SOURCE: D-Link Canada

October 16, 2013 10:58 ET

Is Your Wi-Fi Network Feeling the Pressure of Today's Connected Home?

Look to D-Link for Next Generation Wi-Fi and Feel the Difference

MISSISSAUGA, ON --(Marketwired - October 16, 2013) - Canadians are keeping up or maybe even surpassing the Joneses when it comes to staying connected. Smart TVs, multiple tablets, Wi-Fi cameras, smartphones, media players, game consoles… the list of connected devices in the home continues to grow. And with it, so does the burden on our wireless networks. If your home Wi-Fi network is feeling the effects of today's connected world, maybe it's time to feel the difference and upgrade to a next-generation Wireless AC network.

With the launch of its latest router, the DIR-868L Wireless AC1750 Dual Band Gigabit Router w/ AC SmartBeamTM technology, D-Link Canada, Canada's Leader in Home Networking, is pleased to announce the availability of the most comprehensive family of Wireless 802.11ac network devices.

Not only does the DIR-868L complete D-Link's current line of AC routers, it is also ranked #1 in AC1750 Wireless Speed by the well respected website SmallNetBuilder.

With its high-power Wi-Fi amplifier, cutting edge AC SmartBeam technology, and award winning throughput, the DIR-868L has more than enough power to easily tackle demanding activities such as online gaming and HD video streaming on multiple devices, all without breaking a sweat.

Designed to offer superior coverage, the DIR-868L boasts D-Link's AC SmartBeam technology, an advanced range boosting feature that searches for and locks onto your wireless devices, delivering a focused signal for outstanding coverage and an enhanced Wi-Fi experience.

With a lineup that spans from solutions for active online households looking for a fast, reliable, and future proof entry level value solution, to intense online households looking for the ultimate in wireless AC performance providing flawless HD video streaming to multiple devices and wall-to-wall coverage in large homes, D-Link has it all.

"Households have more connected devices than ever. This puts a lot of pressure on the home network. Compound this with the increase in HD video streaming and other bandwidth intensive online activities, and the typical home network really starts to stall or lag" said Lou Reda, President of D-Link Canada. "Our family of Wireless AC products were developed specifically to address this kind of demand and offer a solution for faster, more reliable network coverage throughout the entire home".

D-Link also offers an equally comprehensive family of 11AC Adapters, created to deliver next generation Wi-Fi performance to your laptops, notebooks, and other connected devices, maximizing your home network's performance and helping you avoid speed bottle-necks, ensuring your network is running at its full potential.

The D-Link Advantage

  • With a full line of AC routers from AC750 to AC1750, D-Link gives you the freedom to choose the right router for your household
  • D-Link AC Routers combine advanced antenna technology with high-powered amplifiers to provide superior Wi-Fi coverage throughout your home and into your backyard
  • All D-Link AC Routers are backwards compatible with older wireless technology
  • mydlink capability allows you to monitor and manage your network from anywhere with the free iOS or Android app

The D-Link AC Family

DIR-868L - Wireless AC1750 Dual Band Gigabit Router w/ AC SmartBeam
Ultimate performance for flawless HD video streaming to multiple devices and wall-to-wall coverage in large homes

  • Wireless speeds Up to 450Mbps (2.4GHz) + 1300Mbps (5GHz)
  • AC SmartBeam - Provides stronger, clearer and faster Wi-Fi by locating and focusing bandwidth to your devices
  • 4 Gigabit Ports for blazing fast wired connections
  • USB 3.0 Port with mydlink SharePortTM
  • Backward Compatible with existing Wi-Fi devices
     Street Price: $169.99

DIR-850L - Wireless AC1200 Dual Band Gigabit Router
Premium performance for intense home networking demands

  • Speeds up to 300Mbps (2.4GHz) + 867Mbps (5GHz)
  • 4 Gigabit Ports for blazing fast wired connections
  • USB Port with mydlink SharePortTM
  • Backward Compatible with existing Wi-Fi devices
     Street Price: $99.99

DIR-820L - Wireless AC1000 Dual Band Router
Advanced performance for demanding home networking needs

  • Speeds up to 300Mbps (2.4GHz) + 650Mbps (5GHz)
  • 4 Fast Ethernet ports for fast wired connections
  • USB Port with mydlink SharePortTM
  • Backward Compatible with existing Wi-Fi devices
     Street Price: $89.99

DIR-810L - Wireless AC750 Dual Band Router
Wireless AC performance for everyday activities

  • Speeds up to 300Mbps (2.4GHz) + 433Mbps (5GHz)
  • 4 Fast Ethernet ports for fast wired connections
  • Backward Compatible with existing Wi-Fi devices
     Street Price: $59.99

DWA-182 | Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter
Easily upgrade your desktop or laptop to Wireless AC1200

  • Up to 300Mbps (2.4GHz) or 867Mbps (5GHz) wireless speeds
  • Compatible with existing Wi-Fi routers and range extenders
  • WPS Push Button for easy connection to your wireless network
     Street Price: $59.99

DWA-180 | Wireless AC1000 Dual Band USB Adapter
Easily upgrade your desktop or laptop to Wireless AC1000

  • Up to 300Mbps (2.4GHz) or 650Mbps (5GHz) wireless speeds
  • Compatible with existing Wi-Fi routers and range extenders
  • WPS Push Button for easy connection to your wireless network
     Street Price: $54.99

DWA-171 | Wireless AC Dual Band USB Adapter
Upgrade your desktop or laptop to Wireless AC

  • Up to 150Mbps (2.4GHz) or 433Mbps (5GHz) wireless speeds
  • Compatible with existing Wi-Fi routers and range extenders
  • Ultra compact design
  • WPS Push Button for easy connection to your wireless network
     Street Price: $44.99

D-Link AC Routers and USB Adapters are available at all major electronics retailers across Canada.

D-Link, the D-Link logo, mydlink, and SharePort are trademarks or registered trademarks of D-Link Corporation or its subsidiaries. All other third-party marks mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. Copyright © 2013. D-Link. All Rights Reserved.

About D-Link

D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for home, small business, mid- to large-sized enterprise environments, and service providers. An award-winning designer, developer, and manufacturer, D-Link implements and supports unified network solutions that integrate capabilities in switching, wireless, broadband, storage, IP Surveillance, and cloud-based network management. For more information visit http://www.dlink.com/ca/en/ or connect with D-Link Canada on Facebook (www.facebook.com/DLinkCAN).

Contact Information

  • For more information or to request a review unit, please contact:
    Pete Marino
    D-Link Canada
    pete.marino@dlink.com
    905-285-4048