Linksys Launches 802.11g ADSL Gateway

London, United Kingdom – 3 March 2004 – Linksys®, a division of Cisco Systems, Inc., the leading global manufacturer of broadband, wireless, and networking hardware for home and SOHO (Small Office/Home Office) environments, today announced the arrival of the Linksys wireless ADSL 802.11g gateway, (model WAG54G).

This new product brings an all-in-one solution, ideal for multiple high-speed Internet connections in the home to serve all the members of the family. Similar to all Linksys products, the WAG54G is simple to install and to use… The WAG54G is an « all-in-one » solution, providing in one box:

  • An ADSL modem, which enables a permanent and quick Internet connection without monopolising a telephone line
  • A 4-port Ethernet 10/100 switch, to connect Ethernet devices for network gaming and to share files, printers and broadband Internet connection throughout the home
  • A Wireless G access point (802 .11G), to connect up to 32 devices on your network at a speed data rate of up to 54Mbit/s, without installing the slightest cable in your house. This access point is of course compatible with all 802.11b devices functioning at 11Mbit/s.
  • A powerful firewall, to help prevent intrusions, protect your data and your private life, by the encryption of wireless transmissions or by blocking access by key words, without limitation of access time.
  • VPN Interconnection, the WAG54G supports up to 5 VPN tunnels. By handling VPN intercommunications for IPSec, supporting PPTP and L2TP protocols, this product is ideal for interconnection of several sites quickly and securely.

The WAG54G is very easy to install. A configuration assistant guides the user step by step so they can configure their own personal network to suit their preferences and needs.

« This product has been especially designed for the home and small office, which is reflected both in its simplicity and its price » explains Robert Auci, International business development director for Linksys, before adding, « Its many features, particularly the support of 5 VPN tunnels simultaneoulsy, are proof of the care taken by Linksys’ R&D department to transparently integrate the most specialised and the best performing technologies into the home.»

Pricing and Availability:
The WAG54G ADSL Gateway is available at Dixons (PC World) or Comet or from, or or Insight or Simply at a Suggested Selling Price of £149.00 incl. VAT.

Be the first to comment on "Linksys Launches 802.11g ADSL Gateway"

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.