1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
Dismiss Notice

Welcome To SNBForums

SNBForums is a community for anyone who wants to learn about or discuss the latest in wireless routers, network storage and the ins and outs of building and maintaining a small network.

If you'd like to post a question, simply register and have at it!

While you're at it, please check out SmallNetBuilder for product reviews and our famous Router Charts, Ranker and plenty more!

CES 2019: D-Link Unveils 5G Router

Discussion in 'General Wireless Discussion' started by thiggins, Jan 4, 2019.

  1. thiggins

    thiggins Mr. Easy Staff Member

    May 18, 2008
    D-Link has announced a router with built-in 5G radio.

    The DWR-2010 5G NR Enhanced Gateway features an embedded 5G NR (New Radio) NSA module and can operate on the sub-6 GHz or mmWave frequencies in 200 MHz (2 x 100 MHz) or 800 MHz (8 x 100 MHz) configurations.

    The new router is based on Qualcomm's SDX55 chipset and supports 3GPP Release 15 and VoLTE. The Wi-Fi side has a Wi-Fi 5 AC2600 class dual-band radio supporting MU-MIMO.

    Ethernet port complement includes three switched gigabit LAN ports, one gigabit switchable LAN/WAN port and one multi-gigabit 1/2.5 LAN port.

    Since the product won't ship until the "second half of 2019", neither pricing nor detailed specs were revealed. The only performance clue provided was that the router "enables download speeds more than 40x faster than current average fixed broadband download speed in the U.S. of 70 Mbps", which would be around 2.8 Gbps.
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2019
  2. sfx2000

    sfx2000 Part of the Furniture

    Aug 11, 2011
    San Diego, CA
    Saw this earlier today in my news feed...

    This is more driven towards carrier CPE, where the WAN interface is provisioned and managed from the carrier, so it's likely going to be relatively closed other than the features provided and approved by the service provider...

    Note that the mmWave stuff is WAN side, not LAN side...

    I was expecting that the WLAN would be 11ax (WiFi6) and curious mix on the LAN ports - one would expect N-Base-T on all there...

    Goes to show that Qualcomm and Atheros still have some roadmap management to do to keep lines in sync...