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Blazing speed combined with innovative design and Seliro’s software when HKBN launches new Wi-Fi 6 and mesh solution

by Patrick Kato

New Wi-Fi 6 gateway released

“We are proud to announce the release of Hong Kong Broadband’s new Wi-Fi 6 gateway where Seliro’s software plays an integral part”, says Kajsa Arvidsson, CEO, Seliro.

Read the press release in its entirety below.

HKBN Launches WiFi 6 Gateway, the New and Upgraded All-in-one Network Security Router

(Hong Kong, 29 April 2021) Answering the need for speed, coverage, and security – the requisite for modern-day home Wi-Fi – Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited (“HKBN”) today launched WiFi 6 Gateway, the next-gen upgrade of its popular all-in-one network security router Home Gateway. Blending blazing fast Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, wide Mesh Wi-Fi coverage, network security and parental control functions with cool new MARVEL and Disney Pixar-themed designs, WiFi 6 Gateway is available starting today for designated new 1Gbps/2Gbps home broadband subscribers with 6-month service fee and installation fee waivers, free HKBN Home App (30-month) and Smart Remote Control (Total value: HK$709) 1 , which allows hassle-free, single-app control of smart home products of different brands. Discounted offers are also available for existing HKBN customers to upgrade their current service plans to WiFi 6 Gateway. For details, please visit https://www.hkbn.net/personal/broadband/en/wifi6gateway.

Elinor Siu, Co-Owner and CEO – Residential Solutions of HKBN said, “Two years ago, we pioneered Hong Kong’s first all-in-one Home Gateway router that combines 2Gbps fibre broadband and home network security. Customers loved our ‘everything integrated’ solution and welcomed Home Gateway into their homes. As Wi-Fi 6 capable devices have become more widely available, we again leverage our industry-leading expertise to deliver a cutting[1]edge upgrade for customers, integrating ultra-fast home fibre broadband, home network security, professional installation and hassle-free technical support into a true one-stop Wi-Fi management solution for families in Hong Kong”.

Surf the net nearly 3x faster with Wi-Fi 6

The all-new WiFi 6 Gateway offers blazing fast Internet speeds, ensuring a smooth experience even when streaming, gaming, and drama-binging – all at the same time. With Wi-Fi 6 technology widely supported by the latest smartphones, tablets and PCs, WiFi 6 Gateway will enable customers to enjoy the ultimate in connectivity performance!

Hillson Cheung, President of Telecommunication Products of VTech Telecommunications Limited said, “We are excited to work with HKBN to co-develop WiFi 6 Gateway with advanced technologies like 160MHz bandwidth and 1024-QAM2 , delivering wireless speeds nearly 3 times of previous-gen Wi-Fi 53 . Matching HKBN’s high performance fibre network with our end point devices, we are delivering the full game-changing performance of Wi-Fi 6.”

Expanded coverage with Mesh Wi-Fi

Large homes, thick walls or complex interior layouts can cause Wi-Fi signals to drop out. Install HKBN Mesh Satellites to boost signals throughout the home4 and get smooth Internet for just HK$48/month.

Safer Internet with enterprise grade network protection

In addition to using the latest WPA3 security standard, Wi-Fi 6 Gateway comes with built-in enterprise-grade network security powered by global security solutions leader Trend Micro, protecting devices and personal data from cyber threats. Meanwhile, advanced parental control functions filter inappropriate content and limit online hours to promote healthier Internet habits for children.2 Matthew Chan, Business Director of Trend Micro Hong Kong and Macau said, “Home network security gains new importance as Internet devices are used for more than just lifestyle and leisure, but also for remote work. According to our threat report for January 2021, Hong Kong was among the top 5 most targeted regions in the world in terms of cyberattack, and Trend Micro blocked 62.6 billion threats last year, of which 91% were email-borne threats. We’re pleased to continue our partnership with HKBN to provide enterprise-grade cybersecurity protection to Hong Kong home users via WiFi 6 Gateway.”

One-stop home Wi-Fi Service

Delivering one-stop ease and convenience, every WiFi 6 Gateway subscription includes professional on-site installation and 24×7 technical support, covering remote diagnosis for troubleshooting of Wi-Fi issues. Customers can also manage their home Wi-Fi settings via HKBN myWiFi App. To download product shots of MARVEL and Disney Pixar-themed WiFi 6 Gateway, please click https://we.tl/t-dwaWVNFSSJ

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