Huawei B525 4G LTE Cat6 Router Released

Huawei presented a new 4G LTE advanced Router with carrier aggregation. The model number is B525, also named Huawei 4G Router Prime. With LTE cat6, Huawei B525 could achieve download speed to 300Mbps and upload speed to 50mbps. The similar predecessor Huawei E5186 router was available for almost two year and it’s the most popular 4G LTE Cat6 router.

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Huawei B525 is the latest desktop router LTE this manufacturer. It combines the advantages of the well-known devices Huawei B315 and B310 router. Users can use the interface WLAN 802.11ac (max. 786 Mbps) or 4 Gigabit LAN ports. Huawei B525 router allows you to get connections for up to 64 wireless devices with transfer speeds up to 300 Mbps in LTE category 6.  This means that the the use of the network is very fast and convenient regardless of the intensity. Even when using multiple devices at the same time you can browse the Internet or transfer data without losing liquidity connection.

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The B525 Router will also likely equipped RJ11 port for voice, which will provide telephone communication in the GSM network (2G / 3G) or based on VoIP technology (3G, 4G). Huawei router B525s has two SMA connectors for connecting external antennas and it allows you to connect up to four devices using the standard LAN ports, what’s more, up to 64 devices could access internet through WiFi. It’s perfect for people who often need to share mobile internet for several devices at the same time.

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To connect to the internet, you need only a few minutes. Just follow the instructions”Quick Setup” included within the web interfaces and you will enjoy access the network through Huawei B525S Router. Below are the details specifications for Huawei B525 for reference.

 

 

Huawei B525 Specifications:
* Max. Transfer speed: 300 Mbps (DL) / 50 Mbps (UL)

* Backwards compatibility: 3G, EDGE, GPRS

* Frequencies of operation:

– LTE FDD 800/900/1800/2100/2600 MHz

– Dual-band HSPA+ – 900 / 2100 MHz

– Quad-band EDGE / GPRS – GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
* Standard WLAN: 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac

* Ethernet RJ-45: 4x 10/100 / 1000Mbps

* Internal WLAN antenna

* Socket for external antenna: 2 x SMA

* Phone Jack: 1x RJ11 (VoIP, CS voice)

* Local management of the browser

* Dimensions: 226 x 153 x 52 mm

* System requirements: Windows XP SP3 or later, Mac OS x 10.7 or later

* Built-in slot for the SIM card: yes (microSIM)

* Sim lock: no

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If you need the external antenna for Huawei B525 Router, we would like to recommend below the two antennas. We had tested the antennas and they can work well with Huawei B525 LTE Router:

http://www.4gltemall.com/4g-antenna-two-sma-connector.html

4G LTE Indoor Antenna (2 x SMA Connectors) for Huawei/ZTE 4G LTE Routers/Gateway/LTE CPE

 

If you prefer 4G outdoor antenna to get better signal, you could try below the antenna:

http://www.4gltemall.com/4g-lte-outdoor-antenna-2-x-sma-connectors.html

4G LTE Outdoor Antenna (2 x SMA Connectors) for Huawei/ZTE 4G LTE Routers/Gateway/LTE CPE

Huawei E5771 New 4G Pocket WiFi Router

As the famous vendor for mobile MiFi 4G routers, Huawei offers us a new model that succeeds to Huawei Mobile WiFi Pro E5770. With a notable feature, the new model Huawei E5771 does not have an LCD screen.

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The highlight of the Huawei E5771 Mobile WiFi is the huge 9600 mAh internal battery (non-removable) that provides up to 38 hours of operating time.

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On the other hand, the E5771 has a small LED’s on the slice, which indicate the essential information, one for the data transfer activity, the other 4 indicating the status of the battery. In addition to these LEDs, the power button on the upper face and having the initials “Hi  ” comes alive with different colors of green, orange and red, indicating the reception quality of the 3G/4G signal.

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Of course and as usual, all the indications SSID, Wifi password and Barcode to flash for a smartphone, are located under the hood of the Huawei E5771. Still under the hood, there is a SIM card slot in micro-SIM format and the slot for a micro-SD storage card (up to 32 GB), for storing data. The connected devices with E5771 could share the data in the storage card.

