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D-Link First to Receive Broadband Forum TR-069 Certification and to Ship CPE Router for Today's Connected Homes

D-Link's Wireless N750 Dual Band Router (DIR-835) Delivers Advanced Ease-of-Use and Management for Service Providers

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Link today announced it received Broadband Forum TR-069 certification for the D-Link® Wireless N750 Dual Band Router (DIR-835), providing advanced remote management capabilities to service providers and increased ease-of-use to customers. While D-Link has been shipping TR-069-enabled CPE routers to North American and European service provider customers for the past four years, the Wireless N750 Dual Band Router (DIR-835) is the first shipping CPE router with TR-069 certification, underscoring its commitment to continued innovation and to helping Internet service providers (ISPs) deliver an enhanced customer experience.

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"Service providers face many challenges as they work to deliver the optimal end user experience for today's homes," said Eli Gavra, senior vice president, Service Provider Business Unit, D-Link Systems, Inc. "The new Broadband Forum TR-069 certification augments D-Link's ongoing efforts to support new technologies and to deliver high performance products that are easier to use and manage for both our service provider partners and our customers." 

The TR-069 certification, also known as CPE WAN Management Protocol, was developed by the Broadband Forum to help establish a foundation of interoperability for continued innovation in connected home services. As the number of broadband subscribers, applications, devices, and services continues to grow, the Broadband Forum's efforts enable home, business and converged broadband services, encompassing customer, access and backbone networks. The certification testing is handled by the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent laboratory, under its Home Networking Consortium.

"This has been a notable commitment for all who have been involved in this initial wave of certification," said Robin Mersh, CEO of Broadband Forum. "We congratulate D-Link on their product's successful bid for BBF.069 certification and for their company's continued commitment to adherence to global standards."

The D-Link Wireless N750 Dual Band Router (DIR-835) offers a range of performance and network management features for service providers, including simultaneous dual band performance – 2.4GHz and 5GHz – for streaming HD videos and playing games while chatting and surfing the web with less interference. In addition, the DIR-835 offers fast multimedia streaming at speeds of up to 450Mbps as well as four Gigabit Ethernet ports for faster wired network. SharePort™ Plus Technology also allows users to share USB Printers and storage devices over the network.

For more information on D-Link's products, please visit D-Link's website.

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 www.dlink.com, or connect with D-Link on Facebook (www.facebook.com/dlink) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/dlink).

D-Link and the D-Link logo 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 © 2012. D-Link. All Rights Reserved. TR-069 Press

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