Communication Flexibility via 3G/HSDPA using the USB port
The BiPAC 7402X allows you to connect a 3G/HSDPA USB modem to its built-in USB port, enabling you to use a 3G/HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, or GSM Internet connection, makes downstream rates of up to 14.4Mbps *(Note 3) possible. With the increasing popularity of the 3G standard, communication via the BiPAC 7402X is becoming more convenient and widely available -allowing you to watch movies, download music on the road, or access e-mail no matter where you are. You can even share your Internet connection with others, no matter if you're in a meeting, or speeding across the country on a train.
The BiPAC 7402GX is compliant with worldwide ADSL standards, and supports download rates of up to 12/24Mbps using ADSL2/2+, 8Mbps using ADSL and an upload rate of up to 1Mbps. Using this technology you'll be able to enjoy high-speed ADSL and broadband multimedia applications such as interactive gaming, video streaming and real-time audio. The integrated Annex M standard supports ADSL2/2+ for higher upload speeds by doubling the upload data rate. Planned support for auto-failover means that you'll be assured of a constant Internet connection – in case your ADSL line fails, the BiPAC 7402X will connect via 3G to deliver uninterrupted connectivity.
An integrated 802.11g Wireless Access Point offers quick yet easy access with data encryption for added security. Wireless Protected Access (WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK) and Wireless Encryption Protocol (WEP) support ensures high-level data protection and WLAN access control. In addition, rich firewall security features such as SPI, DoS attack prevention and URL content filtering are integrated to provide unparalleled protection for Internet access. Enjoy the benefits of added security by simply pressing the Wi-Fi Protected Setup button to quickly and easily set up secure wireless communication. If your network requires wider coverage, the built-in Wireless Distribution System (WDS) repeater function allows you to expand the wireless network without the need for using any wires.
Secure VPN connections
The BiPAC 7402GX supports embedded IPSec VPN (Virtual Private Network) protocols, allowing users to establish encrypted private connections of up to 16 simultaneous tunnels over the Internet. With a built-in DES/3DES VPN accelerator, the router enhances IPSec VPN performance significantly and ensures that data is transmitted securely between two or more sites.