HUAWEI E5771

To configure and administer the Huawei E5771 Mobile Hotspot, user can log in a web interface accessible not only from a PC, but also access from the Hi-Link application for smartphone, which gives you access to essential functions.

 

 

On one side of the Huawei E5771, there are 2 USB ports, one in full size is designed to recharge a device such as a smartphone, thanks to its 9600mAh battery, and the other one is in micro-USB allowing charging of the E5771 hotspot.

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The Huawei E5771 Hotspot comes with its charger, but also with its USB cable to connect the micro-USB port to the charger or the port of a PC. The special feature of this cable is that it also serves as a carrying strap for the case. It’s not stupid to have it always with you.

 

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Huawei E5771 Specifications

 

Huawei E5771 is a 4G Category 4 router, allowing you downlink of up to 150 Mbps and uplink to 50 Mbps. The supported frequency bands are:

* (4G) LTE FDD 850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100MHz

* (4G) LTE TDD 1900/2300/2500/2600MHzMHz

* (3G): DC-HSPA+/HSPA+/HSUPA/HSDPA 2100/1900/1800/1700/900/850/800MHz
* (2G) GSM / GPRS / EDGE 1900/1800/900/850MHz

HUAWEI E5771

It is therefore compatible with almost all the operators over the world. And there are many variant models for various network frequency bands such Huawei E5771s-852, Huawei E5771s-856, Huawei E5771h-937 etc.. The Wi-Fi standard is 802.11 b/g/n; 2.4GHz (no ac 5GHz) , and it supports 10 simultaneous wireless users. The battery is given for 38 hours of operation and 500 hours in standby, it is not removable.

 

The HUAWEI E5771 is now available at www.4gltemall.com for a price of $ 189USD. There are 3 colors are available, White, Black or Gold.

 

Conclusion

For some users, the absence of an LCD is not good, since it is compensated by various indicator lights; the Huawei E5771 presents a rather nice aesthetics and especially a huge battery that offers an excellent practical function.

With the powerful network compatibility (not totally) and at an affordable price of $ 189, the Huawei E5771 is a good compromise, knowing nevertheless that it offers neither the category 6 to 300 Mbps nor WiFi ac 5 GHz. If you want a 4G mobile WiFi router with screen or with the latest LTE category 6 carrier aggregation technology, you may check the Netgear Aircard 790s or Huawei E5786 or E5787. They are the latest new models with advanced technology, but it’s a pity, they don’t have the large battery as E5771.

 

How to Update Huawei E5786s-32a Firmware

This article describes how to upgrade the Huawei E5786s-32a firmware to 21.297.03.00.309 firmware version. This update activates the Wi-Fi Extender function that is not implemented in the firmware of all E5786 routers, although it is mentioned in the technical specifications.

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The Wi-Fi Extender function allows the Huawei E5786 router to switch from the 4G network to a WiFi network available around so that you can access the WiFi network, in order to save your Data plan. If the WiFi signal is lost, the router switches automatically to the data network.

 

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Disclaimer:

This operation is absolutely not supported by the manufacturer HUAWEI, in case of error during the operation of flashing of your firmware, you could make your router inoperative and totally out of service. At the slightest doubt or error message, do not continue the operation. On the other hand, by performing this operation, you lose all guarantees for your device, and any repair operation would be at your expense. We 4gltemall.com are not liable for any damages on your device if you carry out this operation which takes place at your own risk.

 

 

We started with the following versions of the software (firmware) and WEB GUI (UI) installed by default on the E5786 in our possession:

Hardware version: CL3E5786SM

Software version: 21.297.03.00.309

Web UI Version: 17.100.05.00.309

 

 

To upgrade to following software (firmware) and WEB GUI (UI) versions:

Hardware version: CL3E5786SM

Software version: 21.303.07.00.00

Web UI Version: 17.100.09.03.03

 

 

Update of the 24/11/2016(New versions):

Hardware version: CL3E5786SM

Software version: 21.313.17.00.00

Web UI Version: 17.100.14.01.03

 

The new firmware version essentially fixes security issues related to open-ssl.

