D-Link AirPlus G is the First D-Link Router to Complete Intel Wireless Verification Program

Fountain Valley, CA, May 10, 2004 -D -Link, the global leader in the design and development of connectivity and communications technologies for the digital home and the small to medium business markets, today announced that they are improving the experience of setting up and operating wireless networks in homes and small offices using D -Link wireless routers and access point. The D -Link AirPlus G Router is the first D -Link product to be verified through the Intel Wireless Verification Program, which tests the compatibility of various access point devices and wireless service providers with common configurations of notebooks built on Intel® Centrino?

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"Working together with Intel on interoperability is one more step in D -Link's commitment to delivering an enjoyable networking experience for consumers," said AJ Wang, CTO and Sr. VP of Technology, D -Link. "We are pleased that our popular DI -524 D -Link Wireless Router has been verified with Intel Centrino mobile technology."

"By participating in the Intel Wireless Verification Program, D -Link has tested its devices with Intel Centrino mobile technology, helping to ensure interoperability and enhance the mobile user's experience," said Anand Chandrasekher, Intel vice president and co -general manager of the Intel Mobile Products Group. "D -Link's wireless routers and access points and Intel Centrino Mobile technology are a powerful combination toward broadening the user experience of wireless broadband."

The verified D -Link product is identified with a label reading "Verified with Intel Centrino Mobile Technology" on the packaging to help inform customers that the Intel and D -Link products have been tested to work together.

D -Link wireless access points and routers deliver seamless, trouble -free wireless broadband connectivity in home or small business environments using wireless LAN (802.11a,b and g) technology. The D -Link AirPlus G Wireless Router (DI -524) is an affordable, easy -to -use 802.11g wireless router that is compatible with all IEEE 802.11g/b wireless networks.

Since 2003, D -Link has worked with Intel on projects of wired and wireless products using Intel's IXP420 family of network processors featuring Intel® XScale? architecture, such as the D -Link Central Home Storage Drive (DSM -602/604H), the first UPnP -enabled central home storage drive for users in the digital home. D -Link has also worked with Intel are to test and determine the compatibility of several D -Link products including wireless networking and digital home devices. The "Verified with Intel Centrino Mobile Technology" designation for the D -Link AirPlus G Wireless Router comes on the heels of the recent Intel NMPR Product Validation for the D -Link MediaLounge Wireless Media Player.

About D -Link
Ranked by BusinessWeek as one of the top 100 Information technology companies, D -Link is the worldwide leader and award winning designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking, broadband, digital electronics, voice and data communications solutions for the digital home, Small Office/Home Office (SOHO), Small to Medium Business (SMB), and Workgroup to Enterprise environments. With $746 million in revenue for 2003 and millions of Ethernet adapters, hubs and switch ports, manufactured and shipped, D -Link is a dominant market participant and price/performance leader in the networking and communications market. D -Link U.S.A., Canada and Mexico headquarters are located at 17595 Mt. Herrmann, Fountain Valley, CA, 92708.
Phone (800) 326 -1688 or (714) 885 -6000; FAX (866) 743 -4610; Internet www.dlink.com.

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