ASUS Announces Availability of RT-AXE7800 WiFi 6E Tri-Band Router with Up to 7,800 Mbps of Bandwidth

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ASUS has announced that the RT-AXE7800, one of the company’s latest WiFi 6E routers, is now available for purchase. Powered by a 1.7 GHz quad-core 64-bit Broadcom CPU, the router offers up to 7,800 Mbps of bandwidth and what ASUS has described as robust network security, assisted by features such as Safe Browsing and a free lifetime subscription to AiProtection Pro by Trend Micro. ASUS did not sharing pricing in its press release.

  • Ultra-fast WiFi 6E Technology – The whole-new 6 GHz band dramatically increases network capacity, delivering higher WiFi performance and more stable connectivity with speeds up to 7800 Mbps.
  • One-Tap Safe Browsing – Block undesirable content with ASUS Safe Browsing, and protect your kids online by filtering explicit content from search results.
  • Enhanced Security Anywhere – Protect your home network with a free lifetime subscription to AiProtection Pro, powered by Trend Micro. And when away from home, ASUS Instant Guard gives you a one-click sharable secure VPN.
  • Free Parental Controls – More flexible customizations to protect your kids online.
  • AiMesh Supported – Expand your wireless network with ASUS AiMesh-compatible routers and enjoy powerful, flexible and seamless whole-home WiFi.
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From an ASUS press release:

ASUS today announced the availability of RT-AXE7800, a WiFi 6E router offering up to 7800 Mbps of bandwidth and robust network security. Geared up with the new 6 GHz band, it’s designed to scale to the connectivity demands of those who need to deal with a large number of devices, such as hybrid workers and professional studios.

Ultrafast WiFi 6E delivers

WiFi 6E has up to seven additional high-speed 160 MHz channels, enabling multi-gigabit speeds with stable and consistent connections. It dramatically increases network capacity while reducing congestion, delivering higher performance for every WiFi 6E device.

ASUS RT-AXE7800, powered by a 1.7 GHz quad-core 64-bit Broadcom CPU, leverages the new 6 GHz band to deliver ultrafast data throughput for a seamless user experiences, especially for increasing needs of hybrid workers and small businesses.

RT-AXE7800 is also fully compatible with ASUS AiMesh. Users can easily expand their wireless network with AiMesh-compatible routers and enjoy powerful, flexible and seamless whole-home WiFi.

ASUS-exclusive Safe Browsing

The internet can contain inappropriate content, intrusive ads or other dangers and safety risks. The ASUS Safe Browsing feature in RT-AXE7800 helps block undesirable content in one tap — with no extra apps required. Its lightweight DNS-based filtering won’t affect router performance. It can even filter explicit content from search engine results to help protect kids online.

Enhanced security anywhere

A free lifetime subscription to AiProtection Pro powered by Trend Micro provides commercial-grade network security with automatic, regularly updated security signatures to protect devices and personal data from internet threats.

When users are away from home, the ASUS Instant Guard mobile app provides one-tap secure internet access via RT-AXE7800, thanks to its encrypted VPN tunneling technology. This newly upgraded app even lets users easily share this worry-free network connection with family and friends through a URL link that can be added to an email or text message.

The built-in VPN server and VPN client support various security protocols including OpenVPN and the latest WireGuard. With VPN Fusion, one can also assign various devices to different VPN tunnels, while simultaneously keeping an ordinary internet connection for regular use, without interfering with the browsing experience of other users. This works even for devices that cannot run VPN software, like smart TVs and game consoles. One can set up and manage VPN connections via the easy-to-use ASUS Router mobile app or in the web browser interface.

Upgraded parental controls

The upgraded parental controls in RT-AXE7800 can make digital parenting more flexible and effortless. Parents can gain insight into their kids’ online activity and customize settings for different age groups with the robust settings. Also, users can flexibly schedule internet access with one click, or grant extra online time to reward good behavior.

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Tsing Mui
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