4G LTE Modem

802.11n and 10/100 LAN Mobile Broadband Router

Anytime, Anywhere Mobile Broadband Access.

The NETGEAR MBR1516 4G LTE Router offers a complete routing platform with integrated LTE Modem for high-speed Mobile Broadband WAN access.

Model: MBR1516
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Anytime, Anywhere Mobile Broadband Access.

Designed with low latency applications and mobile multimedia in mind, the MBR1516 delivers uncompromising performance and multiservice user experience. For business applications, the MBR1516 provides high availability with an Ethernet WAN port for primary network access and the Mobile WAN port for failover.

Key Features

  • 4G (LTE) integrated modem, LTE Band 4 (AWS or 1700/2100Mhz)
  • High performance 802.11n WiFi
  • Preconfigured WPA/WPA2 and WPS
  • Multi-SSID support
  • Optional external antennas
  • Ethernet WAN with failover to Mobile WAN
  • TR69 ready
  • OpenDNS parental control (optional)
  • Driverless client PC install
  • SMS communicator with notification

Key Benefits

  • Subscriber self-installation and activation, reducing support cost
  • Whole home coverage without any additional wires
  • Secure WiFi access
  • Private and Public access
  • Extended coverage
  • Always-on connectivity
  • Remote management for faster troubleshooting
  • Safe in-home network
  • Easy setup reducing support cost
  • SMS alerts
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System Requirements
  • Compatible 4G LTE Mobile Service
  • Optional external mobile antenna’s with SMA connectors
  • 2.4GHz wireless adapter or Ethernet adapter and cable for each computer
  • Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, XP, MAC and other operating systems running a TCP/IP network
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
  • DOS protect & DDOS detect
  • Static and dynamic routing with TCP/IP, SIP & VPN Pass-Through (IPSec, L2TP, PPTP), RIP V1 & V2
  • DMZ, DNS, DNS Proxy, Dynamic DNS, DHCP (client, relay & server)
  • RFC 1483 static IP, classic IP Port forwarding
  • Wireless Distribution System (WDS), RADIUS, QoS, TFTP Client
Physical Interfaces
  • LAN: Four 10/100 Mbps auto-sensing, Auto Uplink RJ-45 ports
  • WAN Ports: 4G LTE internal Modem
  • Wireless: 802.11n access point auto rate capable to 270 Mbps
  • 2G Quad band (850/900/1800/1900Mhz)
  • 3G Tri band (850/1800/1900Mhz), HSDPA: Cat 14, HSUPA: Cat 6, 4G LTE, Band 4 (AWS or 1700/2100Mhz)
  • 2 external mobile antenna connectors
  • SIM card slot
  • Firewall: Stateful packet inspection (SPI)
  • Intrusion logging and reporting, denial service (DoS) and DDoS protection
  • NAT traversal (VPN Pass-Through) for IPSec, PPTP and L2TP VPNs
  • Mode of operation: Port and Network Address Translation (PAT/NAT), static routing
  • IP Address Assignment: Static IP address assignment, internal DHCP server on LAN, DHCP client on WAN
  • Domain Filtering & Parental Control
  • Port range forwarding, exposed host (DMZ), DNS proxy, URL content filtering
Power Adapter
  • 12V DC, 2.5 A; plug is localized
  • Optional automotive adapter is available
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 234 x 160 x 76 mm (9.2 x 6.3 x 3.0 in)
  • Weight: 0.5 kg (1.3 lb)
Environmental Specifications
  • Operating temperature: 0º to 40º C
  • Operating humidity: 90% maximum relative humidity, non-condensing
  • Storage temperature: -20º C to 70º C
  • Storage humidity: 5% - 95%
  • US: NETGEAR 1-year warranty
  • Rest of world: NETGEAR 2-year warranty
Package Contents
  • MBR1516 Mobile Broadband router
  • Power adapter
  • Ethernet cable
  • Vertical stand
  • CE, WiFi, UL, FCC15
Network Management
  • UPnP
  • Remote Web Management
  • Smart Setup Wizard
  • Traffic Monitoring and Limit controls
  • Content Filtering: Block Sites, Block Services, Blocking Schedule, E-mail notification, Event Logs
  • Maintenance: Router Status, Attached Devices, Backups, Set Password
  • Port Forwarding, Port Triggering
Statistics (by LAN/WAN Port)
  • Link Status
  • Transmit/Receive traffic in packets
  • Up Time
  • Poll Interval between updates
  • WEP 64/128 bit
  • WPA2, WPA2-PSK
  • MAC address Access Control
  • Multi-SSID, Disable SSID broadcast
  • WPS
  • Turn WiFi on or off with push button & time of day setting
  • Wireless Protection Setup (WPS) with PIN or push button
RF Characteristics
  • WiFi Transmit Power: 50 mW in 802.11g/n mode and 20 mW in 802.11b mode
  • Power
  • WPS
  • Mobile Broadband/WiFi on/off
  • Signal Quality (3 LEDs: low, good & excellent)
  • WiFi
  • Internet
  • LAN
  • Ethernet WAN
  • SMS