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D-Link unveils range of 5G connectivity solutions for home, business and on the go


D-Link has announced new 5G connectivity solutions that can connect you and all your smart home devices to the faster cellular network at home and on the move.

D-Links sees 5G as a technology that can redefine the way we work and live and have responded with their first products.

These 5G devices could also be the answer for NBN customers who are not quite receiving the speeds they were hoping for.

The three new devices are: the DWP-1020 Outdoor Unit, the DWR-978 5G Gateway and the DWR-2101 5G Wi-Fi 6 Mobile Hotspot.

“D-Link believes that 5G technology has and will continue to develop aggressively and create incredible, valuable user experiences,” said D-Link Corporation CEO Lori Hu.

“These new game-changing 5G innovations demonstrate D-Link’s commitment toward promoting an ever-evolving and improving world of connectivity.”


The D-Link DWP-1020 is a 5GNR Sub 6GHz + mmWave CPE that can be mounted on the exterior wall of a home or business to maximise signal reception, especially for mmWave frequencies.

The device is rated to IP65 which means its waterproof to protect it against the elements and is PoE-powered via a 5Gbps Ethernet port for easy installation.

It was also a CES 2020 Innovation Award Honouree.


The DWR-978 is designed for indoor use and supports 5G NR Sub 6 GHz frequencies and allows users to access mobile broadband networks.

Onboard is a physical WAN port that supports a wide variety of connection types.

The device can be used replacement for traditional modem and broadband connection. There’s also a RJ-11 port for VoLTE functionality and D-Link Intelligent QoS technology for prioritising important network traffic.


For on the go users, the D-Link DWR-2101 5G Wi-Fi 6 Mobile Hotspot can provide 5G speeds wherever you can find 5G coverage.

The device is one of the first portable hotspots to offer both the capacity of Wi-Fi 6 and the speed of 5G for high-speed, low latency wireless access anywhere.

Recognised as a CES 2020 Innovation Award Honouree, the DWR-2101 support a wide range of international 5G bands and is a perfect companion for road warrior who wants to stay connected at high speed on the move.

Australian pricing and availability have yet to be announced.