optimal Wi-Fi coverage. In addition to plugging directly into wall power socket, router can be powered through USB port of laptop/computer through micro USB cable.

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Original Press Release

NETGEAR Launches Trek, a Multipurpose Wi-Fi Travel Router

Press release date: March 6, 2014

~ A small router, good for trips, accessing public networks and extending your home networks ~

New Delhi, India -- NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR) (www.netgear.com), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, has announced the launch of NETGEAR Trek™ N300 Travel Router and Range Extender (PR2000) (www.netgear.com/pr2000), which enables instant access to any public Internet connection while providing security with firewall protection for public hotspots.

With Trek, you need not to pay multiple access fees for each device at hotels and cafes, just turn a wired Internet connection into a secure wi-fi hotspot. This compact, palm-sized device can be used as a router, range extender, access point or bridge to keep you connected wherever you trek. With a powerful fold-out external antenna, users can enjoy increased range whether they use Trek on-the-go or at home. Trek also boosts public wi-fi signal strength for improved connection reliability. Trek can be directly plugged into a wall power socket, or can be powered through USB port of the laptop/ computer through a micro USB cable.

"Trek offers a powerful value proposition by enabling easier connectivity for multiple devices. This is immensely convenient for a business traveller as it is palm-sized and can be easily carried. The increased range and boosting up wi-fi signals are added advantages that make this product invaluable,” said Subhodeep Bhattacharya, Regional Director, India & SAARC.

Salient features

• Multipurpose wi-fi device
- wi-fi router
- wi-fi access point
- Hotspot
- Range extender
• N300 wi-fi (802.11 b/g/n)
• Palm-size for easy portability
• Flip-out antenna for optimal wi-fi coverage
• Charge mobile phone via USB when wall-plugged
• Micro USB powered for better mobility
• Intelligence to detect between network modes
• READYSHARE® USB—wirelessly share & access USB storage

Availability
NETGEAR Trek™—N300 will be available soon this month in India with its authorized distributors.

About NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. For consumers, the company makes high performance, dependable and easy-to-use home networking, storage and digital media products to connect people with the Internet and their content and devices. For businesses, NETGEAR provides networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of big IT. The company also supplies top service providers with retail-proven, mobile broadband solutions for customers on the go. NETGEAR products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and Powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR products are sold in approximately 45,000 retail locations around the globe, and through approximately 39,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, California, USA, with offices in over 25 countries. NETGEAR is an ENERGY STAR® partner. More information is available at www.NETGEAR.com or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR at twitter.com/NETGEAR and www.facebook.com/NETGEAR.

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