What is a 3G Router?
A 3G Router is a cellular broadband cellular router that uses a 3G network SIM card to provide high speed internet connectivity for multiple users over the 3G mobile networks.
Normally, the 3G Router support WiFi feature, which is more convenient for users to share the internet via WiFi connections. Simply we call it as 3G WiFi Router.
For local wired connection, you can get a LAN switch if the LAN port of the 3G Router is not enough for use.
The 3G WCDMA speed arrives up to 14.4mbps or even higher, which is quite enough for normal internet browsing and data transmission.
The use of 3G mobile Broadband has increased with the availability of 3G USB Dongles that enabled a single user to connect to the internet without using standard wired broadband technology. The widespread availability of 3G networks and the reduced cost of mobile broadband have led to a revolution in the way that businesses and consumers connect to the internet for browsing and e-mail.
A 3G Router enables mobile broadband users to take the next step in providing high speed mobile broadband internet access for multiple users in the same way that a standard ADSL Broadband service can be shared between multiple PC’s and Laptop’s. The 3G Router uses a single 3G mobile Phone SIM card and provides wired and wireless WiFi connectivity as well as providing additional services such as VPN and Firewall.
Right now most common use 3G Router is HSUPA Router with 7.2Mbps download and 5.76Mbps. The test speed can arrive up to 6.2Mbps depends on networks because the speed will be affected by network crowd and users quantity. Local WiFi speed can get 108mbps or 300mbps which enough for multi-users to share the connections.
For more cellular internet router, please refer to blog of Wireless Router/Modem – HDMI Blog.