D-Link announces Cloud Router 5700 802.11ac router shipping now

D-Link has announced that it's now shipping its very first 802.11ac wireless router called the Cloud Router 5700. The router uses the 802.11ac standard supporting significantly faster wireless throughput of up to 1750 Mbps. The significantly faster wireless speeds compared to 802.11n mean that users can transfer large files and stream high-definition video around their home or office network more smoothly and quickly.

The router works with D-Link's Cloud App to allow the user to monitor controller home network remotely. The router also supports the SharePort mobile app to give users easy access to manage and stream mobile content for the connected USB drive to mobile devices running the app. Router uses a Broadcom 5G WiFi chip and promises data transfer speeds three times faster than the fastest Wireless N technology out there.

The router uses 5 GHz band for less interference and a clear connection and supports IPv6. The router is compatible with current 802.11n networks. Other features include 4 Gb Ethernet ports, extended wireless coverage thanks to an amplified wireless signal, and a clean set of security features, including a SPI firewall and WPA2. The router is available now for $189.99 online.