GigaConnect® 6500 Series

GigaConnect® 6500 Series

Enterprise Multi-Service LTE Router

BEC 6500 4G/LTE Multi-Service Router

The BEC 6500 series Enterprise Multi-Service LTE Router is a high-performance platform, featuring Dual-WAN interfaces (4G/LTE and GigaConnect® Ethernet WAN), 4-port Gigabit Ethernet Switch, USB 2.0, high-power 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi access point, hotspot/captive portal, dynamic routing, and robust Firewall security.

The 6500AEL Series modes range from LTE CAT 4 up to LTE CAT 12 providing unprecedented LTE speeds, bandwidth, and network performance across licensed LTE bands and CBRS shared spectrum commercial deployments.. Dual WAN connectivity allows the 6500AEL Series to support a variety of wired broadband
connections types,  FTTH, Cable modems, with data rates reaching up to 1Gbps.

Multi-WAN Connectivity

  • Dual WAN interface, can serve as primary all in one connection or drop-in secondary WAN failover for existing networks.

Instant Wireless Failover

  • Actively monitors primary for fully automated failover ensuring “Always-On’ connectivity

Carrier-Grade Wireless LAN

  • 802.11AC Wave 2 Wireless LAN providing up to 1200Mbps 802.11ac (877Mbps on 5GHz and 300Mbps on 2.4Ghz) including Wi-Fi Hotspot & Captive Portal functionality

Gigabit Speeds

  • 5 Gigabit Ethernet ports (4 LAN +1 WAN) delivering wire speed performance for high speed applications and services

Advanced Networking

  • Integrated Dynamic Routing (BGP, OSPF), Secured VPN Termination (up to 40 simultaneous sessions},  automatic failover, load balancing, SPI Firewall, QoS, VLAN and IPv6

Robust Protection and Security

  • Integrated firewall with Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI), denial of service (DoS) mitigation, filtering and parental control

6500AEL R15

  • CAT 6 
  • Carrier Aggregation: 2CA DL
  • LTE Bands: 1-5, 7, 8,12,13,20,25,26, 29, 30 & 41
  • LTE Antenna:  2×2 MIMO 

6500AEL R17-AF

  • CAT 4
  • LTE Bands: 2, 4, 5, 12, 13, 14, 66 & 71
  • LTE Antenna:  2×2 MIMO 

6500AEL R18 (CBRS)

  • CAT 6
  • Carrier Aggregation: 2CA DL
  • LTE Bands: 41, 42, 43, and 48
  • LTE Antenna:  4×4 MIMO 

6500AEL R20 (CBRS)

  • CAT 12 
  • Carrier Aggregation:  3CA DL and 2CA UL
  • LTE Bands: 1-5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 41, 42,43, 46, 48, 66
  • LTE Antenna:  4×2 MIMO 

6500AEL R21 (CBRS)

  • CAT 12
  • Carrier Aggregation:  3CA DL and 2CA UL
  • LTE Bands: 42, 43, and 48
  • LTE Antenna:  4×4 MIMO 

Availability and Resilience

  • Dual-WAN ports (4G & Ethernet WAN)
  • Load balancing – Maximizing bandwidth of outbound traffic
  • Auto fail-over between 4G and EWAN

Network Protocols and Features

  • IPv4, IPv6, IPv4 / IPv6 dual stack
  • IP Tunnel IPv6 in IPv4 (6RD)
  • IP Tunnel IPv4 in IPv6 (DS-Lite)
  • NAT, static routing and RIP-1/2
  • Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) compliant
  • Dynamic Domain Name System (DDNS)
  • Virtual server and DMZ
  • SNTP, DNS relay, IGMP proxy and IGMP snooping for video service
  • MLD proxy and MLD snooping for video service
  • Supports port-based Virtual LAN (VLAN)

Firewall

  • Built-in NAT Firewall
  • Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)
  • Prevents DoS attacks including Land Attack, Ping of Death, etc.
  • Access Control
  • IP Filtering, MAC Filtering, URL Filtering, Carrier-Grade Wireless LAN
  • Compliant with IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac standards
  • 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz frequency range
  • 20/40-MHz channel bandwidth
  • Up to 300Mbps (2.4GHz) & 866Mbps (5GHz) wireless data phy rate
  • 64/128 bits WEP supported for encryption
  • Wireless security with WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, Mixed WPA/WAP2-PSK, (TKIP/AES), 802.1x/Radius
  • AP, Client Bridge, and WDS Operational Modes
  • Multiple SSID (4 SSIDs), BSSID
  • Wireless MAC filtering
  • Wireless Client Isolation
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot with Captive Portal
  • Dynamic, Wi-Fi client rate-limiting

VPN/Tunneling (Optional)

  • IPSec VPN Tunneling
  • OpenVPN Tunneling
  • PPTP VPN Tunneling
  • L2TP over IPSec VPN Tunneling
  • GRE
  • Embedded PPTP / L2TP / IPSec / OpenVPN Client and Server
  • IKE Key Management
  • MPPE Encryption for PPTP
  • IPSec DES, 3DES and AES encryption

Dynamic Routing Protocols (Optional)

  • BGP and OSPF

USB Application Server

  • Storage: FTP server and Samba server

Quality of Service Control

  • Traffic prioritization based-on IP protocol, port number, and IP address

Management

  • Quick Installation Wizard
  • Web-based GUI for remote and local management
  • Firmware upgrade and configuration data upload and download via web-based GUI and over-the-air
  • Supports DHCP server/client/relay
  • TR-069 supports remote management
  • BECentral® Cloud Management
  • SNMP v1, v2, v3, MIB-I, and MIB-ll support
  • Syslog monitoring
  • SMS Control function for status and reboot

Physical Interface

  • 4G LTE Antennas:
    R15 / R17AF / R20: Two (2) detachable
    R18 / R21: Four (4) detachable
  • Wi-Fi Antennas:
    Four (4) internal antennas
    Two (2) external antennas
  • WAN: 4G/LTE & Ethernet WAN (EWAN)
  • Ethernet LAN: 4-port 10/100/1000Mbps auto-crossover (MDI/ MDI-X) switch
  • USB 2.0 : One (1) Interface
  • SIM Card Slot (2FF)
  • Reset Button
  • Wireless On/O and WPS Push Button
  • Power Jack
  • LED Indicators

Physical Specifications

  • Dimensions: 9.04″(W) x 6.10”(D4) x 1.69″(H) (229.5 mm x 155 mm x 43 mm)

Power Requirements

  • Input: 15V DC, 1.6A

Operating Environment

  • Operating temperature: 32 to 104º F (0 to 40º C)
  • Storage temperature: – 4 to 158º F (- 20 to 70º C)
  • Humidity: 20 ~ 95% non-condensing

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