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TP-Link® Brings Affordable Mesh Technology into Canadian Homes

Adding to the popular Deco Mesh product line is a new AC1200 frontrunner that delivers seamless roaming WiFi and eliminates dead zones.

Richmond Hill, ON. – March 19, 2019 – 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 M4 AC1200 Whole-Home WiFi Mesh System. TP-Link’s Deco M4 delivers seamless AC1200 dual-band speeds to multiple wireless devices in your home while you move from room-to-room and floor-to-floor, removing buffering delays over an area of up to 5,500 square footage with a 3-pack system.

Left-to-right: Deco M5 AC1300 Mesh WiFi System (3-Pack) and Deco M4 AC1200 Mesh WiFi System (2-Pack).

“Slow WiFi and dropped connections while streaming are exasperating,” said Ivan Li, General Manager of TP-Link Canada. “The Deco M4 is an affordable solution that offers Canadians the latest in wireless technology. Seamless roaming Mesh WiFi allows users to walk around their home with their wireless devices while maintaining a reliable connection, eliminating the frequency of dropped connections or slow WiFi.”

Following up on the flagship Deco M5 solution launched last year, the Deco M4 offers consumers a more cost-effective solution for whole-home coverage. Standing tall in its form factor, the Deco M4 dynamically connects each wireless device to the fastest path. Its self-healing capabilities automatically connect devices to available powered units should one unexpectedly drop its connection, ensuring all wireless devices remain connected to WiFi anywhere in the home. Wired connections between units are also available with each unit having two auto-sensing Gigabit Ethernet ports. The Deco M4 also features quality of service (QoS) at the wireless device level, as well as robust parental controls.

 

Deco M4 Key Features at a Glance:

  • Standard 3-pack offers coverage up to 5,500 sq. ft**.
  • Wireless speeds of up to 1,167 Mbps – up to 300 Mbps on 2.4GHz, 867 Mbps on 5GHz Dual-Band
  • 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports on each unit; supports Ethernet back-haul
  • MU-MIMO, Beamforming, AP steering, IPv6 support, Access point mode
  • Self-healing and auto-path selection for fastest connections to wireless devices
  • QoS by wireless device
  • Deco onboarding and system management with speed test
  • Advanced profile-based parental controls
  • Compatible with Amazon Alexa and IFTTT

 

Price & Availability:

TP-Link Deco M4 Mesh WiFi comes in a 3-Pack or 2-Pack System.

  • 3-Pack System will be available in April 2019 for MSRP of $249.99 (CAD).
  • 2-Pack System is currently available at all retail and e-tail partners for MSRP of $169.99 (CAD).

       

About TP-Link

Founded in 1996, TP-Link is a global provider of reliable networking devices and accessories, involved in all aspects of everyday life. The company is consistently ranked by analyst firm IDC as the No. 1 provider of WLAN and broadband CPE devices*, supplying distribution to more than 120 countries and serving hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

With a proven heritage of stability, performance and value, TP-Link has curated a portfolio of products that meet the networking needs of all individuals. Now, as the connected lifestyle continues to evolve, the company is expanding today to exceed the demands of tomorrow.

Selected as the Canadian Reseller Choice Awards for Best Home and Consumer Router manufacturer in 2018 and ranked highest in customer satisfaction for wireless routers by J.D. Power in 2017 for signal strength, brand confidence and reputation, speed specifications and ease of use. TP-Link is committed to delivering innovative, affordable and reliable wireless networking and smart home products to homes around the world.

*According to IDC Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker Report, Q4 2017 Release

**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.

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