 

First of all, you have to install the HUAWEI drivers, for this we recommend installing the application “Mobile WiFi” whose sources are on the flash memory of the router. This application installs the appropriate drivers for a full USB connection.

 

Use a good quality USB data cable to connect your router to your PC, we recommend that you use the one provided with the device. You should see a drive containing the application; we installed this application in version 1.12.00.309 on Windows 10 without difficulty. Once this application is installed, the firmware update program is able to communicate with the E5786 Router.

 

 

Operations

 

When your router is detected after launching the program, the program may ask you for a flash code or flashcode in a small window that opens, be careful, it is not a network unlock code, but a code that allows the firmware to be updated.

 

To obtain the code of flashing, it is necessary to identify the IMEI number of your device, it is generally written on the box and the body label of the device. We can give you the flashing code, this operation is absolutely free.

 

Download the firmware file © Huawei:

Huawei_E5786s-32a_Update_21.303.07.00.00.zip

(MD5 sum 392d4c74c7ab254fa42726959931a690)

Then download the WEB_UI © Huawei:

Huawei_E5786_WEBUI_17.100.09.03.03_NE5.zip

(MD5 sum c55a341dc5e9c6844c1f744d1fc57d39)

 

Update of 24/11/2016:

Download the firmware file © Huawei:

Huawei_E5786s-32a_Update_21.313.17.00.00.zip

(MD5 sum 4ae941e2b6d3a1a2b418f2c45f6fd11c)

Then download the WEB_UI © Huawei:

Huawei_E5786_WEBUI_17.100.14.01.03_NE5.zip

(MD5 sum b0f179cc2d875c23ed03c81a45610695)

 

 

In the following procedure, simply adapt the text according to the firmware and UI versions you are using. Start by running the firmware update 21.303.07.00.00. Make sure your PC is properly charged if you are using a laptop, and that your E5786 is also fully charged so you do not risk a battery failure during the software update. And the update process would not be suspended.

We recommend that you disconnect the network connection of the PC you are using and then disable your antivirus to avoid interference with the flash.

 

Then start the program Huawei_E5786_Update_21.303.07.00.00.exe right click “run as administrator” under Windows. A dialog box starts by scanning the USB ports of the PC looking for the device, if it does not find it; make sure that your drivers are properly installed. It is during this phase that the program is likely to ask you for the code of “flashing”.

 

 

Your device will restart, in principle your settings are retained, but you will have to re-enter the PIN code of the SIM card.

 

When the operation is finished, you must update the interface

Web UI Version: 17.100.09.03.03

 

Select the program 2_Update_WEBUI_17.100.09.03.03_NE5.exe right click “run as administrator” under Windows. The sequence is identical to the previous phase, but you will not be prompted for the flash code.

 

After updating the 2 elements, your interface offers several languages; choose the one that suits you.

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And you will see the new home page.

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In the new home page, you can see a WiFi Extender button at the right side of the ON/OFF and DATA buttons. In the settings you will now see a “WIFI Extender” column.

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This Wi-Fi Extender menu allows you to select a WiFi network and enter the security key. The priority menu is used to define whether the router should automatically connect to the WiFi network. Please note that now you will also find the Wi-Fi Extender menu in the Hilink app on Android or IOS as well as in the internal menu of the router.

 

If you would like to know more about Huawei E5786, welcome to click here: http://www.4gltemall.com/huawei-e5786-4g-lte-cat6-mobile-wifi.html

Huawei E5787 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot

A new router successor to Huawei MiFi E5786 Hotspot has appeared on the market in early summer last summer, it is the Huawei E5787, also named Huawei E5787 Mobile WiFi Touch.

Huawei E5787

The Huawei E5787 Mobile WiFi Touch is a 4G+ category 6 router, allowing a download speed of 300 Mbps and a download speed of 50 Mbps. Always broadcasting WiFi 802.11ac, it broadcasts on the 2.4 GHz and 5 Ghz frequencies. It is of course backwards compatible with 2G and 3G and supports 802.11 b/g/n in addition to ac.

