Performance Series 

AirLink® XR80 5G High-Performance
Multi-Network Router

5G High-Performance Multi-Network Router for Public Safety, Field Service Fleets and Mission-Critical Fixed Applications

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Designed for fixed and mobile-mission and business critical applications

that require ultimate connectivity and reliability

“Always-on” connectivity

delivers consistent primary and backup connectivity for public and private networks

AirLink Out-of-Band Management

simplifies deployment and troubleshooting reducing total cost of ownership (TCO)

Simplified set up and usability

with new AirLink OS and upgraded AirLink Management Service (ALMS)


Top Features
Device Variant
Cellular Connectivity Supported
Up to 4.14 Gbps DL/660 Mbps UL
4G LTE-A Pro CAT20

Up to 2 Gbps DL/210 Mbps UL

Optional dual 5G cellular

LPWA exclusively for ALMS Out-of-Band Management

Assisted GNSS with inertial dead reckoning and integrated vehicle telemetry via ODBII/CAN

Single 4x4 Wi-Fi 6 AP/STA up to 2.4Gbps

Single 1x1 Wi-Fi 6 STA

Support for 128 clients. WPA2/3Enterprise. High output power 21 dBm (per chain)

Non-Wi-Fi model available

Host Interfaces

All WAN/LAN interfaces use Sierra Cognitive Wireless and Data Path Acceleration Architecture

Single 5G: 3x RJ-45 Ethernet ports (1x 5Gbps with PTP IEEE 1588, 2x 1Gbps)

Dual 5G: 4x RJ-45 Ethernet ports (1x 5Gbpswith PTP IEEE 1588, 4x 1Gbps)

Dual SIM Slots. Dual RS-232 serial on RJ-45

Aux Port (GPIO/CAN). USB 3.2 type-C port. Bluetooth 5.1 (future support)


All Sierra Wireless security features including secure boot and secure firmware update. AAA: 802.1x/Radius authentication

Stateful firewall with port forwarding and DMZ

WPA2/3 Personal/Enterprise WLAN Encryption and FIPS 140-2

Aluminum die cast housing rated to IP-64 and Mil-STD 810G
Industry Certifications

Safety: IECEE Certification Bodies Scheme (CB Scheme), UL 60950

Vehicle Usage: E-Mark (72/245/EEC, 2009/19/EC), ISO7637-2, SAE J1455 (Shock & Vibration)

Environmental: RoHS2, REACH, WEEE

Rail Usage: EN50155 (Rolling Stock)


Single 5G: 170mm x 220mm x 53mm (6.69in x 8.66in x 2.08in)

Dual 5G: 220mm x 220mm x 53mm (8.66in x 8.66in x 2.08in)

Info Sheet

Router overview, use cases and features and benefits

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Tech Spec

Detailed technical and design specifications of the router

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Infosec Security Management:
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In this episode, we discuss what customers should look for from vendors, in their security management practices. We cover questions such as - what processes, procedures and policies should vendors have in place? How should vendors respond to security incidents?

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Defense-in-Depth and AirLink® Security

This podcast discusses some of the security capabilities Sierra Wireless puts in place to build a defense-in-depth architecture. We discuss what an end-to-end security architecture means, AirLink router security, as well as secure management.

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AirLink Services and Support

AirLink Complete

Best-in-class support services covering AirLink XR80 devices.

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AirLink Connection Manager (ACM) is a mobile-optimized VPN solution that securely extends the enterprise network to the vehicle

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Professional Services

Full product life-cycle services including solution consulting and solution implementation services delivered by Sierra Wireless Network Engineers and Program Managers

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