Performance Series 

AirLink® XR90 5G High-Performance
Multi-Network Vehicle Router

5G High-Performance Multi-Network Vehicle Router for Transit, Rail and First Responder Fleets

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Real-time connectivity

with unmatched uplink and downlink speeds using Data Path Accelerated 5G, Wi-Fi 6 and 5Gbps Ethernet technology

“Always-on” connectivity

using available dual cellular and dual Wi-Fi radios, and automatic failover using AirLink Cognitive Wireless

Simplified set up and usability

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

AirLink Out-of-Band Management

capability provides zero-touch set up and reduced service calls


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

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

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

Host Interfaces

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

Single 5G: 4x RJ-45 Ethernet ports (1x 5Gbps, 3x 1Gbps)

Dual 5G: 5x RJ-45 Ethernet ports (1x 5Gbps, 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: 220mm x 220mm x 53mm (8.66in x 8.66in x 2.08in)

Dual 5G: 268mm x 220mm x 53mm (10.55in x 8.66in x 2.08in)

Info Sheet

Router overview, use cases and features and benefits

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Tech Spec

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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 Premium

Best-in-class support services covering AirLink XR90 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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