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Brume-W (GL-MV1000W) is live on Kickstarter!

Thank you, backers! We are glad to announce that our Kickstarter campaign has come to an end. You can now order Brume-W from our webstore! Please visit here to purchase. Wireless gateway devices are becoming an important part of our daily lives. IoT devices are being incorporated into our homes and business. A powerful gateway is usually heavy and massive, whereas a portable device is usually not as capable.

by Ruby Lo , July 10, 2020

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Firmware Version 2.x Support Will End On September 10, 2020

In order to create a better customer experience, we encourage all the users to upgrade to Firmware Version 3.x, including discontinued product users (GL-MT300N & GL-MT300A). We will continue to support Firmware version 2.x until 10th September, 2020. For Firmware version 2.x users, you can still access most of the services on our routers. However, you may encounter issues below: 1. You cannot install packages on the Admin Panel.

by Ruby Lo , June 10, 2020

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6 Essential Features You Need in Your Router as a Journalist or Reporter

Cybersecurity is a global discussion in this Digital Age, since we are all dependent on the Internet for data transmission even before the COVID-19 pandemic. This is particularly true for journalists, since information leakage can be a potential threat across the globe. According to the 2020 World Press Freedom Index, the future of journalism is affected by 5 crises including a geopolitical crisis, a technological crisis, a democratic crisis, a crisis of trust, and an economic crisis.

by Ruby Lo , June 5, 2020

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What are the Internet Options for Rural Areas? Cirrus could be the WiFi Solution

Internet access in rural areas is an ongoing problem, according to the Pew Research Center, about 24% of rural American think high-speed Internet is a major problem, whereas only 13% of urban users agree with the statement. It is indeed a huge problem for people that are working or staying home during the coronavirus outbreak. Luckily, we have a solution for you. You can now connect to the Internet in remote areas with our new ceiling wireless access point, Cirrus (GL-AP1300LTE).

by Ruby Lo , May 28, 2020

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Enterprise-Level Access Point: Every Hospital or Medical Center Should Have One

Institutions, such as hospitals or healthcare centers, often require enterprise-level equipment that is tough, durable and can stand up to the stress of a busy environment. Often times, equipment will have to last years, possibly even decades. Apart from reliability and security, a wireless access point is also essential for professionals to “access essential network resources” through multiple devices. Medical practitioners from all over the works are embracing digital technology to keep track of reports, documents, backup information, or just allow patience to video conference their families.

by Ruby Lo , May 22, 2020

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Nintendo Switch x VPN: Level-Up Your Gaming Experience

During the social distancing, people are being exposed to more unique ways to stay connected and have fun - the virtual world. Nintendo Switch’s latest release “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” is a huge success, with 11.77 million copies sold in just 12 days. Apart from the game, Nintendo had sold 55.77 million units of the console itself. Indeed, console gaming has become more and more accessible to users than ever before.

by Ruby Lo , May 15, 2020

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Stay Connected in the Countryside with Band 71

Staying connected in some rural areas is never easy. In fact, it can be downright tough and frustrating. Back in 2017, T-Mobile, a mobile telecommunication company, purchased Band 71, known as a long-range 600MHz spectrum, to expand its LTE network coverage. Because of this, you can freely escape from the urban cities and stay connected at the same time. All you need is a gadget that supports Band 71.

by Ruby Lo , May 13, 2020

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VPN 101: Save Money & Protect Privacy While Shopping Online

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a vital tool for providing encrypted and secured connection over the Internet. It can be extremely useful for enterprises, where employees can transfer sensitive information safely. Apart from businesses, VPN is becoming a popular feature on routers for home users. Investing in a VPN for home uses is equally important since the benefits of using it go far beyond security. Our routers support over 30 popular commercial OpenVPN and WireGuardVPN services, and it allows you to enjoy a private network anywhere.

by Ruby Lo , May 6, 2020

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GL.iNet Donates Medical Supplies to the U.S. to Fight Coronavirus

GL.iNet donated over 25,000 medical supplies Since the number of confirmed coronavirus cases are increasing, GL.iNet is stepping up to help in the fight against COVID-19. Teaming up with a local group in the US, Tri-Valley Asian Association (TVAA), GL.iNet donated over 25,000 personal protective equipments to the frontline health care professionals and first responders. “As an international organization, we should take action and help with the global community”, said Jianyi Zhao, founder and CEO of GL.

by Ruby Lo , April 29, 2020

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Work From Home: What Gadgets Do You Need?

The emerging trend of working from home is becoming a common practice in today’s work environment, even before the recent coronavirus pandemic. We need to stay safe physically, but also need to keep your private and corporate information safe even when you work remotely. So how to work effectively at home? It is vital to set up a productive environment. This includes a fast and stable network, the right technology, and also, most importantly, a safe workplace (both virtually and physically).

by Ruby Lo , April 27, 2020

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