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Amped Wireless Adds BoostBand™ Technology to REA20 Wi-Fi Extender

Chino, CA – June 17th, 2014 – Amped Wireless, the leading manufacturer of high power, long-range wireless solutions for the home and office, today announced the availability of the new BoostBand™ Technology firmware update for their most powerful Wi-Fi Range Extender yet, the REA20. The REA20 is a High Power AC1200 Wi-Fi Range Extender that extends the range of an existing Wi-Fi network by up to 10,000 sq ft.Now with the help of Amped Wireless’ exclusive Boostband™ Technology, the REA20 is even more powerful. This new technology increases the overall speed and performance of the Range Extender by streamlining dual band network traffic between the extender and the router through a single Wi-Fi frequency band. When enabled, BoostBand™ Technology will route all data through the fastest frequency band, normally the 5GHz 802.11ac connection to the router to take advantage of the increased bandwidth associated with the new Wi-Fi standard. Utilizing a single frequency provides the REA20 with more computing power to devote to delivering data packets faster, resulting in faster downloads, media streaming, and data transfers. With BoostBand™ Technology enabled, users can still connect to the range extender using the 2.4GHz or 5.0GHz frequencies.

“These Range Extenders that we manufacture are designed to live in a home for many years,” explained Lacey Neddo, Brand/Marketing Manager of Amped Wireless. “Over the lifespan of these products, technologies change, the way we use the Internet changes and innovations are made. With Firmware updates, customers can continue to optimize their Amped Wireless hardware for the ever-changing Internet environment. While the REA20 was first releasted late in 2013, BoostBand Technology is a new innovation that we are able to share with existing Amped customers now and continue to improve their Wi-Fi experience.”

The REA20 has a retail price of $179.99 and is available for order from the Amped Wireless Store and at major brick and mortar retailers and online retailers. For more information and to place orders, visit the REA20 webpage.

BoostBand™ Technology Firmware Update,
available for download here.


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About Amped Wireless 

Amped Wireless’ mission is to develop the highest quality, long-range wireless products through experience, passion, innovation and advanced technology that exceed customers’ needs and expectations. Amped Wireless specializes in providing long range, wireless consumer and business communication products for the home and office. Amped Wireless has been recognized for its growth and innovation with numerous awards including being named the fastest-growing private company in the Computer Hardware industry and 16th fastest-growing company overall in the 2013 Inc. 500. Amped Wireless ranked 15th in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ in 2013, and its BTSA1 Long Range Bluetooth Speaker Adapter was chosen as a prestigious 2014 CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards Honoree. For more information on Amped Wireless, The Leader in High Power Wireless Solutions™, please visit

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