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D-Link and TruConnect Partner to Offer Internet On-the-go for Mobile Users

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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Link and TruConnect today announced the availability of the EVDO Mobile Router (DWR-330), providing Internet on the Go to mobile users where conventional 802.11 wireless access is not available. The DWR-330 is currently available with TruConnect mobile broadband data plans for users looking for mobile connectivity and media streaming while travelling or working remotely.

The slim and compact DWR-330 is compatible with EVDO-based mobile service networks nationwide and enables users to enjoy content and media streaming anytime, anywhere. In addition, when configured to function in router mode, the DWR-330 uses a built-in Wi-Fi radio to share the EVDO connection wirelessly with smart phones, tablets or gaming devices. This allows users to share fast and reliable internet connectivity with colleagues or family.

"Working with TruConnect to bring the Mobile Router (DWR-330) to customers underscores D-Link's ongoing commitment to make mobile connectivity easy, reliable and more accessible," said Eli Gavra, senior vice president, service provider business unit, D-Link Systems, Inc. "The Mobile Router provides a wireless network for people travelling or working on-the-road to access and share content and stream media with the freedom of mobile broadband."

More about the DWR-330
The DWR-330 delivers a range of features for networking on the go:

  • Rechargeable Batteries – Built-in 1400mAh Li-ion rechargeable battery enables increased mobility and long battery life
  • EVDO Support – Allows users to take advantage of the CDMA EV-DO Rev A telecommunications standard for quick wireless data transmission; also backwards compatible with EV-DO Rev. 0, CDMA2000 IX and IS-95A/B
  • Built-in Firewall and Encryption – WEP 64-bit/128-bit, WPA-PSK Auto, WPA2 Auto, and built-in firewall
  • Flexible Coverage and Frequency Support – Operates on the 800/1900MHz mobile communication bands, ensuring complete coverage

"The D-Link Mobile Router (DWR-330) is an ideal solution for users who need mobile broadband to stay connected while on-the-go," said Todd Wallace, Chief Operating Officer of TruConnect.

Availability
The Mobile Router (DWR-330) is currently available at select retail stores with mobile broadband data plans. Customers can visit register.internet-go.com to activate data plans following purchase. Mobile broadband data plans for the DWR-330 start at $10 per month for 500MB of high speed data. TruConnect mobile services ride on Sprint's nationwide network, which covers 97 percent of the U.S.

About TruConnect
TruConnect Mobile LLC is a Los Angeles-based company that delivers low-cost mobile Internet service. The service is aimed at business professionals and the casual Internet user and includes no contracts, no tethering charges and no overage fees. TruConnect runs on the Sprint nationwide network, which covers 97 percent of the U.S. More information is available at www.truconnect.com.

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).

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