Wireless AC1200 4G LTE Multi‑WAN Router


  • Product Status: Live
  • Built-in SIM card slot
  • 4G LTE / 3G with up to 150 Mbps download 
  • Fail-safe Internet with fixed line and mobile Internet support
  • Wireless AC1200 (866 Mbps on 5 GHz + 300 Mbps on 2.4 GHz)
  • Gigabit WAN + 4 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN

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Stay connected. Even when your internet goes down.

The DWR-953 Wireless AC1200 4G LTE Multi-WAN Router allows you to seamlessly switch to a 4G LTE mobile internet backup network when your broadband internet goes down, with download speeds of up to 150 Mbps2, so you can keep using the internet without interruptions.

A connection that stays with you.

Share a 4G LTE mobile broadband with multiple devices like smart TVs, games consoles, phones, tablets, and smart home devices with a strong Wi-Fi signal of up to 1200 Mbps2 and 4 Gigabit Ports for wired connections. Simply insert your SIM card, and share your 4G LTE wireless network with your devices.

DWR-953 connected to example devices and media

DWR-953 ports

Failover mode

We’ve designed this router with a constant internet connection in mind. You can create failover connectivity if either your fixed line or mobile broadband fails.

DWR-953 failover connection

Simply connect your main broadband to the WAN Port and follow the setup instructions. The router will instantly switch to the backup mobile internet when you need it most, allowing you to stay connected and enjoy the internet without interruptions so you can maintain your productivity.

Superb speeds

Connect to your 4G LTE mobile connection with throughput speeds of up to 150 Mbps1, giving you the speed you need for fast, responsive internet access.

Using the latest Wireless AC technology, which can provide combined transfer rates of up to 1200 Mbps1, the DWR-953 operates on the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz wireless bands at the same time using concurrent dual-band technology.

DWR-953 dual band

DWR-953 Room Diagram

Two firewalls for superior protection

Includes built-in dual-active firewalls (SPI and NAT) to protect against malicious attacks. The latest WPA/WPA2 wireless encryption helps keep your wireless network secure and your traffic safe, helping stop unauthorised users from accessing your network.

DWR-953 firewalls

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Technical Specifications


Frequency Support

  • LTE Bands:
    • Release 10, Cat 4: Bands 1/2/3/5/7/8/20/38/40 (FDD: 2100/1900/1800/850/2600/900/800 MHz, TDD: 2600/TDD 2300 MHz) Pentaband UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSPA+
      1/2/3/5/8 (2100/1900/1800/850/900 MHz)
  • Quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE
    • 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • Device Interfaces One 10/100/1000  Gigabit Ethernet WAN port
    • Four 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports Two detachable 4G LTE antennas

Data Rates2

  • LTE Downlink: Up to 150 Mbps
  • LTE Uplink: Up to 50 Mbps
  • DC-HSPA Downlink: Up to 42 Mbps
  • DC-HSPA Uplink: Up to 5.72 Mbps


  • 802.11ac/n/g/b/a
  • 802.3i 802.3u

Wi-Fi Data Rates2

  • Up to 866 Mbps with 802.11ac clients
  • Up to 300 Mbps with 802.11n clients
  • 6/9/11/12/18/24/36/48/54 Mbps in 802.11g mode
  • 1/2/5.5/11 Mbps in 802.11b mode


Wireless Encryption

  • 64/128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)
  • WPA & WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access)


  • Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)


LED Status Indicators

  • Power
  • Internet
  • 5 GHz
  • 2.4 GHz
  • 4G
  • 2G/3G
  • LAN
  • WAN
  • SMS
  • Signal Strength


  • 170 x 180 x 80 mm (6.69 x 7.09 x 3.15 in)


  • 400 g (14.1 oz) 


  • Operating: 0 to 40 °C (32 to 104 °F)
  • Storage: -10 to 70 °C (14 to 158 °F)


  • Operating: 10% to 90% non-condensing
  • Storage: 0% to 95% non-condensing


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1 SIM card not included. Please check regional mobile operators for 4G LTE/3G mobile Internet availability.
2 Data rates are theoretical. Data transfer rate depends on network capacity and signal strength. Please check regional mobile operators for 4G LTE/3G mobile Internet availability. Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11ac specifications which are subject to change. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors may adversely affect wireless signal range. Combined 1200 Mbps speeds derived from 866 Mbps on 5 GHz + 300 Mbps on 2.4 GHz).

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