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NETGEAR partners with Chilli to make it easy for consumers to share wireless broadband

  • 17 November, 2005 10:55

<p>NETGEAR (Nasdaq: NTGR), a leading provider of easy-to-use, high-performance networking products, has launched a new promotion with Internet service provider Chilli Internet Solutions to make it easy and more cost-effective for customers to share wireless broadband.</p>
<p>From now until February 2006, any customer that purchases a Chilli iBurst Desktop Modem and NETGEAR WGT624 Wireless Firewall Router will receive a free NETGEAR 108 Mbps Wireless PC Card (WG511T) or Wireless PCI Adapter (WG311T), enabling them to share their wireless broadband connection between rooms and offices. The offer is exclusive to Officeworks and provides customers with a saving of up to $99.</p>
<p>“Our partnership with Chilli enables people to quickly, easily and securely share their wireless broadband connection, unrestricted by telephone line availability or network cable reach,” said Ryan Parker, Director of Service Providers and Partnerships, NETGEAR. “Wireless broadband is a strong growth market in Australia, and this is one of many partner initiatives NETGEAR is undertaking to make this technology more accessible to local consumers.”</p>
<p>The Chilli iBurst service is available within metropolitan Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and the Gold Coast, offering speeds of up to 1Mb per second - inside, outside and on the move.</p>
<p>“By offering the wireless adapter for free with any Chilli iBurst desktop modem, Chilli and NETGEAR are giving Officeworks customers the chance to enjoy the benefits of these complementary technologies at an unbeatable price,” said Jeremy Tang, Marketing Manager, Chilli Internet Solutions.</p>
<p>The bonus wireless adaptor is redeemable via the Chilli website at For further information, please contact Chilli on 1300 655 554.</p>
<p>About NETGEAR
NETGEAR (Nasdaq: NTGR) designs technologically advanced, branded networking products that address the specific needs of businesses and home users. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, NETGEAR’s suite of approximately 100 products enables users to share Internet access, peripherals, files, digital multimedia content and applications among multiple personal computers and other Internet-enabled devices. For more information, visit the company's website at or call 02 8448 2072.</p>
<p>NETGEAR and the NETGEAR logo are registered trademarks of NETGEAR, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective holders. Information is subject to change without notice. All rights reserved.</p>
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<p>Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 for NETGEAR, Inc.: This release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements relate to, among other things, the expected performance characteristics, specifications, market acceptance, market growth, specific uses and market position of NETGEAR, Inc. and its products and technology are forward-looking statements. Other forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as, “believe”, “expect”, “may”, “will”, “intend”, “estimate”, “continue”, or similar expressions. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to vary materially from those expressed in or indicated by the forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially include, without limitation, the price and performance requirements of our customers, demand for our products, potential delays in development or certification of our products and other risks detailed in our periodic reports and other documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We caution you not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which reflect an analysis only and speak only as of the date hereof. NETGEAR does not assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.</p>

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