When my broadband does not work, 3G internet connection saves my life. But what if you need to use the same 3G Connection on all your home network. You will need a 3G router that will help distributing your 3G internet connection to LAN and Wi-FI users. I am here with a detailed article on different 3G Routers available in the market.
There are different 3G Wi-Fi routers available in the market and thus you need to choose as per your need. If you are looking for something portable and limited to Wi-FI sharing then go for pocket Wireless routers. If you want to share the connection with your desktop or a PC that does have a Wireless access then you will need to buy a Wi-FI router that will convert our USB 3G device to an internet gateway so that other LAN and WI-FI users can access the internet through it. Let us go through the device now:
LAVA Pocket Wireless W 150 Router
LAVA is an Indian telecom equipment manufacturer. They have launched a Pocket Wireless W150 router that can help you share your internet connection. Just plug in your 3G Sim and set it up. It has an RJ 45 cable that can be used to connect this router to an Access point or other router to share the internet connection. It can handle up to 32 LAN or Wi-Fi users. The cost is around $30 or Rs 1500. It features a built in 2300 mAH battery that can give it power for 4 hours if you are using it without charger attached.
Are you looking for a full fledged router that can spread your 3G internet to nearby Wi-Fi users and LAN network. TP Link is a well known network equipment manufacturer. This is a more complex router and provide services like port forwarding, DMZ, Access schedule and Parental control. It comes with a 3Year long warranty. It is portable but does not have inbuilt battery like a Lava pocket router.
TP-Link TL-MR3220 3G-4G Router
TP-Link has another 3G 4G router that is capable with most of LTE/HSUPA/HSDPA/UMTS/EVDO modems. If you have a bigger network and looking forward to connect 4LAN computers and some Wireless computer then this router can easily handle it. Its Antennae capacity is 5 dBI, Omni Directional, Detachable, Reverse SMA. TL-MR3220 3G-4G Router runs on Windows 98SE and Above, MAC OS, NetWare, UNIX, Linux and has 2.4 – 2.4835 GHz frequency. TP-Link TL-MR3220 has 150 Mbps wireless speed and 10/100 LAN/WAN. It is a nice router measuring 30 mm in height 174 mm width and 111 mm in depth and is priced at $ 32.
Netgear MBRN3000 3G Mobile Broadband Wireless-N Router
Netgear MBRN3000 Wireless-N Router is one of the nice router with easy plug and play setup and is capable ofsupporting Major Mobile Carriers and 3G USB Modems. Netgear MBRN3000 runs on Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Mac OS, UNIX, Linux and supports Standard IEEE IEEE 802.11b/g/n protocol. MBRN3000 Wireless-N Router has 2.4 GHz network frequency and has 145 Mbps Wireless Speed, 10/100 LAN/WAN. Netgear MBRN3000 Wireless 3G Router measures a body dimension of 33 mm in height 173 mm in width, 128 mm in depth and 300 g weight with 2year limited Warranty. Netgear MBRN3000 has a Broadband Usage Meter Helps Control Data Costs and has Highest Wi-Fi with WPA Security.
iBall 3G+ Wireless-N Router
Ball 3G+ Wireless-N Router is a superb router with WI-Fi Combo Router – 3G / Ethernet Support and has Green Technology. The Ball 3G+ Wireless router supports Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE802.3u protocol with a speed of 10/100 LAN/WAN and has Fixed Omnidirectional antennae capacity. iBall 3G+ Wireless-N Router has its security via DMZ, DoS (Deny of Service) and SPI (IP / Service Filter, URL Blocking, MAC Control), NAT (Virtual Server), Domain Filtering firewall. The Ball 3G+ Wireless router has 3years Warranty and is priced at $50.
D-Link DWR-113 3G Wi-Fi Router
D-Link DWR-113 3G Wi-Fi Router is one of the most popular and demanded router which has Universal Plug and Play installing with DC 5 V/2 A 5 % power supply. D-Link DWR-113 supports IEEE 802.11b/g, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u protocol with 150 Mbps wireless speed and 10/100 LAN/WAN. D-Link DWR-113 3G Wi-Fi Router has 2 dpi WiFi Antenna capacity measuring around 23 mm height 128 mm width and 148 mm depth. D-Link DWR-113 is compatible with EV-DO / CDMA / HSPA / HSUPA / HSDPA / UMTS networks, 3G Modem Backup, Auto WAN Failover, QoS Management, Load Sharing. D-Link DWR-113 3G WI-Fi Router is having a budget price of $40.
There will be lot more new Wi-Fi 3G Hotspot Modem launching in 2014. We are already tracking them and will be reporting very soon.