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There are 2 main novelties for this E5787 compared to its predecessor Huawei E5786.

 

  1. A large 2.4-inch screen is now in front, but most importantly, it is tactile and gives access to operating and configuration menus. This functionality gives it the nickname of WiFi touch. The screen of Huawei E5786 can only show the connection status and data consumption, if users want to operate the setting for WIFI and password, they have to log in the web page to setup.

 

  1. Unlike the E5786, the battery of Huawei E5787 is removable. This 3000mAh battery gives 12 hours of autonomy to this router. The battery of E5786 can’t be removed.

For the rest of the characteristics, we can find more features as below:

1. Capacity of 10 simultaneous Wifi users.

2. Possibility to connect a PC via the micro-USB port.

3. The two TS-9 connectors for an external antenna.
4.
With nano HPM Cortex A9 processor, it supported 4G bands are:

* LTE FDD: 1/3/5/7/8/20 (800/850/900/1800/2100/2600MHz)
Note: It still lacks the 700 MHz (B28).
* LTE TDD: 38/40/41 (2300/2500/2600MHz)
5. Dimensions of 109 x 58 x 7.5mm, therefore significantly thinner than its predecessor E5786. And the weight of 155g, it’s easy to take away when on the go.
6. One micro SD card slot, connected users could share files in the SD card plugged in.

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We can find the metallic border that surrounds the case, which is the high-end smartphone way. Moreover, the Huawei E5787 router is available in different colors, such as Black, White, and Silver. You will have to wait a little to acquire it, because it is available only in rare countries, but no worries, you can get unlocked Huawei E5787 from www.4gltemall.com. You don’t need worry about the compatibility because it supports many LTE 4G bands. We will take the test for Huawei Mobile WiFi Touch E5787 in near future.

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Huawei B5328 4 X 4 MIMO LTE Router News

Released in at the beginning of 2016, Huawei B5328 LTE Router is only distributed to few telecom operators who wish to offer it to their customers with a 4G offer till now. As we know, it’s now available only for the network provider Mobilis in Algeria, and other carriers such as China Mobile, Vodafone are trying to test their network with the new 4 X 4 Mimo technology.

Huawei B5328 Front logo and indicators

The particularity of this B5328 LTE router is that it is one of the few devices to offer a LTE-A 4X4 MIMO technology. Based on the GCT’s GDM7243Q, the only LTE-A chip commercially available that offers 4×4 MIMO capability, enables Huawei B5328 LTE CPE with higher data rates and throughput while using limited bandwidth (“double speed” with the same limited bandwidth), which is a scarce commodity for network operators.

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GCT GDM7243Q chipset features:

* Supports FDD-TDD LTE Cat5/6/7

* Cat5 LTE with 4×4 DL MIMO: 300Mbps DL, 75Mbps UL

* Cat6 LTE with 4×2 carrier aggregation: 300Mbps DL, 50Mbps UL

* Cat7 LTE with 4×4 MIMO or carrier aggregation with 300Mbps DL,100Mbps UL

* Supports 4×4 DL-MIMO (4 layers) and 2X2 UL-MIMO (2 layers)

* 3GPP Release 10/11-compliant

* Supports eMBMS, OTDOA, TM8/9/10

* Single RF solution for FDD and TDD LTE

* Inter/Intra carrier aggregation (class C : 20+20MHz) for DL and UL

* Enhanced iCIC inter-cell interference cancellation

* Dual processor architecture: ARM Cortex-A7 with 832MHz clock frequency. Application CPU + Modem CPU (LTE)

* On-Chip VoLTE (HD-Voice)

* SoftAP for external WiFi client

 

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GCT GDM7243Q Semiconductor

GCT GDM7243Q chipset is often used on 2X2 MIMO for telecom, which has few advantages, but its availability makes it possible to use 4X4 MIMO in near future.

