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 ACTE announce Dual SIM heavy industrial Cellular VPN router

ACTE, the specialist distributor of wireless M2M Communications products have announced the U.K launch of the Robustel R2000 rugged cellular router offering enhanced cellular connectivity and WLAN for Machine to Machine applications.

R2000 is a rugged, programmable, highly efficient and cost effective VPN gateway. It allows provision for secure, reliable and seamless data connectivity over 4G, 3G or 2G cellular connections. As with all Robustel routers, R2000 features dual SIM support to allow for roaming between networks or when data limits are reached.

With a highly specified Cellular interface, R2000 boasts 4G / LTE speeds, up to 150 / 50 Mbps (DL/UL) and 3G HSPA+ speeds up to 21.6 / 5.76Mbps (DL/UL).

An optional WLAN interface (pictured), R2000 supports 802.11b/g/n, either in Access Point or client mode. Configurable ethernet ports consist of 2 x LAN or 1 x LAN, 1 x WAN (10/100Mbps) with a 1.5KV magnet isolation protection built in.

R2000 boasts multiple VPN tunnelling methods via IPsec/OpenVPN or GRE. With a wide input voltage of 9-26V DC, the R2000 metal enclosure can be easily mounted into a variety of industrial applications via a DIN rail or wall mount bracket and separate earth.

On board status LED’s allow for a quick interrogation and deployed units can be remotely managed, rebooted or updated via a built in watchdog or timer.

Robustel produce several ranges of cost effective industrial routers, terminals and gateways operating on 4G, 3G or GPRS. Designed for wireless M2M and telemetry platforms as a way of accessing remote devices in the field, Robustel enable multiple connectivity solutions to end equipment. These include multiple I/O and serial interface options via RS232, RS485, USB or Ethernet. Dual SIM card ports, high voltage range and rugged build quality are spread across the various products. Low volume gateway prices start at £49.

R2000 has full CE, R&TTE, RoHS and WEEE approval and satisfies the heavy industrial EMI: EN55022 Class B and EMC: EN6100-4-X Level 3 & 4 requirements.

David Taylor, PR Manager of ACTE comments “R2000 provides a true industrial cellular router for applications requiring reliable, continuous connectivity such as communications within ATM’s, retail POS systems or IP video surveillance.”


Robustel is a high-tech company focused on providing robust connectivity for M2M and Internet of Things applications. Established in 2010 and located in Guangdong, China.

Robustel are ISO9001:2008 compliant and produce hardware solutions for a broad range of wireless M2M applications such as Energy and Utilities, Security, Building and Industrial Automation and Retail. Robustel are members of the GCF forum and products meet global accreditation criteria.


ACTE U.K is a specialist wireless Internet of Things (IoT) electronic components distributor and a division of the €250M turnover Lagercrantz Group (Stockholm Nasdaq: LAGR B). Offering “best of breed” modular and sub systems covering standards based wireless technologies, ACTE have specialist staff with many years knowledge in the wireless sector and are backed up by the world class facilities of the Lagercrantz Group.


For more information, please see the Robustel R2000 product page or contact David Taylor at ACTE on +44 1256 845888 or visit