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EnGenius Now Shipping World’s First 2×2 Wi-Fi 6 Access Point for SMBs

Costa Mesa, Calif., March 28th, 2019 – EnGenius Technologies Inc., a multinational networking company, known for delivering future-proof networking solutions for small and medium businesses, today announced the industry’s first Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) 2×2 access point EWS357AP is now shipping. The long-awaited new access point encompasses next-generation cutting-edge wireless features with EnGenius’s decades-long reliability. The wait is over for industry professionals who want to overcome the wireless connected device demand on Wi-Fi networks. Forward-thinking SMBs can now order the EWS357AP and utilize some of the most sophisticated wireless technology in the world.


This revolutionary 2×2 11ax access point fulfills the Wi-Fi connectivity demands of small and midsize organizations by:

  • Matching the needs of the majority of today’s clients, which are 1×1 and 2×2
  • Enabling advancements within networks without demanding significant restructuring
  • Supporting existing and future device and application needs
  • Being backward-compatible with legacy Wi-Fi
  • Re-energizing the capacity and reach of the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies


Equipped with Qualcomm Technologies’ newest chipset, the EWS357AP features 11ax technology, which deepens and expands the capabilities of Wi-Fi as well as fortifies small and midsize business networks. The new 802.11ax technology (Wi-Fi 6) builds upon real-world deployment of 802.11ac. As the next-generation Wi-Fi, 11ax is no longer just about speeds but also about stronger, steadier, and more efficient wireless connections.



The First 2×2 Wi-Fi 6 (11ax) Access Point in the Industry

SMBs using the EWS357AP can take advantage of 11ax technology, which enables more efficient channel use, reduces latency between AP’s and client devices, and provides other groundbreaking features, such as:

  • OFDMA (orthogonal frequency division multiple access for more efficient channel use)   
  • Uplink and Downlink of MU-MIMO (ensures optimal signal and reception reliability)
  • BSS Coloring (tags packets with a “color” to differentiate between adjacent basic service sets and enables spatial reuse)
  • Target Wake-Time (a power-saving feature that allows for scheduled wake times)

A sleek, low-profile 2×2 access point, the EWS357AP is packed with enterprise-level management features, such as mass provisioning and monitoring of access points, so businesses can quickly and easily install future-proof devices into existing networks. Loaded with new advanced hardware components and support for powerful computing, the access point runs more efficiently and consumes less power, making it ideal for SMBs. They also can immediately deploy the EWS357AP into existing switch infrastructures without suffering a major blow to their budgets or resources.


“The utilization of 11AX is no longer limited to large enterprises. We are proud to be the first ones to bring the new Wi-Fi 6 technology in a 2×2 access point for small and medium businesses that want to enjoy enterprise-quality networking solutions,” said MC Leo, general manager at EnGenius Technologies. “The 2×2 EWS357AP access point brings the power of Wi-Fi 6 in reach of early adopters from the SMB space and is our response to meeting the ever-growing demands for building future-proof wireless networks.”


The new EWS357AP is now available for $189 MSRP. For more information about EnGenius Technologies’ 802.11ax products, visit


About EnGenius Technologies

EnGenius Technologies is an industry expert in wireless communications and radio frequency (RF) technology. The company has been around for nearly 20 years and is focused on delivering feature-rich, long-range, business-class solutions for voice and data that empower mobility.

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