Cradlepoint Claims First Gigabit LTE Router

Originally published February 13, 2017

In anticipation of requirements for increased LTE bandwidth, Cradlepoint today announced the addition of a ruggedized gigabit router to its portfolio to better serve organizations that need a software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) that can be easily deployed in remote locations or equipment that frequently moves.

The IBR1700 Router incorporates a 600Mpbs LTE Advanced modem in a router that provides five WAN/LAN switchable Gigabit Ethernet ports.

“The is the first gigabit LTE router,” says Todd Krautkremer, chief marketing officer for Cradlepoint.

The IBR1700 router is intended to enable customers to both consolidate exiting routers as well as support new classes of emerging applications on LTE wireless networks. The router also includes an integrated 802.11ac Wave 2 access point.

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