Sierra Wireless Introduces Advanced Multi-Network 5G Router Powered by ON Semiconductor

By Chad Cox

Embedded Computing Design

July 01, 2021

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Sierra Wireless Introduces Advanced Multi-Network 5G Router Powered by ON Semiconductor
Photo Courtesy of Sierra Wireless

ON Semiconductor announced that Sierra Wireless  has selected QCS-AX Wi-Fi 6 chipsets to power the Wi-Fi functionality of its XR Series of multi-network 5G routers.

The supercharged XR90 and XR80 routers are designed for high performance and seamless connectivity across 5G cellular, Wi-Fi, and Ethernet networks while intelligently connecting to the best-performing network.

With up to 2.4Gbps speed in a single band, the QCS-AX can be configured for dual band concurrent operation to provide optimial performance along with simultaneous access point and station capability.

With a hardware-accelerated VPN for secure transport, secure boot, unique cryptographic keys, and use of the WPA3™ (Wi-Fi Protected Access 3) protocol, the XR series utilizes multi-layered end-to-end security.

The mobile router can be used for mobility applications or primary, temporary, or backup fixed wireless connectivity.

For more information, visit www.sierrawireless.com, onsemi.com.

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