4G LTE Wi-Fi AC1200 Router


RRP NZ$ 399.99

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Stay connected. Even when your internet goes down.

The DWR-956 Wireless AC1200 4G LTE Multi-WAN Router allows you to seamlessly switch to a 4G LTE mobile internet backup network when your broadband internet goes down, with download speeds of up to 150Mbps1, so you can keep using the Internet without interruptions.

Wi-Fi Speed

Speeds of up to 1200Mbps with AC Wave 2 - 300Mbps (2.4GHZ) + 900 Mbps (5GHz). Enough bandwidth for internet surfing, video chats, streaming, and social media.

4GX and 4G Plus

Supports Telstra 4GX and Optus 4G Plus Networks



Like having two Wi-Fi networks, connect more devices with less congestion.


Failover Mode

Connectivity for wired devices such as media centres, network storage, and games consoles.



Connect your phone to the back of the DWR-956 to make VoIP calls over the Internet.

Voice Over IP


The DWR-956 provides Voice over IP technology with advanced communication features, and is compatible with Telstra 4GX and Optus 4G Plus Networks, so you can make and receive calls reliably. Use the FXS phone port on the DWR-956 to connect an ordinary phone set for your VoIP phone calls, and use the Router functions to connect all of your family members or personnel to the Internet for a fast online experience throughout your home or office.

A connection that stays with you.

Share a 4G LTE mobile broadband with multiple devices like smart TVs, games consoles, phones, tablets, and smart home devices with a strong Wi-Fi signal of up to 1200Mbps1 and 4 Gigabit Ports for wired connections. Simply insert your SIM card, and share your 4G LTE wireless network with your devices.


A connection that stays with you


Failover mode

We’ve designed this router with a constant Internet connection in mind. You can create failover connectivity if either your fixed line or mobile broadband fails.

Failover mode

Simply connect your main broadband to the WAN Port and follow the setup instructions. The Router will instantly switch to the backup mobile Internet when you need it most, allowing you to stay connected and enjoy the Internet without interruptions so you can maintain your productivity.


Superb speeds


Connect to your 4G LTE mobile connection with throughput speeds of up to 150Mbps1, giving you the speed you need for fast, responsive Internet access.

Using the latest Wireless AC technology, which can provide combined transfer rates of up to 1200Mbps1, the DWR-956 operates on the 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless bands at the same time using concurrent dual-band technology.

More bandwidth intensive devices such as TV & Audio.

Less bandwith intensive devices such as Smart appliances.

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Two Firewalls for Superior Protection

Includes built-in dual-active firewalls (SPI and NAT) to protect against malicious attacks. The latest WPA/WPA2 wireless encryption helps keep your wireless network secure and your traffic safe, helping stop unauthorised users from accessing your network.



1 Data rates are theoretical. Data transfer rate depends on network capacity, signal strength, and environmental factors.



  • Share your 3G/ 4G connection with built-in standard-size SIM Card Slot
  • Simultaneous Dual-Band: Deliver faster Wi-Fi speeds of up to 1,200Mbps1
  • LTE Bands: 1 / 3 / 7 / 8 / 20 / 28 (2100/ 1800/ 2600/ 900/ 800/ 700 MHz)
  • UMTS / HSDPA / HSUPA Bands: 1 / 8 (2100/ 900 MHz)
  • GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE: 3 / 8 (1800/ 900 MHz)
  • Gigabit Ethernet: Provides fast wired connectivity with one dedicated Gigabit WAN for NBN/ UFB connectivity and 4 Gigabit LAN ports
  • VoIP Enabled: Connect your phone to make VoIP calls
    NOTE: To use the VoIP capability, you will need to obtain your VoIP account settings from your Service Provider

Design :Desktop
LAN Port Type :Gigabit
WAN Type :Multi WAN
WAN Port Type :Fast Ethernet|3G/4G LTE (via SIM)
Wi-Fi Type :Wireless AC
Wireless :Wireless AC1200
Dimensions (Size) :170 x 180 x 80 mm
UTM Features :No
WAN Failover :Yes
WAN Ports :1
Rack Mountable :Yes
LAN Port(s) :4
Warranty :3-Year Limited Warranty

"You can use a company SIM as opposed to your home internet. 4G is also faster than ADSL and thus more appropriate for a home office."

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"If you need a secondary router or dedicated 4G router, the D-Link DWR-956 4G LTE Router is one of the best you can get today." 9/10

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"Boasts a plethora of clever features for working at home and even playing games during your downtime that supports a myriad of devices."

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"With so many of us working or studying from home right now, protecting your internet connection is pretty damn important."

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"If you’re looking for a reasonable router with 4G fallback in the case of your primary connection failing then this IS a winner."

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"This unit is ideal for small homes or offices. Or really anywhere a quick hotspot is needed without massive data streaming."

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"D-Link is ready to help the Aussie workforce transfer to working from home with this brand new AC1200 4G LTE router."

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