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March 15, 2009

3G Mobile WiFi Router: D-Link DIR-451

Those who were interested in the Smart Bro Share It Wireless Router but want to use any mobile 3G provider may want to look into this 3G router by D-Link, the DIR451.

d-link dir415

This has been available locally for some time now and has been listed at Villman for a while. It’s basically a wifi router that also acts as a 3G modem (similar to the SmartBro Share It).

D-Link DIR-451 3G Mobile Router
UMTS/HSDPA
WiFi 802.11 b/g
WEP, WPA, and WPA2 security
Dual active firewalls (SPI and NAT)
4-port 10/100 LAN

The retail price though is a but higher, at Php8,988, but that’s what you pay for an unlocked 3G router and the 24-month service contract.


16 Responses to “3G Mobile WiFi Router: D-Link DIR-451”

  1. Ton says:

    Abe, doesn’t this just work with PCMCIA cards? Meaning the USB variety wont work?

  2. neis says:

    if it was a sim-slot router why not, but you need to connect a pcmcia 3g card… no way for the price :(

    i don’t think this is an alternative at all to the smart one.

  3. information
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    says:

    8,000+ price for a 3G router is just too much for personal use but if you want to start a 3G routing business then it would be a good investment.

  4. CarloBlogg says:

    hmmm, that’s look like my router… oh wait, DIR-300 pala ung sakin, no 3G for me :(

  5. Adrian says:

    mas ok pa yung linksys compare sa dlink.

  6. Anne says:

    Ouch at the price. I think I’ll stick to good ol’ JoikuSpot.

  7. Victor says:

    eto mas ok dovado router, mas mganda sa linksys and D-link…http://www.dovado.com

  8. Abu says:

    wouldnt it be cheaper if you just buy a 2nd hand nokia series 60 phone with wifi(N95, e51,etc.) and use joiku spot program to act as a wifi router. This setup is better in cars and vans while in a road trip.

  9. Abu says:

    http://www.dovado.com- i checked this one out…Do you still need a laptop just to power this one? Is the setup for this is laptop + usb dovado modem= shared internet? Is it better than Nokia wifi phone + joiku spot program= standalone shared internet?

  10. Jose Tan says:

    This product is very expensive, very. You need to purchase a 3g modem for this, according to the docs.
    If this had a built in modem, I’d consider it OK. But it doesn’t come with one built in.

  11. obsolete says:

    ask ko lang if pde rin ba sa prepaid yan na SUN or sa mga post paid lang???? eh sa operating system working kaya sya sa vista (atheros lan) at sa windows 7

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  13. Jay says:

    The price is unreasonable considering DLink isn’t a reliable wireless router…yes I have one and countless of times I want to axe it infront of its makers. Yes, I’m going to dump it real soon. I hope DLink closes its plants.

  14. Benedict says:

    meron na sa cdr king yehey

  15. james austria says:

    how much would it cost sir/mam?

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