Sierra Wireless AirLink MG90 Multi-Network Vehicle Router with Gigabit WiFi

Sierra Wireless AirLink MG90 High Performance Multi-Network Vehicle Router with Gigabit WiFi
Model: MG90
Availability: 3 - 4 Weeks or Less

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Sierra Wireless AirLink MG90 High-Performance Multi-Network 4G/5G Router for Vehicles and Fleets

The Sierra Wireless AirLink MG90 5G is a high-performance, multi-network cellular router developed for mobile applications. The MG90 5G delivers massive amounts of real-time data required by mission-critical mobile networks. It’s ideal for always-on Vehicle Area Networks (VAN) implemented by public buses, computer rail, ambulance and EMS, police cars, fire trucks, and utility vehicles. With AirLink Mobility Manager (AMM) and the AirLink Connection Manager (ACM) cloud-based platforms, you get a completely secure, managed solution for demanding applications.

The MG90 5G offers up to 4.14 Gbps downlink and 660 Mbps uplink speeds over the 5G cellular network with fallback to LTE Cat 20. The radios may be configured as dual 2x2 MIMO or single 4x4 MIMO 5G LTE. Two dual-concurrent 3x3 MIMO Gigabit Wi-Fi radios deliver reliable connectivity with extensions to Land Mobile Radio (LMR) and satellite systems. The MG90 5G dynamically selects the best available network using an intelligent defined policy and effortlessly switches between WAN connections, providing uninterrupted communications and no downtime. Purpose-built for vehicles with a ruggedized form factor, the MG90 5G delivers best-in-class reliability and ensures continual operation in harsh mobile environments.

MG90 5G Services and Support

Network management solutions for the AirLink MG90 allow remote monitoring, control, registration, configuration, and software updates. These tools may be deployed in a cloud-based service or in a licensed enterprise data center to provide a centralized view of vehicle fleets deploying MG90 5G routers and multi-network security.

AirLink Complete

Device Management

The MG90 5G seamlessly integrates with the AirLink Mobility Manager (AMM) - an end-to-end cloud-based management package offering simplified, remote configuration, real-time data collection and control, coverage maps, reporting, and troubleshooting. It also connects mobile assets to vehicle tracking, telemetry, and asset management.



The AirLink Connection Manager (ACM) is a mobile-optimized VPN solution that securely extends the enterprise network to the vehicle. It enables the MG90 5G to consolidate security for all connectivity in the vehicle area network (VAN), vastly simplifying deployment and control over network access and connected mobile assets.


AirLink Support

Best-in-class support services covering MG90 devices, connected mobile assets, and applications. Customized professional services are also available, offering product life-cycle support, solution consulting, and implementation delivered by the Sierra Wireless team.

Key Features

  • Rugged high-performance 5G vehicle-router
  • 5G LTE (4.14 Gbps downlink / 660 Mbps uplink) with fallback to Cat 20 speed
  • Choice of dual 2x2 MIMO or single 4x4 MIMO cellular radios
  • Dual 3x3 MIMO WiFi radios with 2.4 and 5 GHz (IEEE 802.11b/g/n/ac compatible)
  • Dedicated GNSS receiver with inertial dead reckoning and support for vehicle telemetry.
  • 5 Gigabit Ethernet ports, 2 USB 3.0 ports, RS-232, and configurable GPIO channels
  • Full network management, routing, policies, WAN configuration, NAT, load balancing, QoS, and traffic prioritization.
  • VPN features IPsec protocol with IKEv1/IKEv2 encryption, up to 10 concurrent tunnels per link, and ACM VPN server and MOBIKE protocol integration
  • Precision event reporting for detailed network and connectivity analysis
  • Connect to OBD II, J1939, and J1708 interfaces (optional) for diagnostics and real-time alerts
  • FirstNet, MIL-STD-810G, UL 60950, E-Mark SAEJ1455, and EN50155 certified
  • 3-year standard warranty
  • In the box: DC power cable and quick start guide (accessories sold separately)
  • View high-performance Sierra Wireless approved antennas

Need an IoT Data Plan?

Enable your MG90 with a cost-effective monthly data plan to ensure your router is ready to deploy. Select Verizon or AT&T and the data plan size from 100 MB to 5 GB. You are billed monthly; there’s no long-term contract. Plus, manage all of your fielded gateways from a single cloud-based web portal.

Purchase a SIM card from this page. It will be mailed to you in 2 to 3 business days. Then after you receive your card, sign up for a data plan at Westward Connect.


1104708, MG 5G with single 4x4 MIMO cellular radios, dual 3x3 MIMO WiFi, GPS, and Bluetooth
1104709, Same as above with dual 2x2 MIMO cellular radios

High-Performance Antenna Options

AirLink antennas are tested and certified to achieve guaranteed and optimal performance for the AirLink MG90 cellular router. They connect a wide range of mobile applications in public safety, transportation, and distributed networks. On the Accessories tab or the MG90 antenna page, you’ll find a list of Sierra Wireless antennas approved for the MG90 router. To get help selecting the right antenna configuration for your application, speak with one of our Sierra Wireless specialists at Westward Sales today.

