TP-Link brings WiFi 7 experience to PH; unveils WiFi 7-capable devices

Press Release

TP-Link, the global leader in networking solutions for more than a decade, is finally bringing the WiFi 7 experience to the Philippines! Through the announcement of its newest line of products, like routers optimized for WiFi 7 technology and Tapo smart home devices, TP-Link is set to bring in a new standard for high-speed and seamless connectivity in the country.

WiFi 7: Faster, smoother, revolutionary

WiFi 7 represents the next evolution in wireless networking, offering speeds that are 20% faster than previous generations. Newer technology and developments have also resulted in significantly reduced latency rates for ultra-responsive connections. With its advanced features and capabilities, Wi-Fi 7 routers ensure smoother streaming, faster downloads, and lag-free online gaming, enhancing every aspect of digital experiences.

“TP-Link is the first in the world to release its WiFi 7 products and we are thrilled to be the first to introduce the future of connectivity to the Philippines” said Ben Chen the Country Manager at TP-Link Philippines. “With Archer BE230 as the country’s first Dual-Band Wi-Fi 7 Router in the market, it represents TP-Link’s commitment to delivering cutting-edge solutions that empower our customers to stay connected in a rapidly evolving digital landscape.”

TP-Link will release WiFi 7 to the market and it is poised to bring a multitude of benefits to users, revolutionizing the way we experience wireless connectivity. In addition to blazing-fast speeds and reduced latency, features like Multi-Link Operation, 4096QAM, and Multiple Resource Units help optimize WiFi 7 so network efficiency is significantly better. This results in better allocation of resources, reduced interference, and overall smoother data transmission. It is also expected to offer better coverage compared to previous generations. Users can enjoy more reliable connections across larger areas, reducing dead zones and providing consistent performance throughout their homes or workplaces.

New security features and enhancements are also introduced, bolstering overall network protection. With stronger encryption standards and enhanced defenses against emerging threats, users can feel more secure and confident about the safety of their wireless activities.

With WiFi 7, we’re not only talking about faster downloads and smoother streaming but also unlocking a whole new world of tech advancements for every Filipino,” Chen added. “TP-Link’s Wi-Fi 7 is designed specifically for high-end users who demand the highest network performance. Whether it’s enhancing the online learning experience, supporting the growth of local businesses, or accelerating digital transformation, our products are key to realizing your digital dreams, offering unprecedented speed and efficiency.”

WiFi 7 at your fingertips with TP-Link’s Archer BE230

TP-Link has debuted the inaugural WIFI 7 router in the Philippines, the Archer BE230, boasting substantial enhancements in performance and user experience. Equipped with Multi-Link Operation (MLO) technology, Archer BE230 adeptly manages multiple links concurrently, thereby significantly bolstering network stability and speed. In settings such as homes and offices where network usage is intensive, the Archer BE230 effectively diminishes data transmission delays and interference.

Notably, transmission speed has surged by 49% * compared to its predecessor, promising users swifter response times and reduced waiting periods for activities like data downloads, video streaming, and large file transfers. This accelerated speed elevates the overall online experience, whether for home entertainment or professional settings. Moreover, the Archer BE230 router introduces Maximum Resource Utilization (MRU) technology, optimizing resource allocation and augmenting network efficiency.

Archer BE230 supports OpenVPN, PPTP, and L2TP Over IPsec, ensuring compatibility with major VPN providers. Its VPN Client functions seamlessly with TP-Link VPN servers and most third-party VPN servers, including Surfshark, NordVPN, Mullvad VPN, ProtonVPN, ExpressVPN, PrivateTunnel, OVPN.com, and PIA. Continuous updates will expand VPN router support to encompass more advanced VPN protocols. Notably, the TP-Link BE230 has tripled its VPN performance, ensuring expedited and secure VPN services for cross-border data transmission or safeguarding personal privacy. This enhancement is particularly beneficial for remote workers or individuals accessing restricted network resources.

Furthermore, the Archer BE230 router has substantially reduced network responsiveness delay by 3.3 times compared to previous models. Whether engaging in gaming, real-time video conferences, or latency-sensitive applications, the Archer BE230 delivers a smoother and more immediate interactive experience. This upgrade is especially advantageous for professional eSports players or remote workers requiring ultra-low latency, guaranteeing instantaneous responsiveness without network-induced slowdowns.

Utilizing Broadcom’s latest WIFI 7 solution, the Archer BE230 boasts a fourfold increase in USB read/write performance, enhancing speeds significantly. Whether transferring large files or conducting high-speed data backups, this feature significantly boosts work efficiency and user satisfaction. Combining these technological advancements, the TP-Link BE230 emerges not only as a high-performance router with comprehensive features but also as an advanced device capable of meeting the most rigorous demands, delivering the ultimate network experience. With this router, TP-Link reaffirms its leadership in network technology and its dedication to ongoing innovation.

Bringing WiFi 7 to the market with PLDT Home

For years, TP-Link has partnered with the Philippines’ leading digital service provider PLDT Home in delivering exceptional connectivity solutions to Filipino families. Through their strategic partnership, they introduced advanced WiFi Mesh Systems that provide uninterrupted, Fiber-fast internet across every corner of the home, eliminating WiFi dead spots and ensuring that families stay connected. From pioneering WiFi 5 to deploying WiFi 6 Mesh technologies, their collaboration has powered more than a hundred thousand homes, setting new standards for reliability and connectivity in the Philippines.

Today, the two leaders in Philippine innovation are excited to extend this legacy of innovation by introducing the first-ever BE230 Wi-Fi 7 router in the country. This next-generation router represents a significant leap forward, bringing unparalleled internet speeds and bandwidth capabilities that are perfectly aligned with the needs of modern digital households. Existing PLDT Home Fiber subscribers will have early access to this cutting-edge technology with a special retail price.

This partnership between PLDT Home and TP-Link continues to drive the evolution of internet technology in the Philippines, ensuring that PLDT Home’s customers always enjoy world-class connectivity that supports their increasingly digital lifestyles.

TP-Link also introduces new Tapo Smart Home line up

TP-Link also unveiled a new lineup of Tapo smart home products, designed to complement Wi-Fi 7 technology. These offerings include Tapo C425, a wire-free security camera, Tapo D230S1, 2K 5MP Tapo Smart Battery Video Doorbell, Tapo C720, 2K QHD Smart Floodlight Camera, Tapo T100, Smart Motion Sensor, just to name a few. New Tapo smart home products will be released in May 2024.

Elevate your connectivity with TP-Link

Experience Wi-Fi like never before with TP-Link’s and step into a future of unparalleled connectivity. TP-Link offers a range of innovative products, designed to maximize the power of WiFi 7 and redefine your digital experience:

WiFi 7 Products
Category Model SRP
Router Archer BE230 5,990

Available starting April 26 at TP-Link’s Shopee Official Store and selected retailers

Router Archer BE400 Available in Q3 2024
Mesh DECO BE25 (2-pack) 13,990

Available in June 2024
DECO BE25 (3-pack) 19,990

Available in June 2024
Range Extender RE235BE 4,990

Available in June 2024
Adapter Archer TBE400UH 3,190

Available in July 2024

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be at the forefront of this technological advancement. Upgrade your network today and embrace the future of wireless connectivity with TP-Link. Visit TP-Link Philippines’ Concept Store at SM North Edsa located on the 3/F of The Annex building, selected retail partners, and their official Shopee store to purchase Archer BE230 and start your Wi-Fi 7 journey today!

To stay updated on the latest developments and product launches, check out TP-Link’s social media (Facebook | Instagram | Tiktok) or visit the official website.