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AirCard 790S Mobile Hotspot

Top Speed with Exceptional Features

AirCard 790S is a category 6 LTE mobile hotspot leveraging 802.11ac Wi-Fi and carrier aggregation technology to deliver astonishing download speeds reaching 300Mbps. It’s equipped with an intuitive color touchscreen, a long-lasting battery, and it supports the 700 MHz spectrum providing extra in-building coverage and faster-than-ever 4G speeds.

Model: AC790S
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  • • Supports Cat 6 LTE with carrier aggregation (up to 40 MHz)

  • • Future proof for the premium 700 MHz spectrum

  • • Capable of download speeds of up to 300mbps

  • • Simultaneous dual-band WiFi for ultimate flexibility and performance


  • • Connect up to 15 WiFi enabled devices on the go

  • • Easy sharing with guest WiFi Support

Battery Life

  • • Last up to 11 hours of active use

  • • Up to 349 hours on standby

Ease of Use

  • • 2.4 inch color LCD touchscreen to conveniently monitor data usage, manage device and network settings

  • • Real-time data usage meter for better data management

  • • Charges smartphones and small portable USB devices using the unique jump boost feature


  • • Secure WiFi connections – highest level wireless security with WPA/WPA2

  • • WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) enabled

  • • Password protected administration UI


  • • AirCard Smart Cradle to expand network, charge battery, boost 4G/3G signal and extend WiFi coverage

  • • Ethernet and Antenna Charging Cradle available to extend coverage and boost signal strength

  • • Free NETGEAR AirCard App to manage device conveniently from a smartphone or tablet

  • • A rechargeable extend battery that lasts up to 16 hours of active use

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Network Technology
  • 4G CA 1800+700, 1800+2600, 2600+700, 2600+2600 MHz
  • 4G 700/900/1800/2100/2600 MHz
  • 3G 850/900/1900/2100 MHz
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, 2x2 MIMO, simultaneous Dual-Band 2.4GH/5GHz
  • Chipset: Qualcomm - MDM9230 (Modem) - WTR3925 (RF) - QCA6174 (Wi-Fi)
Wi-Fi Features
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/b/g/n, 2x2 MIMO
  • Dual-Band Wi-Fi 2.4GHz/5GHz
  • Multiple SSID/Guest Wi-Fi support
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
Device Display
  • 2.4” QVGA capacitive LCD touchscreen
  • 3FF Format (microSIM)
  • Removable lithium-ion (2930 mAh)
  • Up to 11 hours of continuous use
  • Up to 349 hours on standby
  • Wi-Fi security encryption methods:
  • WEP 64 (Open/Shared)
  • WEP 128 (Open/Shared)
  • WPA Personal TKIP
  • WPA Personal TKIP AES
  • WPA2 Personal AES
  • WPA2 Personal TKIP AES
  • WPA/WPA2
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
  • VPN pass-through
  • NAT firewall
  • Security web interface
  • Multiple SSID/Guest Wi-Fi support
  • View & block connected devices from the touchscreen
  • Password protected Web UI
  • Ability to turn off Wi-Fi or USB Tethering
  • 110 mm (L) x 68 mm (W) x 15 mm (H)
  • 136 g
Antennas Diversity Support
  • 2X2 MIMO (multiple-input and multiple-output) antenna for LTE
  • Dual TS-9 external 4G/3G antenna ports
  • 2x2 MIMO antenna for Wi-Fi
  • Operating temperature: 0 to 35° Celsius
  • Storage temperature: -40 to 85° Celsius
  • RoHS compliant
Package Contents
  • NETGEAR AirCard 790S Mobile Hotspot
  • Removable Lithium Ion (Li-ion) battery 2930 mAh
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Manufacturer’s warranty card
  • AC charger and USB charging cable
  • Jump boost cable

NETGEAR Warranty

  • This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 1-year Hardware Warranty.
  • 24/7 basic technical support provided for 90 days from purchase date, when purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller.

AirCard App for Mobile Hotspots

Manage your AirCard mobile hotspot from the convenience of your smartphone or tablet. This complimentary app from NETGEAR is available for iPhone, iPad, Kindle, and Android® smartphones and tablets.

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The AirCard App is the official app for managing your AirCard Mobile Hotspot from NETGEAR. View your connection, settings, and data usage from the convenience of your mobile app, tablet or smartphone.

  • Monitor your mobile hotspot connection and battery life in real-time
  • View connected Wi-Fi devices
  • Track data usage by month and session
  • Turn off your hotspot
  • Enable Dual-Band WiFi (applicable models only)
  • Beep your hotspot (applicable models only)
  • Note: This App is not designed for USB modems.

AirCard Smart Cradle

Transform your NETGEAR AirCard mobile hotspot into a powerful LTE router with this AirCard Smart Cradle. With high-gain internal 4G/3G antennas and external Wi-Fi antennas, 1 USB port and 5 Gigabit Ethernet ports, users can maximize the power of their mobile Wi-Fi network and get the ultimate range and performance needed for homes and offices.

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Ethernet and Antenna Charging Cradle

This latest cradle from NETGEAR is equipped with an Ethernet port to provide tethered Internet connectivity from your mobile hotspot to your desktop, laptop, printer, network attached storage (NAS), media server or any other Ethernet-enabled device. Furthermore, it has 2 integrated MIMO (multiple-input and multiple-output) antennas for faster speeds over 4G LTE networks and two TS9 connectors for external antennas, so that you can boost signal and get high-speed wireless Internet access that goes the distance.

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MIMO Antenna

This external antenna plugs into your 3G/4G AirCard® USB Modems or Mobile Hotspots to boost speeds and extend coverage in buildings or vehicles, or from remote sites where network coverage is sparse.

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