Huawei B5328 interfaces

In this version Huawei B5328-155, it has a single Gigabit Ethernet port and the WiFi band is only on 2.4 GHz, which seems not enough for a high-end router, and the 4 x 4 mimo technology is only highlights.

After the Algerian Internet users who have the possibility to use this B5328 router via the operator MOBILIS, Vodafone also carries out tests in 4X4 MIMO on its 4G network. And it seems that the operators in German, Switzerland and Austria are in discussions with Huawei.

Huawei B5328 accessories

Here now, the latest 4G LTE Router is Huawei E5186, which is LTE Category 6(Rel 12). After Huawei presents the B5328 LTE CPE, we would expect more similar 4G LTE Routers available in near future. Of course, the routers would do their best performance after the network carriers upgraded their networks.

 

Sierra AirPrime EM7455 LTE-A Module in M.2 Format

Sierra Wireless offers an embedded 4G connectivity module in M.2 size. The model number is Airprime EM7455. For the market OEM, the new AirPrime module is based on the LTE modem Qualcomm® Snapdragon ™ X7 with Qualcomm latest Technologies.

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This EM7455 card supports LTE-A Category 6 connectivity, which could achieve download speed to 300 Mbit/s and up to 50 Mbit/s for upload. The frequencies covered by this module cover the LTE bands B1-B5, B7, B12, B13, B20, B25, B26, B29, B30, B41. On these LTE frequency bands, the Sierra EM7455 could almost all the network providers over the world, which means the Airprime EM7455 could be used globally.

What’s more, the EM7455 module supports 3G frequencies are B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B8. The supports bands cover all the UMTS network providers. So the EM7355 could also work well when LTE network is not available.

There is a predecessor model “AirPrime EM7305“for LTE Category 4 exploiting the 4G LTE bands B1, B3, B7, B8, B20 and support peak download speed to 150mbps and upload speed to 50mbps, which is only half of the speeds from Sierra EM7455.

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The drivers of Sierra EM7455 are available for Windows® 7, 8.1 and 10, Android, and Linux, allowing for extensive operation.

With dimensions of 42 x 30 x 2.3 mm, this Sierra AirPrime EM7455 module can be placed in many objects, no doubt that we will find it soon in our daily life, such as LENOVO laptops.

Sierra Wireless also provides other products, such as a series of mini cards to the PCI Express standard with a USB 2.0 interface. If you would like to see more Sierra Wireless products, welcome to check here: http://www.4gltemall.com/4g-brand/sierra-wireless.html

Huawei E5186 LTE Advanced Router for Cat6 300Mbps with VoLTE

By the end of 2014, the LTE Advanced networks with 300 MBit/s available in many countries and carriers, and then all need urgently LTE CAT6 enabled routers. Huawei has already introduced its LTE Advanced Router Huawei E5186 to the public around the middle of 2015.

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The Huawei E5186 router is the star for LTE cat6, therefore, the largest LTE mobile network provider Telekom and Vodafone both offeredidentical models to the E5186. It is the Vodafone B4000 router and the Telekom Speedbox LTE III.

As the leading new routers for wireless network, the technical specifications of the Huawei E5186 are absolutely outstanding. LTE support includes all LTE frequency bands used in Europe. The router is also downwards compatible with all common older mobile radio standards. Theoretically, the Huawei router can also be used in an EDGE mobile network. You get a router for all networks.

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By the way, not only the LTE data transfer is super fast, but also the wireless data transmission to the WLAN, 802.11ac standard is currently second to none.

Here the exact technical specifications:

Huawei LTE Advanced router: Huawei E5186s-22 with HiSilicon Category 6 LTE modem

Support LTE:

4G FDD LTE: LTE800/LTE900/LTE1800/LTE2100/LTE2600 with FDD LTE.

