D-Link launches new EXO mesh-networking routers in India starting from Rs 4999

By Press Release | Published on 27 Feb 2020
D-Link launches new EXO mesh-networking routers in India starting from Rs 4999

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D-Link has announced the availability three new D-Link EXO routers in India starting from Rs.4,999/- onwards. The three models being launched are the DIR-1360, DIR-1960 and the DIR-2660. These EXO routers feature built-in McAfee protection, mesh networking support and even support Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

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Mumbai, 24th February 2020 – Need a Superfast Wi-Fi that provides network security? Then look no further - as D-Link brings to its powerful, intelligent home routers with built-in McAfee protection for every device on network. Following its global success D-Link now brings EXO series Smart Mesh Wi-Fi Routers equipped with McAfee protection to India. Available in three variants – DIR-1360, DIR-1960 and DIR-2660, it fits any home networking need, at any budget, and also features D-Link’s proprietary Wi-Fi Mesh technology.  

Excited about the introduction of feature rich EXO series router Mr. Tushar Sighat, Managing Director & CEO, D-Link (India) Ltd. said, “In today’s digital world our network is constantly at the risk of cyber-snoopers, who are trying to access our privacy & web security. At D-Link our product development team is well in-check of customer needs. D-Link EXO Smart Mesh Wi-Fi router enabled with McAfee protection is designed to connect you to a brave new world of Home Networking. Our customers can now finally unleash a truly seamless network at home that scales to their needs with total protection.”

Sharing his thoughts on go-to-market strategy Mr. Sanket Kulkarni, VP – Channel Sales (India & SAARC) at D-Link said, “Innovation, Durability & Affordability are key parameters for success of any product/ solution. D-Link EXO Smart Mesh Wi-Fi routers with its packed features hits all the right notes. In terms of customer engagement, we will work closely with our channel partners to reach-out to customers pan India. Further we will deploy various marketing communication channels & leverage on digital marketing platforms to amplify our reach.”       

D-Link Exo Routers:

  • DIR-1360 AC1300 Mesh-Enabled Smart Wi-Fi Router
  • DIR-1960 AC1900 Mesh-Enabled Smart Wi-Fi Router
  • DIR-2660 AC2600 Mesh-Enabled Smart Wi-Fi Router

With the built-in powerful McAfee protection into D-Link EXO Series routers, one can easily defend themselves at the network level way before threats come close. McAfee Secure Home Platform in D-Link EXO Routers protects all devices connected to the network, and emerging threats are identified and blocked even before it comes close. So when you are away from home you can deny any new devices from connecting to your network. Free installations of McAfee LiveSafeTM antivirus software for computers, tablets and smartphones is also provided.

Advanced parental controls feature in EXO Routers help to ensure the safety of kids so that parents can rest easy. One can easily manage home network's security and parental controls features from smartphone with D-Link Defend App. So, keep your kids safe online with age-based profiles and pause the internet when you need to. Further D-Link Wi-Fi app provides intuitive interface and step-by- step instructions, that makes setting up EXO a breeze. Best of all, voice integration with Amazon Alexa allows for effortless and hands-free network security management.

EXO routers feature D-Link’s proprietary Wi-Fi Mesh technology, which allows you to mix-and-match compatible routers and extenders to create your network and expand your coverage according to your home networking needs. Wi-Fi Mesh creates one network throughout your entire home, so as you move around, you’re automatically connected to the strongest and seamless network. You can also see your mesh network’s weak spots clearly in real time with the Dynamic Network Assistant. Auto Channeling allows mesh nodes to automatically select the channel with least interference, and Auto Optimization ensures that mesh nodes automatically find the shortest, fastest path to the mesh router. With the Auto Healing feature, Wi-Fi Mesh automatically establishes an alternative path to the mesh router when a mesh node malfunctions. Wi-Fi Mesh also features easy network setup with Automatic Wireless AP Configuration, as network settings are replicated on additional units once the first has been configured.

Exo Routers’ Additional Features

  • Integration with the Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa
  • Powerful 880 MHz dual-core processor
    • Handles intensive network activity so users can enjoy buffer-free video streaming, lag-free gaming and lightning-fast surfing
  • Speedtest® by Ookla®
    • Built-in function for testing the speed of internet connection
  • Auto Update
    • Automatically downloads and installs firmware updates to ensure the best protection and latest features
    • Configuration is backed up before each update to create a restore point in case the update process fails or is interrupted

D-Link EXO Routers come with 2-year subscription of McAfee™ LiveSafe for unlimited end point devices & 5 years of Secure Home Protection on router, providing antivirus, identity, and privacy protection for all your connected devices

Availability & pricing: D-Link EXO series Smart Mesh Wi-Fi Routers are priced at Rs.4999/- onwards with 3 years warranty and are available pan India.


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