- 3G/4G LTE router with carrier aggregation
- 4G LTE Category 6 router option to download up to 300 Mbit/s
- Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac both on the 2.4GHz and 5 GHz
- 4 Ethernet ports
- USB port for sharing files
- Antenna connector for external antenna.
Many advanced options
The real fun options are listed in the settings where all the huawei E5186 router important settings hiding. Here you can change the name of the Wi-Fi network individually on both the 2.4 and 5 GHz. Unfortunately no possibility to make a guest network.
On the other hand, there are plenty of other very advanced features such as to setup a SIP server, which you use to certain types of IP telephone. The router is equipped with two phone ports, so it is possible to use the Huawei E5186 router to the IP phone. But this part, we have not tested.
It is also possible to block access to certain websites directly in the router - eg. block access to Facebook or YouTube. You simply enter the address of the web sites you do not want users to be able to access via the browser, and so prevents the router access to the site, which is quite useful if teenage daughter spend too much time on Facebook.
Finally, it is also possible to share the contents of a hard drive or a printer respectively via DLNA and Samba over the LAN. DLNA function serving as expected, and it is possible to stream video, view photos or play music. The setup of samba function caused not so many problems.