NETGEAR Unveils First-Ever Wi-Fi 7 Router, Setting New Benchmarks for Ultra-Fast Connectivity

NETGEAR announces its ground-breaking Nighthawk RS700 Router as the pioneer of Wi-Fi 7 technology, offering unparalleled speeds of up to 19Gbps. As contemporary homes grow increasingly connected with burgeoning demands for high-speed internet—think 4K/8K video, HD Zoom meetings, and immersive gaming—the limitations of current Wi-Fi technology are becoming evident. Wi-Fi 7 answers the call for faster, more reliable connectivity. NETGEAR’s RS700 Router, powered by Broadcom’s advanced BCM6726/3 Wi-Fi 7 SOC, makes unprecedented speed and performance a reality with up to 19Gbps.

The RS700 isn’t just fast; it’s versatile. It features a 10Gb internet port to match the fastest internet plans now and into the future. Additionally, it offers a 10Gb and four 1Gb LAN ports for wired connections. With NETGEAR Armor, powered by Bitdefender, users benefit from integrated security that extends to all devices connected to the network.

The RS700 boasts a sleek, streamlined design featuring high-performance antennas that provide 360-degree coverage for up to 200 connected devices. It’s expertly engineered to deliver maximum range, covering up to 325 square meters, and is optimised for all types of homes.

Technical Specifications:

  • Ultra-Wide Bandwidth: 320MHz channels and 4K QAM enable speeds up to 5Gbps for Wi-Fi 7-enabled devices.
  • Multi-Link Operation: Uses multiple Wi-Fi bands to enhance network reliability and speed.
  • Reduced Latency: Ideal for gaming and next-gen AR/VR experiences.
  • Expanded Capacity: Supports up to 200 connected devices.
  • Multi-Gig Support: 10GbE Internet Port is compatible with all service providers.


The NETGEAR Nighthawk RS700 is available for pre-order now on, and subsequently at other major retailers for MSRP of A$1,499.

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