The Huawei 5G CPE PRO 2 is the next generation of CPE PRO 5G routers from Huawei and features an upgraded version of the Balong 5000 chipset that supports carrier aggregation. This means that multiple network channels within similar frequency bands can be combined, drastically improving data capacity for the router. Ultimately, the new Huawei 5G CPE Pro 2 enables broadband download speeds of up to 3.6Gbps, compared to a maximum of 1.65Gbps on the 5G CPE Pro.
Wi-Fi 6 Plus & Enhanced Wi-Fi 5
The Huawei 5G CPE Pro 2 also brings Wi-Fi 6 Plus capabilities. Also known as 802.11ax, Wi-Fi 6 Plus enables downloads speeds of up to 2976Mbps, being a huge 150% improvement on the 5G CPE Pro, which is limited to 1167Mbps with its Wi-Fi 5 capabilities.
If your mobile devices at home don’t support Wi-Fi 6 Plus quite yet, there’s no need to worry. This is because the 5G CPE Pro 2 brings benefits even to current Wi-Fi 5-enabled handsets. This is due to its Enhanced Wi-Fi 5 functionalities. With this, the Huawei 5G CPE Pro 2 utilises 160MHz high frequency bandwidth for improved performance.
As well as network connection speed improvements, the 5G CPE Pro 2 router brings ‘multi-user, multiple-input, multiple-output’ technology to the Huawei router line-up. Better known as MU-MIMO, the 5G CPE Pro 2 5G router is able to send signals to 16 devices simultaneously, meaning you’ll have no trouble having the whole family or small office online all at once.
The 5G CPE PRO2 router has been updated and is now the 5G CPE PRO3