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NetGear expands Orbi family with new dual band mesh system

NetGear has introduced the Orbi Dual Band Mesh WiFi System, which consists of one router and one or more satellites. 

The company says it’s best suited to cover a medium to large sized home from 3,000 square feet or higher to provide reliable WiFi for streaming and gaming. The new Orbi Mesh WiFi offering also features NetGear Armor cybersecurity to keep your home safe from online threats and Circle Smart Parental Controls to manage screen time.

David Henry, senior vice president of Connected Home Products for NetGear, says the Orbi Dual Band Mesh WiFi System delivers combined speeds up to 1.2Gbps for households with a large number of Internet-connected devices. The setup can be completed via the Orbi app from an iOS or Android device, which also enables management of the home WiFi.  

It works with either Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant enabling voice management of frequently used functions like enabling guest WiFi. Sorry, but there’s no Siri support.

The Orbi Dual Band Mesh WiFi System is available now. It costs $229.99 for on 1.2Gbps router and two satellites.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.