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D-Link introduces portable 3G wireless router

Thu, 08/19/2010 - 8:20am
CED staff

D-Link has started shipping a mobile wireless router in Canada that can keep users connected on the go, via a 3G connection, or serve as a backup for in-home connectivity.

With a third-party mobile Internet access subscription and mobile broadband USB adapter, the D-Link Mobile Wireless Router (DIR-412) allows users to access a broadband Internet connection through a secure 802.11n Wi-Fi network from just about anywhere. The wireless router allows users to share with up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices.

Customers can use the mobile wireless router for home and small or remote offices by connecting it to their DSL or cable modems, providing users with a fast primary Internet service while using their mobile Internet access as a backup Internet connection.

If the user's primary Internet service goes down, the mobile wireless router employs an auto-failover feature to ensure an uninterrupted connection by automatically connecting to the 3G mobile broadband network.

"The DIR-412 offers the perfect balance for users looking for a home or travel router that works with their 3G USB adapter," said Lou Reda, D-Link's vice president and general manager for the consumer division. "Our DIR-412 router supports all major carriers in Canada such as Bell, Telus and Rogers and will connect automatically with your 3G USB adapter, making it an easy-to-use solution for anyone looking to do more with their plan."

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