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Sprint’s First Router to Bring Sprint Spark to Business Customers: NETGEAR LTE Gateway 6100D

Are you looking for the perfect solution to back up primary Internet service or to replace primary Internet service in your office or at home?

Today, Sprint (NYSE:S) and NETGEAR® Inc. (NASDAQGM:NTGR) announced the Feb. 21 availability of the NETGEAR® LTE Gateway 6100D, a fixed wireless router designed to bring high data bandwidth and 24/7 connectivity to fit any business or consumer need. For the first time, Sprint and NETGEAR have combined LTE wireless broadband with 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Gigabit Ethernet to deliver easy-to-install wireless connectivity and reliable broadband in a single compact solution.

The NETGEAR LTE Gateway 6100D (LG6100D) is equipped with an embedded 3G/4G LTE modem to take full advantage of the Sprint Spark enhanced LTE network and is perfect for business customers. The new Sprint Spark network is poised to reinvent the modern workplace and enable mobile employees to be more efficient and productive than ever. Customers can expect to see:

  • Stronger in-building signals for more efficient work in office
  • Unprecedented data speeds for faster file transfer and enhanced streaming
  • Improved call quality, clarity and lag-free video chats
  • 50-60 Megabits per second (Mbps) peak speeds with increasing speed potential over time

The NETGEAR LTE Gateway 6100D will be available for $199.99 (excluding taxes) and can be purchased through www.sprint.com, Sprint retail stores, 1-800-SPRINT1 and Sprint Business Sales. Sprint wireless router plans start as low as $14.99 for 100MB of combined 3G/4G data while on the Sprint network. Customers can also choose from additional plans as large as 30GB of combined 3G/4G data for $109.99 excluding taxes and fees.

“At Sprint we’re always striving to provide new innovation to meet the growing needs of our business customers, and this product is a great example of that,” said David Owens, vice president-Product Development, Sprint. “The launch of devices like NETGEAR LTE Gateway 6100D, which can operate on three spectrum bands, is another milestone in the rollout of Sprint Spark. Customers will find that the enhanced technology of Sprint Spark and spectrum integration creates a more seamless network.”

“NETGEAR is committed to the needs of businesses and enterprises as they use LTE in their business to drive increased revenues and operational efficiencies,” said Michael Clegg, senior vice president of Service Provider Business at NETGEAR. “As businesses use 4G LTE to increase bandwidth and improve uptime for mission-critical applications, the reliability and speeds of networking devices are important to ensure enterprise-grade performance. The combination of NETGEAR’s industry-leading mobile broadband solutions with Sprint’s enhanced Spark network provides a compelling solution for Sprint’s enterprise, retail and small business customers.”

Beyond being Spark capable, the NETGEAR LTE Gateway 6100D also supports the next generation 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi, providing greatly improved reliability, coverage and speeds for Wi-Fi devices. The 6100D is a true business grade data solution and comes preloaded with many powerful enterprise features such as:

  • 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports to increase potential throughput and minimize data transfer time
  • Power over Ethernet enables flexible mounting locations
  • Automatic 3G/4G LTE failover to ensure “always-on” connectivity
  • Preconfigured WPA/WPA2, WEP and WPS provides secure Wi-Fi access
  • USB port for mass storage and printer support
  • TR-069 capable for remote management
  • High performance internal and external antennas to ensure optimal performance in fringe areas

Sprint Spark is currently available in the following markets: Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, Austin, Texas, San Antonio, Texas, Fort Worth, Texas, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Tampa, Fla., Kansas City, Mo., Philadelphia and Baltimore.

Visit Sprint.com/faster for more information about Sprint Spark, including videos and other useful information on how Sprint Spark brings to life a new wave of applications and innovations.

To learn more about the NETGEAR LTE Gateway 6100D, please visit www.netgear.com/service-providers/products/mobile/lte-gateways/LG6100D.aspx.

About Sprint

Sprint (NYSE: S) offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint served more than 55 million customers at the end of 2013 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. The American Customer Satisfaction Index rated Sprint as the most improved company in customer satisfaction, across all 47 industries, during the last five years. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DSJI) North America in 2011, 2012 and 2013. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.

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 their 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 50,000 retail locations around the globe and through approximately 39,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in more than 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.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 for NETGEAR, Inc.: This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Specifically, statements concerning NETGEAR's business and the expected performance characteristics, specifications, reliability, market acceptance, market growth, specific uses, user feedback and market position of NETGEAR's products and technology are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Safe Harbor. These statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, the following: the actual price, performance and ease of use of NETGEAR's products may not meet the price, performance and ease of use requirements of customers; product performance may be adversely affected by real world operating conditions; failure of products may under certain circumstances cause permanent loss of end user data; new viruses or Internet threats may develop that challenge the effectiveness of security features in NETGEAR's products; the ability of NETGEAR to market and sell its products and technology; the impact and pricing of competing products; and the introduction of alternative technological solutions. Further information on potential risk factors that could affect NETGEAR and its business are detailed in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. NETGEAR undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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