4G TDD LTE: LTE 2600 MHz for TDD

These are the LTE bands 1/3/7/8/20/38

FDD speed up to 300 Mbit/s for download

FDD speed of up to 50 Mbit/s for upstream

TDD speed of up to 20 Mbit/s in the upload

Support UMTS/DC-HSPA+/EDGE:

3G: UMTS 900 MHz and UMTS 2100 MHz

DC-HSPA+ speed with up to 42 Mbit/s downstream and 5.7 Mbit/s upload speeds

HSPA+ speed with up to 21 Mbit/s downstream and 5.7 Mbit/s Upload

If even 11 MB/s are provided technically in upload with HSUPA possible

EDGE and GSM with 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

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WLAN support

There can be up to 64 wireless devices connected

WLAN 802.11b/g/n and Wi-Fi 802.11ac with 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz

WLAN encryption WEP, WPA and WPA2

Support WPS

Integrated VoLTE telephone system

Two analog telephone ports with RJ 11 sockets for VoIP SIP Client

Voice over LTE support (VoLTE)

Without DECT and voice mail

Safety

Firewall, encryption, ICMP support, DNS relay support, NAT, watchdog, ARP support

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Antennas

Support 2 x 2 MIMO antenna technology

Internal 2 × 2 MIMO LTE antenna

Connections for two external LTE antennas are the E5186 available

Buy Huawei E5186 External Antenna (two SMA connectors) here: http://www.4gltemall.com/4g-antenna-two-sma-connector.html

Network

LAN switch with 4 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet connections

Interfaces

USB 2.0 port for printers and mass storage

Connector for external antennas through two SMA connectors

2FF SIM slot | Router is no SIM Lock, completely free

Two RJ11 analog phone ports

Four RJ45 network LAN connections

Power supply connection

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Other features

IPV6, CS Voice, http Online Upgrade, Print, VPN, DLNA, TR069 remote management, QoS, UPnP, USB Share

On/off switch on the rear

Dimensions: 194 x 177 x 64 mm

Weight: 450 g

Router Color: white

Software support

Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS

Why do you need LTE Advanced?

LTE Advanced is the latest LTE technology with which you can realize the fastest transmission speed with data rates of up to 300 MBit/s. Many carriers all over the world want to introduce LTE Advanced in order to offer their customers faster Internet access experience.

Integrated Huawei VoLTE telephone system

With the Huawei E5186 router, one can connect the telephone via Voice over IP (VOIP). On the router itself, two telephone lines with RJ11 jacks can connect two analogue phones for VoLTE telephone .

Advantages over traditional telephone:

Faster call setup, HD Voice call quality and telephone via the SIM card in the router. And the lucky thing is that many carriers already provide the VoLTE functions in their networks. Then if you want to have better surfing experience, Huawei E5186 is the best key and good partner!

Five LTE Cat6 Home/Office Routers to Recommend

More and more people are enjoying the life with 4G LTE networks, which changes our lives invisibly. Even LTE is more and more popular; many customers are demanding faster surfing speed for large data transmission or online games. And the network providers are not stopping at the current LTE cat3 and cat4 networks. Many carriers are trying to upgrade the current LTE to LTE –Advanced to meet the customers’ requirements for better experience. With the upgraded LTE networks with carrier aggregation, customers can get much faster speed on LTE cat6 than current LTE cat4. Today, we would like to recommend a few LTE Category 6 routers for home or SOHO office.

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Huawei E5186

Huawei E5186 is the world’s first 4G LTE Cat6 router for LTE advanced networks. With the carrier aggregation technology, users can access internet and surfing at 300mbps download speed and 50Mbps upload. The download speed is almost double faster than that from LTE CAT4, which could achieve download speed to 150mbps. To support various LTE frequency bands from different carriers, the Huawei E5186 CPE has two sub-models now as below:

* Huawei E5186s-22a: LTE Band 1/3/7/8/20/38 (FDD 800/900/1800/2100/2600MHz, TDD 2600MHz)

Huawei E5186s-61a: LTE Band 3/7/28/40 (FDD 700/1800/2600MHz TDD 2300MHz)

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Of course, the 3G DC-HSPA+/UMTS and qual-band GSM networks are backward compatible. The WiFi standard is 802.11a/b/g/n/ac on dual bands (2.4GHz and 5GHz). What’s more, the Huawei E5186 could support up to 64 wireless devices to access internet through WiFi. And there are four RJ45 ports for LAN, one of which is also for WAN. Two RJ11 ports are for telephone. One USB port and one SIM card slot are available. There is also possibility to connect external antenna to the E1586 router, on the back, there are two connectors for external antennas.

