San Francisco - Cisco has introduced and started shipping the
Linksys E4200 home-theater router.
Officially called the E4200 Maximum Performance Dual-Band
Wireless-N Router, the router is available now at retail for $179.
The E4200 is designed to work with most entertainment devices,
including Internet TVs, iPads, game consoles, e-readers and smartphones. The
router features six antennas, four gigabit ports and amplifiers to boost range.
Its maximum data rate is 300MBps in 802.11g mode and 450MBps in 802.11n mode.
The router can act as a UPnP media server and has a USB port for
adding external storage devices.