D‑Link breaks ground of 5G portfolio with new Mobile Hotspot and Wi‑Fi Router

Designed to provide the power of 5G at home or on‑the‑move, D‑Link’s 5G Wi‑Fi 6 Mobile Hotspot (DWR‑2101) and 5G AC2600 Wi‑Fi Router (DWR‑978) lay the foundations for D‑Link’s 5G family of devices

28 January, 2021

DWR-2101 5G WiFi 6 Mobile Hotspot and DWR-978 5G AC2600 Wi-Fi Router
D-Link’s DWR-21015G Wi-Fi 6 Mobile Hotspot and DWR-978 5G AC2600 Wi-Fi Router

D-Link, a global leader in smart home and networking technology, is building its family of advanced 5G devices by announcing the availability of the breakthrough 5G Wi-Fi 6 Mobile Hotspot and the 5G AC2600 Wi-Fi Router, continuing its commitment to bringing the future of connectivity to people around-the-world.

The all-new 5G Wi-Fi 6 Mobile Hotspot (DWR-2101) is specifically designed to give users on-the-go, seamless connectivity at all times, wherever they are. At the same time, the 5G AC2600 Wi-Fi Router (DWR-978) delivers the same exceptional, lightning-fast 5G connectivity to homes and small offices.

A powerful solution for device-dense and data-intensive environments, the 5G Wi-Fi 6 Mobile Hotspot can connect up to 32 individual devices simultaneously. Its dual-band Wi-Fi 6 functionality gives all connected devices the best possible Wi-Fi experience, while the latest WPA3 Wi-Fi encryption ensures the network is secure and protected.

What’s more, its 5G connectivity provides mobile internet download speeds of up to 1.6 Gbps, while the built-in Wi-Fi 6 hotspot offers combined wireless speeds of up to 1.8 Gbps. Coupled with its near-zero latency, makes the DWR-2101 a perfect choice for VR gaming, video streaming and calls, as well as accessing cloud storage and applications.

Its compact design makes it ultra-portable, giving users the flexibility to access fast internet wherever they are. Plus, the built-in Gigabit Ethernet port means the DWR-2101 can be a genuine alternative to traditional fixed-line internet.

D-Link’s 5G AC2600 Wi-Fi Router (DWR-978) is engineered to provide unparalleled 5G internet speeds throughout homes and small offices, eliminating limitations set by fixed-line connections whilst powering paired devices with next-generation connectivity. Similar to the DWR-2101, it supports lightning-fast internet download speeds of up to 1.6 Gbps. Unlocked SIM and multiple 5G bands help give users flexibility and freedom to choose a mobile internet provider that offers the best possible connection, wherever they are.

The DWR-978 offers dual-band Wi-Fi speeds of up to 2.6 Gbps with MU-MIMO technology to make simultaneous 4K streaming, VR gaming or video conferencing effortless. Integrated Gigabit LAN and WAN port provide added flexibility reliable wired connection and, again, the latest WPA3 Wi-Fi encryption ensures optimum safety for all devices connected.

Setup for both devices is quick and easy. Just insert a compatible 5G SIM card to experience incredible 5G speeds. The DWR-2101’s stylish, intuitive LCD touchscreen allows for easy monitoring and use, and the removable all-day battery provides constant connectivity. Both devices come with a free app that allows for easy management and configuration.

Kevin Wen, President of D-Link Europe, said: “We know that 5G and Wi-Fi 6 are two world-changing technologies that D-Link is committed to making accessible to customers globally. With these new launches, we’re taking them one step further. As the demand for data access surges, we want to give users easy access to connectivity that works best for them, both in and outside the home, whether travelling or working from home. We’re proud to support people in accessing and enjoying exceptional connectivity anywhere, at any time.”