Linksys, a maker of wireless-networking gear, has begun shipping its dual-band 802.11g and 802.11a routers and access points. The Dual-Band Wireless A+G Router costs $299, while the A+G Access Point costs $279. Both support wireless transfer rates of up to 54mbps. The company has already been shipping afor use in notebook PCs.
in a stock deal valued at $500 million. Linksys was one of the first companies to ship 802.11g-based products, which allowed it to for wireless networking gear, according to retailer sales tracker NPD Intelect.