D-Link announces new mesh wireless systems at CES 20182018-01-08 08:52 by Daniela
Tags: D-Link, mesh, COVR-2202, COVR-C1203, CES 2018
The higher-end tri-band model, COVR-2202, provides wireless transmission speeds up to 2200Mbps. It comes with two routers amplified to cover up to 6,000 sq. ft. of space. The system supports both wired and wireless dedicated backhaul and is compatible with Amazon's Alexa. Setup is easy via D-Link app or a browser. It is expected to be available in Q2 2018 for $320.
The dual-band model, COVR-C1203, includes three pods to cover 5,000 sq. ft and provides wi-fi speeds up to 1200Mbps. It supports only Wired dedicated backhaul. COVR-C1203 offers home-friendly design with interchangeable color plates. It will retail for $250, arriving in Q1 2018.
Both systems support smart roaming to seamlessly hop from one access point to the next. It utilizes band steering to automatically connect to either 2.4GHz or 5GHz, whichever has a stronger signal.
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