TypeCellular Router
Cellular Interface
CarrierAT&T FirstNet, Verizon, US Cellular, Sprint, Telus
CategoryCat 12 (600 Mbps download and 150 Mbps upload)
SIM Holder4 SIM Slots (Dual SIM per radio)
Network Management
IP SuiteDHCP server, VLAN, virtual BSSIDs, PPPoE, and AP isolation
VPN FeaturesIntegrated with ACM VPN Server, IPsec protocol with IKEv1/IKEv2, Encryption: 3DES/AES128/AES256, Hashing: MD5/SHA1/SHA256/SHA512, Key Exchange: DHGroup2/5/14/15/16/17, Support LAN to LAN and Host to LAN, Up to 10 concurrent tunnels per link, MOBIKE protocol, IP compression, Full/Split Tunnel, Dead Peer Detection (DPD)
IP SecurityAAA: 802.1x/Radius authentication with Wi-Fi and Ethernet, port forwarding and filtering, WPA2 personal/enterprise WLAN Encryption, WLAN MAC address filtering, and FIPS 140-2
System ConfigurationAirlink Mobility Manager (AMM) available as cloud-based service or as a licensed enterprise application offers: 1. status dashboard showing at-a-glance fleet health, 2. remote management, configuration and software updates, 3. location-based analytics and diagnostics for network coverage maps and trails, Link utilization, and bandwidth consumption, 4. configurable geo-zone based event monitoring and alerting, 5. live vehicle location tracking, and 6. optional fleet operations pack for vehicle diagnostics reporting and mobile asset tracking
ProtocolsNetwork Address Translation (NAT), LAN Segmentation, WAN/LAN Connection Policy Management, QoS: Application/ Traffic Priority Queuing, Load Balancing Over Multiple WAN Links, WAN Monitors: Connection Failure Recovery, Configurable MTU size, Multiple LAN Support, customize transmission buffer size, static routing, WAN Ethernet
Monitoring & Event HandlingCustom event triggers and reports, configurable interface, no programming, Event Types: Digital Input, Network Parameters, Data Usage, Timer, Power, Device Temperature, Voltage, RAP, SMS, Email, SNMP Trap, TCP (Binary, XML, CSV), Drive Relay Output event action
Cloud ProtocolsAirlink Mobility Manager (AMM)
Cellular Frequencies5G Sub-6, 4G LTE, 3G WCDMA/HSPA+ (see datasheet for list of bands)
Wi-Fi Frequencies2.4 and 5.0 GHz dual-band and dual-concurrent (each radio)
WLAN Operation ModeWi-Fi as WAN and Wi-Fi built-in vehicle AP
Wireless SecurityWWPA2 Enterprise
PowerHigh WiFi output power of 21 dBm per channel
LAN Ports5 Gigabit Ethernet ports (RJ-45)
SerialRS-232 (DB-9 connector)
Wireless3x3 MIMO WiFi, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n/ac, supports 128 clients
GPSDedicated 48 channel GNSS Receiver supporting GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, and Galileo with Tracking Sensitivity of -162 dBm; NMEA and TAIP reports (Update Rate 1Hz); reliable Store and Forward via serial, TCP or UDP; and Inertial Navigation Sensors (Accelerometer and Gyro)
Digital IO5 configurable GPIO channels (digital input 0-36 VDC with optional pullup, dry contact sense input and digital open collector output > sinking 500 mA)
TelemetryOBD II/ J1939/ J1708 interface over serial (optional) with real-time diagnostics alerts and reports (via AMM)
Power Consumption30 W (2.5A @ 12 V) full operation and 135 mW (11 mA @ 12 V) standby
ConnectionIgnition Sense with time delay shutdown
Input Voltage7 to 36 VDC
Input Connection4-pin block connector with a low-voltage disconnect to prevent battery drain and Ignition Sense with time delay shutdown
Over Voltage ProtectionBuilt-in protection against voltage transients including 5 VDC engine cranking
Dimensions272 x 220 x 60 mm (10.71 x 8.66 x 2.36 inches)
Weight2.4 kg (5.3 lbs.)
Shock / VibrationMIL-STD-810G, SAE J1455
Antenna Connection3 SMA (cellular, diversity, GNSS) for Cat 4, 1 SMA for LTE-M version, 1 RP-SMA (Wi-Fi)
Operating Temperature-30 to 70ºC
Storage Temperature-40 to 85ºC
Humidity95% RH @ 60ºC
RoHS CompliantRoHS2, REACH, WEEE
CertificationsFCC, IC, PTCRB, GCF, CE, RED, RCM
Safety StandardsIECEE Certification Bodies Scheme (CB Scheme), UL 60950, Vehicle Usage: E-Mark (72/245/EEC, 2009/19/EC), ISO7637-2
MTBF23.22 years (Telcordia SR-332 Issue 3 Method 1)
Warranty3 years with optional 2-year warranty extension