Buffalo Launches Powerline AirStation NFINITI Range

Extended coverage of wireless networks

London, UK - 10 April, 2012 - Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage and wireless networking solutions, is today announcing the launch of two products which allow users to expand their home network without running wires. The PL-05H Powerline adapter and WPL-05G300 Powerline, Router and Wireless Access Point create high speed internet connections anywhere in the home.

The PL-05H Powerline adapter allows users to easily establish a broadband network by simply plugging the adapter into an electrical outlet. By using next generation PLC 500Mbps chips, the Powerline adapter provides speeds up to 1.89 times faster than the previous 200Mbps products. The Buffalo Powerline adapter is powerful enough to transmit 3D movies to every room in a house and allows computers, laptops, game consoles as well as Internet TVs and hard drive recorders to be added to the network.

The WPL-05G300 Powerline, Router and Wireless Access Point, provides users with an all-in-one solution to extend the coverage of a wireless network, using an electricity grid at home. With the Wi-Fi roaming function, users can create a Wi-Fi environment for notebooks, tablets, and mobile devices, providing seamless roaming, allowing movement between first and second floor levels in a building without having to reset the connection.

"Buffalo has always been at the forefront of wireless technology, proven by the delivery of the first Draft G and Draft N wireless products to the market," says Paul Hudson, Sales Director for Northern Europe at Buffalo Technology. "The launch of the Powerline AirStation NFINITI range is demonstration of Buffalo's ongoing commitment to innovation, engineering excellence and enabling consumers to use current and future technology in the home."

About Buffalo Technology

Buffalo is a global manufacturer of innovative storage, multimedia, and wireless networking products for the home and small business. The company is recognised as the Number 1 total PC peripheral manufacturer in Japan, and was the worldwide consumer NAS market leader in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 (In-Stat).

The company's storage products are addressing the needs of the individual and the business, providing cost-effective network attached storage (NAS), portable and desktop hard drives, multimedia players, and Wireless LAN routers, which together offer a complete and integrated solution for the small office and digital home environment.

Buffalo's product portfolio includes its TeraStation™ NAS devices which are specifically designed to bring Enterprise Storage to the SMB. The LinkStation™ range of NAS products, takes multimedia NAS to the home, and enables you to create a central location to share information, store files, photos and music, and save all your digital content, simply and easily. The AirStation™ range of easy-to-use, high performance wireless networking products for the SMB/SoHo and home user, with industry-leading AOSS™ (AirStation One-Touch Secure System) technology, allows users to build and manage secure wireless networks at home or in the office at the push of a button.

Buffalo's strong international industry alliances with companies such as Intel, Broadcom™, Nintendo and Microsoft have allowed it to lead the industry in the development of the latest technologies into practical tools for the business and the home.

Headquartered in Japan, Buffalo Technology has offices in the UK, France, The Netherlands, USA and Taiwan. For more information please visit www.buffalo-technology.com.

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