Approved Wifi Routers

If you purchase a router not provided by NITCO, please use one of the following devices. The devices listed below are locally available in stores. They have been thoroughly tested and are compatible on our network.

If you have questions about any of the products give us at call at (219) 996-2981.

Small / Medium Business Class

AX6000 WiFi Router (RAX80) Nighthawk® 8-Stream Dual-Band WiFi 6 Router

AX6000 WiFi Router (RAX80) Nighthawk® 8-Stream Dual-Band WiFi 6 Router

  • Ultra-Fast, Reliable Speeds
    • Total wireless speeds of up to 6Gbps make for smoother ultra HD 4K streaming.

  • Room for All Your Smart Devices
    • A 64-bit 1.8GHz quad-core processor allows for the best performance for streaming, gaming, and more without interruptions.

  • Easy to Use
    • Setting up your Nighthawk Router takes just minutes, and you can easily manage your system with the Nighthawk app.

  • Connect More Wired Devices
    • 5 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports make it convenient to set up home offices or entertainment spaces.
 Linksys Dual-Band Mesh WiFi 6 Router (MR9600)

Linksys Dual-Band Mesh WiFi 6 Router (MR9600)

  • More capacity to more devices with WiFi 6 technology.
  • Covers up to 3,000 sq. ft, handles 40+ Devices, and Speed up to 6.0 Gbps.
  • Powered by Intelligent Mesh™ Technology, easily expand full speed WiFi coverage.
  • Isolates your network to eliminate interference.
  • Smarter Security with automatic updates, parental controls and guest mode.
  • Setup and control your network from anywhere with the Linksys App.
 TP-Link Archer AX6000

TP-Link Archer AX6000

  • Blazing Speed
    • AX6000 Dual-Band Wi-Fi speed boosted by 1024QAM deliver astonishing wireless speed up to 5952 Mbps: 4804 Mbps (5 GHz) and 1148 Mbps (2.4 GHz)1

  • Ultra Connectivity
    • 1 × 2.5Gbps WAN port6, 8 × Gigabit LAN ports, and 2 × USB 3.0 in Type A and Type C

  • Highly Efficient
    • OFDMA increases average throughput by 4× in high-density scenarios, compared with an 802.11ac standard router. Downlink and uplink MU-MIMO are both supported.2 5

  • Powerful Processing
    • 1.8 GHz Quad-Core CPU and 2 co-processors eradicate latency and deliver stable performance

  • Intelligent Connection
    • Band Steering directs clients to less congested band and Airtime Fairness optimizes the time usage

  • Security System Built In
    • A free lifetime subscription of TP-Link HomeCareTM provides your whole network with advanced antimalware service, delivering Antivirus, Parental Controls and QoS7

  • Easy Setup
    • Link to your router via Bluetooth and set it up in minutes with the powerful Tether app

Enterprise Class

Cisco ASR1001 

Cisco ASR1001

  • Forwarding Rate
    • Up to 7.5 Mpps

  • Dimensions (H x W x D)
    • 22.8 x 17.2 x 22 in

  • Crypto Performance
    • Up to 1.8 Gbps

  • Rack Units
    • 13 RU

  • Shared Port Adapter Slots
    • 1

  • Integrated Daughter Card
    • 4 x GE Ports

  • Redundant Power Supply
    • Dual AC or DC

  • Built-in Gigabit Ethernet Ports:
    • 4
 Cisco 1941

Cisco 1941

  • 2 integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports
  • 2 enhanced High-Speed WAN Interface Card slots that can host 2 single wide or 1 double wide and 1 single wide (e)HWIC
  • 1 Internal Services Module slot
  • Fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Cisco Enhanced PoE
  • Embedded hardware-accelerated VPN encryption
  • Secure collaborative communications with Group Encrypted Transport VPN, Dynamic Multipoint VPN, or Enhanced Easy VPN
  • Integrated threat control using Cisco IOS Firewall, Cisco IOS Zone-Based Firewall, Cisco IOS IPS, and Cisco IOS Content Filtering
  • Identity management that uses authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA), and public key infrastructure

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