 

Huawei E5186 is a typical 4G LTE Router and as we know, it’s the best seller of LTE Cat6 router. If you want to know more details about it, click here: http://www.4gltemall.com/huawei-e5186-4g-cat6-802-11ac-lte-cpe.html

 

 

Huawei E5175

Very few people know the Huawei E5175 LTE Router perhaps because it’s also not listed in Huawei official site. And we also don’t get any information about the router available for any network providers. Perhaps it’s just a test model? We can’t get the answer.

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The appearance of Huawei E5175 is similar to Huawei E5186, especially the interface ports, almost copying from E5186. It’s said Huawei E5175 is presented earlier than E5186, but it’s about to end of life. The Huawei E5175 technical specifications are the same as that of E5186 router.

If you want to know more details about Huawei E5175 4G Router, welcome to click here: http://www.4gltemall.com/huawei-e5175-4g-lte-wireless-gateway.html

 

 

Vodafone B4000

If you are familiar with Huawei wireless gateways, you may know the Vodafone B4000 is the customized Huawei E5186. The predecessor model Vodafone B3000 comes from Huawei B593s-22. On the Vodafone router, the Huawei logo is changed to Vodafone. And the firmware is customized for Vodafone. Other features and functions are completely the same as Huawei E5186.

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So if you don’t like the Vodafone brand, Huawei E5186 could fully replace Vodafone B4000. If you want to know more details about Vodafone B4000, click here: http://www.4gltemall.com/vodafone-b4000-4g-lte-cat6-wifi-router.html

 

ZTE MF286

ZTE is always following the steps of Huawei and presents similar products to huawei. So the appearance of ZTE MF286 somewhat looks like Huawei E5186. The interfaces in MF286 are the same to E5186. The chipset of ZTE MF286 is Qualcomm WTR3925 and MDM9230. But Huawei E5186 is on its own chipset. The highlight of ZTE MF286 is that there is an inserted battery with 3000mAh, which means user can take MF286 outdoor or on the go. Other features are similar to E5186. We usually say ZTE is copying Huawei, but we also see the innovation in ZTE products.

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If you want to know more details about ZTE MF286, click here:

http://www.4gltemall.com/zte-mf286-4g-lte-cat6-router.html

 

 

ZyXEL LTE4506 

Unlike the three LTE routers above, the ZyXEL LTE4506 is in the shape of cube, which looks like Huawei E5180 LTE Cube. LTE4506 can support up to 32 wireless users. There is a micro-USB connector for charging and a Gigabit LAN port, for connecting wired devices. Frankly speaking, the design of the ZyXEL LTE4506 is cool, if you want to know more details about it, click here:

http://www.4gltemall.com/zyxel-lte4506-4g-lte-cat6-router.html

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We believe there will be more LTE Cat6 router available in near future, but currently the above the five LTE routers are the best for LTE advanced networks with CA. There is no doubt that Huawei is dominating this LTE advanced technology. In the above routers, Huawei E5186 is the most popular and mostly recommended. But before you get the right one, check the network compatibility first with your carriers.

Netgear LB1110 4G LTE Modem Review

At IFA 2016, Netgear had presented the two LTE modems LB1110 and LB1111, and the LB1110 is finally arrived to the test around the end of December. The LB1110 is an external LTE modem with Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 connection, but other functions such as battery operation, WLAN or a telephone interface are deliberately omitted. The Netgear LB1110 requires an external power supply, the sister model LB1111 additionally has Power over Ethernet (PoE), ie the power can be supplied directly via the Ethernet cable. In this review, you can read more about the performance from Netgear LB1110 modem.

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Appearance

The Netgear LB1110 modem is packed in a small cardboard box. Besides the device, there is also a short LAN cable as well as the power supply (with adapter for Europe and British plug format). Furthermore, there is a brief guide, which should help for operation.

