Published on January 8th, 2019 | by Admin

Belkin International Returns To CES For First Time Since Merger With Foxconn Interconnect Technology

Belkin and Linksys Present Latest For the Connected Things and Connected Home 

Las Vegas, NV – Jan. 7, 2019 – Belkin International brands – Belkin, Linksys, Wemo and Phyn – for the first time since merging with Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT), today announces its 2019 portfolio of connected things (Belkin) and connected home (Linksys) products at CES 2019. New connected things products include audio, USB-C, mobile power, and new cables and new connected home products include enhanced WiFi security features.

Connected Things



  • ROCKSTAR™ Headphones with Lightning Connector
    • Engineered to enhance durability – prevents cable strain, breaking and straining; MFi certified
    • Designed for comfort and quality performance, silicon ear tips provide enhanced fit and seal for noise isolation; sweat and water resistant
    • Australian availability and pricing to be confirmed
    • ROCKSTAR Headphones with USB-C Connector coming later this year

Charging Cables

  • BOOST↑CHARGE™ USB-A to Lightning, USB-A to USB-C, USB-C to Lightning Cables made with DuraTek™
    • Re-engineered design to maximize cable durability and strength; newly included leather strap to organize cable and prevent tangles
    • Available in 4ft, 6ft and 10ft lengths offers the perfect cable length for any use case
    • New speckled design available in black and white
    • Australian availability and pricing to be confirmed

Fast-Charging Chargers and Power Bank

  • BOOST↑CHARGE™ USB-C Car Charger + Cable and USB-C Home Charger + Cable
    • QuickCharge 4+ technology enables faster charging up to 50% in 15 minutes
    • Compatible with all QuickCharge and Power Delivery devices up to 27W; 4ft. USB-C cable included
    • Australian availability and pricing to be confirmed
  • BOOST↑CHARGE™ Power Bank USB-C 20K with USB-C Cable
    • Power Delivery 2.0 30W enables fast-charging of 11-inch iPad Pro and 12.9-inch iPad Pro (3rd generation)
    • The high-capacity power bank supports most USB-C devices including Apple MacBook and Nintendo Switch
    • Charge an additional device with the 12W USB-A port
    • Australian availability and pricing to be confirmed

Connected Home


Mesh WiFi Router

Mesh WiFi is an enhanced version of WiFi, delivering faster speeds, more coverage and more reliable connections – the more radios a router or mesh solution has, the more ways to deliver better, faster and more dependable WiFi. For more information on mesh networking, please see this recent study: https://www.linksys.com/us/r/resource-center/idc-consumer-infobrief/

  • MAX STREAM AC2200 Tri-Band Mesh WiFi Router 
    • Tri-Band WiFi and MU-MIMO technology delivers blistering combined WiFi speeds up to 2.2Gbps, essential for simultaneous streaming of movies, online gaming, video chatting and using smart home devices
    • Built-in Mesh WiFi lets the router’s coverage grow as your needs do; simply add and connect a Velop Mesh WiFi Node anywhere in your home for additional, ubiquitous WiFi
    • Easy setup through the Linksys App
    • Automatic software and security updates keeps your network ahead of the game
    • Australian availability and pricing to be confirmed

Parental Controls and Network Security

  • Linksys Shield
    • Premium subscription software service for Velop Tri-Band users to block unwanted content/category and provide an additional layer of digital protection for your connected devices and family
    • Content filtering flags sites that contain adult, violent or unwanted content and allows you to choose which types of sites your kids can visit
    • Advanced browsing protection by checking the sites you visit against a database of millions of known threats, can help prevent you and your family from unsuspectingly visiting malicious sites
    • Parental Control Subscription and Network Security Subscription availability and pricing for Australia is to be confirmed

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