NETGEAR, Inc. ( NTGR Quick Quote NTGR - Free Report) has announced the launch of the Nighthawk AXE3000 Wi-Fi 6E USB 3.0 Adapter (A8000) to further boost Internet connectivity and improve Wi-Fi speed. The adapter is priced at $89.99 and will be available by end of September 2022 on the company’s website and other retailers.
The current launch is aimed at tapping the growing demand for Wi-Fi and Internet connectivity. Per a report from
Markets and Markets, the global Wi-Fi 6 market size is expected to grow from $11.5 billion in 2022 to $26.2 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 17.9%. The industry is expected to benefit from increased Wi-Fi users and increased proliferation of smart devices, added the report.
The new adapter automatically switches between 2.4GHz, 5GHz and 6GHz, providing speed up to 1.2Gbps, so that users can stream HD videos and play games. Apart from that, it also features WPA3 Security to ensure user safety and is compatible with older Wi-Fi routers.
The company continues to invest heavily in research and development to expand its product line. In April, the company launched the Insight Managed Wi-Fi 6 AX3000 Dual-band Multi-Gig Poe Access Point (WAX615) to provide better Internet connectivity to small and medium businesses.
Prior to that, the company launched the Nighthawk RAXE300 Tri-band Wi-Fi 6E Router, which can deliver speed up to 7.8Gbps, and boasts the new 6GHz band for customers’ latest Wi-Fi 6E devices.
The current product launch of Nighthawk AXE3000 bodes well with the previous launch of Insight Managed Wi-Fi 6 and Nighthawk RAXE300 to provide users with high-speed Internet.
NETGEAR offers innovative networking and Internet-connected products for seamless networking, broadband access and network connectivity.
For the third quarter, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for revenues stands at $247 million, down 14.9% year over year. Also, the consensus mark for earnings is pegged at 10 cents per share, down 80% year over year.
For the third quarter of 2022, NETGEAR anticipates net revenues of $240-$255 million. The company remains optimistic that SMB and the CHP service provider channel will gain momentum in the second half of 2022 due to the solid demand and improving supply.
However, the company’s performance is negatively impacted due to continued softness in retail and service provider businesses. Increasing material, production and transportation costs are added concerns.
NETGEAR currently carries a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell). Shares of the company have lost 31.7% compared with the
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