 

The Netgear LB1110 is completely made of plastic and offers some green LEDs on the front for signal reception, network status and LAN connection. At first glance the modem looks solidly processed and it makes a good impression. With dimensions of 120 x 99 x 31 mm (W x D x H), it is quite compact and can also be attached to the wall if required.

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Hardware & Speed

The Netgear LB1110 modem has a single RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet port on the back. Here, a single computer can be connected directly, or the connection to a router or switch can be established. Furthermore, you will find the connection for the power supply (DC, 12V, 1A), a reset button and a power button on the back.

 

The Netgear LB1110 modem allows speeds of up to 150 MBit/s in the downlink and up to 50 Mbps in the uplink via LTE Category 4. In addition to the FDD LTE frequency bands around 800, 1800 and 2600 MHz currently in use in Europe, FDD LTE is also supported on 900 MHz and TDD LTE on 2300 MHz. UMTS is supported with the data accelerator DC-HSPA+, the theoretically maximum possible speed is 42.2 Mbps in the downlink and 5.76 Mbps in the uplink. Here, the bands are supported by 900 and 2100 MHz. As a fallback, the LB1110 modem can also use Quadband GSM.

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In the test, the Netgear LB1110 modem with SIM cards from O2 and Telekom was used; the tariffs had no limitation of the speed. With a good UMTS reception in the network from the Telekom, about 26 MBit/s in the Downlink were possible, with O2 it reached up to 21 MBit/s. LTE was considerably slower at O2 despite a good reception with only around 7 MBit/s – here the network was certainly overloaded. The ping times were 25 milliseconds on the LTE network and 40 milliseconds on UMTS. In the Telecom LTE network at 1800 MHz, some 130 MBit/s were possible. Depending on the location, reception and network load, these values ​​vary widely, this is completely normal.

 

The reception via the internal antennas is good and is clearly superior to that of most smartphones. Nevertheless, it may be useful to connect an external mobile radio antenna at some locations. The LB1110 has two TS-9 connectors on the rear panel. Netgear itself provides as a passive antenna, which is also suitable for mobile use.

 

Software & Operation

The Netgear LB1110 can be operated from any browser. The web interface is encrypted with a password and the PIN code for the SIM card must be entered after switching on for the first time. On request, the router remembers the PIN, so you do not have to re-enter it every time. By the way, the SIM card is inserted in a small compartment on the back of the LB1110, a MicroSIM is required, but a Nano SIM with adapter is also OK.

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The web interface is available in several languages, looks modern, tidy and functional. The start screen displays the most important information, such as the reception strength and the data volume consumed. On request, a tariff can also be stored and thus the data volume can be limited, if necessary, the router even sends a warning SMS as soon as the volume has been used up. The settings can be used to configure various functions, for example, it is possible to set the router so that only the UMTS network or the LTE network is used. Also, it is possible in the settings to disable the LEDs on the router when they are not needed.

 

LB1111 Power over Ethernet

With LB1110, there is the sister model Netgear LB1111. Compared to the LB1110, it looks identical and offers the same functions, but it also has Power over Ethernet (PoE, ie power supply over Ethernet cable). With a PoE-capable router or switch, it is possible to operate the LB1111 modem completely without an external power supply. This is especially interesting in buildings, where there is no socket near the modem.  With an ideal placement of the modem and the power supply via PoE, one could dispense an external LTE antenna in many cases.

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Conclusion: Netgear LB1110

The Netgear LB1110 modem is convincing by good reception, good speeds and easy operation thanks to modern software. The connection is stable and the status LEDs are very easy to read. If you are looking for a good LTE modem with RJ-45 LAN connection and do not want further technology such as telephone and WLAN, the LB1110 is in any case well advised.

 

The only fault: even if the maximum LTE speed of 150 MBit/s in the downlink and 50 MBit/s in the uplink would be absolutely enough, Netgear would have to face the competition from other similar faster modem such as Huawei E5771 and E5770, ZTE MF903. The similar models have inserted large battery and can work on the go. The only slightly more expensive models Netgear AirCard 790 and AirCard 810 hotspots are more powerful and support higher LTE networks.