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TP-Link® Expands Innovative Mesh Whole Home Wi-Fi System with Integrated IoT Hub, Exclusively at Staples Canada

TP-Link® Expands Innovative Mesh Whole Home Wi-Fi System with Integrated IoT Hub, Exclusively at Staples Canada. Connect over 100 wireless and smart home devices with TP-Link Mesh and IoT technology. Eliminate dead spots and buffering delays in homes of all sizes.

 

Richmond Hill, ON. – September 18, 2018 – TP-Link® Canada, a leading global provider of consumer and business networking products, today announced the availability and newest addition to the brand’s lineup of mesh solutions, the Deco® M9 Plus Tri-band Mesh Wi-Fi 2-Pack System, TP-Link’s Deco M9 Plus features AC2200 speeds and tri-band Wi-Fi with dedicated backhaul to deliver fast and reliable connections to more than 100 devices throughout your entire home while doubling as a smart home hub for your IoT devices like smart locks, smart doorbells, smart light switches and smart plugs.

“Canadians are increasingly more connected to activities like streaming Netflix, using voice assistants, video-chatting with friends and gaming online,” said Ivan Li, general manager of TP-Link Canada. “Families need Wi-Fi systems that can deliver reliable performance in every room of the home. Deco M9 Plus is a powerful solution designed to meet the Wi-Fi needs of the modern smart home.”

The Deco M9 Plus Mesh Wi-Fi System utilizes TP-Link Mesh technology to eliminate dead spots and buffering blackholes in homes of all shapes and sizes. It also provides stronger performance with its dynamic and dedicated 5GHz backhaul to support increasing network demand. From 4K video streaming or video chatting to gaming and web surfing, the Deco M9 Plus automatically identifies the strongest path and connection for every device to ensure uninterrupted Wi-Fi in every corner of your home, even in the backyard.

More than just a router, Deco M9 Plus also functions as a smart home hub enabling simple control of your favorite ZigBee, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled smart home devices through the easy-to-use Deco App. The built-in smart home hub functionality eliminates the need for additional smart hubs or hardware in the home. The system works with a variety of leading smart home brands and is also compatible with Amazon Alexa and IFTTT.

“Staples Canada is excited to be the exclusive retailer for the Deco M9 Plus,” said Mark Shanahan, vice president of merchandising for technology products. “Offering our customers and businesses a unique product that integrates different connectivity technologies – Zigbee, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi – is a solution not found anywhere else and it is what Staples continues to strive for.”

With advanced Wi-Fi security and HomeCareTM powered by Trend MicroTM*, Deco M9 Plus is one of the most secure tri-band Wi-Fi systems on the market. TP-Link HomeCareTM provides antivirus and malware protection by safeguarding every connected device on the network from external wireless threats and hackers even on devices that don’t offer built-in protection such as smart cameras, smart bulbs, smart light switches and gaming consoles. Malicious site blocking takes the extra step of preventing users from accessing malicious websites from within the network. The system operates on real-time updates via Trend MicroTM to ensure your network is always protected from new cyber threats.

The Deco M9 Plus Wi-Fi System 2-pack provides seamless, high-performance Wi-Fi for homes up to 4,500 sq. ft. and the mesh network can easily expand coverage with additional units. Setup and management of the Deco M9 Plus network is simple and intuitive via the Deco App. The ability to limit and monitor internet usage for the whole family is also available on the same Deco App and it only requires a single name and password making it easy to sign-on and maintain a reliable connection as you move throughout the home.

 

Deco M9 Plus Key Features at a Glance:

  • Standard 2-pack offers coverage up to 4,500 sq. ft.
  • Powerful AC2200 tri-band Wi-Fi
  • Three Wi-Fi bands with a dedicated backhaul to support 100-plus devices
  • Quad-core CPU with 4 GB eMMC Flash and 512 MB RAM
  • Wireless speeds up to 400 Mbps on 2.4 GHz, 867 Mbps on 5 GHz (1) and 867 Mbps on 5 GHz (2)**
  • 6 Wi-Fi antennas, 1 Bluetooth antenna and 1 ZigBee antenna inside each Deco Unit
  • 1 USB 2.0 port (reserved) and 2 Gigabit ports
  • Built-in smart home hub compatible with Bluetooth 4.2 and ZigBee HA 1.2
  • Advanced Wi-Fi security and HomeCare powered by Trend Micro*
  • Compatible with Amazon Alexa and IFTTT

 

Price & Availability

TP-Link Deco M9 Plus Mesh Wi-Fi 2-Pack System is available exclusively at Staples Canada for MSRP of $399.99 (CAD).

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Canada Media Contact:

communications.ca@tp-link.com

 

* The Trend MicroTM free-service period lasts three years. After three years, customers may continue to use the service by paying a monthly subscription fee. If customers choose not to pay for a monthly subscription, some features may no longer work or may only work in a limited capacity.

** Maximum wireless transmission rates are the physical rates derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 specifications. Range and coverage claims are based upon test results under normal usage conditions. Actual wireless transmission rate and wireless coverage are not guaranteed, and will vary as a result of 1) environmental factors, including building materials, physical objects and obstacles, 2) network conditions, including local interference, volume and density of traffic, product location, network complexity, and network overhead and 3) client limitations, including rated performance, location, connection quality, and client condition.