Option Globesurfer III 3G Router



Option have announced that the Globesurfer III+ will no longer be manufactured and they will not be providing a replacement unit for this market sector.

As an alternative we recommend the Huawei B535 4G Router. This new high speed 4G router provides 4G connectivity as well as being backwards compatible with 3G HSPA+ networks and offers WiFi for 32 users, 3 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet port for wired LAN connection. The Huawei B535 4G Router also features a external antenna port with SMA screw connector for using with a 4G Antenna.

Globesurfer 3G Router


Packed with new and unique features, the Option Globesurfer III+ pushes the boundaries of conventional gateway routers. Using the latest Option GTM661 HSPA+ Module, this clever device offers HSPA+ Download speeds up to 14.4Mpbs and HSUPA Upload speeds at up to 5.76Mbps, as well as AWS support, making it a forerunner in the mobile bandwidth market.

Naturally, it comes with full telephone functionality, including composing, reading and managing SMS text messages. Hard drives and printers can be connected via the integrated USB port. This means users have access to a central storage system, allowing them to back-up critical files, or share files across the LAN. Multimedia files such as MP3s or AVIs can be streamed across the network. A printer can be conveniently located and used by all connected PCs.

The Globesurfer III+ is easy to use too, with just two buttons and a clear, colour display screen. The browser has been sub-divided into two sections, so users who only require basic features such as SMS, Telephone, Quick Set-Up and Security can perform all these tasks without having to navigate through more complex functions within the advanced section.

Globesurfer III+ Features

Main Features

- High-speed HSPA+ Module : Download 14.4 Mbps, Upload 5.76 Mbps
- Powerful Wi-Fi Network router
- Easy to use: Intuitive 2-button control
- Unique Notifier software displays alerts and status information across the wireless network
- Built-in security and firewall functionality
- Smart design: Desktop or wall-mounted

Globesurfer III router Features
Updated and optimized, the GlobeSurfer® III+ is the next generation of mobile broadband router. Building on the trusted and proven platform that is the GlobeSurfer® III+ it incorporates the latest Option GTM661 module giving a great boost in performance and efficiency. Its new simple to understand front panel display is for optimal placement of the GlobeSurfer® III+ for best reception whilst ensuring that key status changes are not missed. Naturally, it comes with full telephone functionality, including composing, reading and managing SMS text messages. Having excellent compatibility with telephone standards you can attach an ordinary telephone and get complete management of calls with functions such as call-hold, divert and Caller Line Identification. For convenience new SMS and calls missed will be flagged on the front panel display. File and Printer sharing is easy. Connected to the USB port centralised hard drives and printers make it simple for users to back-up or share files and conveniently print documents. Music and movies can be streamed across the network. The GlobeSurfer® III+ is ideal for the family home but it is also an excellent business router with a full suite of security tools and support for ADSL failover for continuity of connection. The GlobeSurfer® III+ is also easy to use, with just two buttons and a simple to understand front panel. Its web user interface has been split into two sections; the main section for users who require basic features such as SMS, Telephone, Quick Set-Up and Security, the other section is for the IT administrator who needs the sophisticated and advanced functions. EXTERNAL ANTENNA The Option Globesurfer III+ has an upgraded internal 3G Antenna so in the majority of cases it is not necessary to connect an external antenna, and we recommend that you only connect an external antenna if you are locating the Option Globesurfer in a location with very poor or no signal, and are able to locate the external antenna in a location with a good signal. Please note that the Option Globesurfer III+ only has a small MC type push in connector for the external antenna and this connection is very delicate so we recommend that if you are using an external antenna then you should ensure that the router is positioned in a location where it will not be moved to prevent the antenna connector becoming dislodged or damaged. If you require a solution with a more robust external antenna then we recommend the Telecom FM Dataroute (7.2Mbps / with RJ11 voice port), or the Zalip CDG561WE (21Mbps / No RJ11 Voice Port) Hardware specifications 3G (WCDMA) - Quad band: 850/900/1900/2100 Mhz - Receiver Diversity on all bands - HSDPA 14.4 Mbps (Category 10) - HSUPA 5.76 Mbps (Category 16) - UE Power Class 3 (+24 dBm) E-GPRS - 850/900/1800/1900 MHz - GSM Power Class 4 (2W) for 850/900 bands - GSM Power Class 1 (1W) for 1800/1900 bands - EDGE Class E2 (+27 dBm in 850/900 bands, +26 dBm in 1800/1900 bands) - GPRS/EDGE Multislot Class 12 - GPRS/EDGE Class B Type 1 MT LAN Interfaces - IEEE 802.11b/g WLAN Access Point - WEP, WPA, WPA2 - 802.11b/g - MAC address blocking - Possible to disable WLAN radio Firewall and Gateway features - Advanced NAT - MAC address filtering - Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) - DoS and intrusion protection - Stateful Packet Inspection - Configurable security policies - Application Level Gateway (ALG) modules - Event logging - DHCP and DNS server and proxy - Dyn DNS - Time LAN services - DHCP server and proxy - DNS server and proxy VPN functionality - VPN pass through - PPTP and IPSec client and server - L2TP client - GRE - PPPOE Ethernet - 10/100Mbps Auto MDX - 2 ports Powering and Interfacing - External 110-240V power adapter Approvals and certifications - All applicable regulatory approvals, Operator and Infrastructure IOT - CE including automotive 2004/104/EC Environmental - Operating environment - for indoor use: - 0°C to +45°C, 5 - 95% humidity Additional specifications USB - Support for external HDDs or USB printers - Larger clear LED display showing device status, WiFi and Network status, SMS and missed calls indicator - External antenna connector - Remote management through SNMP v1, 2 & 3 and Command Line Interface (CLI) - Intuitive web-based wizard-driven configuration - Desktop Form Factor and Wall mountable Option Globesurfer III+ Building on Options trusted and proven router platform, the GlobeSurfer® III+ brings you internet at 3G+ speed and a powerful Wi-Fi network for up to 254 users. Only the size of a book, it is easy to pick up and install anywhere. Its advanced features make it a reliable and secure solution for at home, at the office or when you are on the move. Easy to install and use The GlobeSurfer® III+ wizard-driven web-based user interface makes going online super easy. The large and intuitive front panel with big LED display and two button control is simple to operate. You can also create a multi-user network to share and back-up your files or print documents in no time. On the move connectivity The GlobeSurfer® III+ is a great device for home and office use or for creating hotspots at public places. It's also perfect for on the move connectivity. Whether you are on a business trip, are having a great time in your holiday home or are a proud boat or motor home owner, the GlobeSurfer® III+ could be your gateway to the internet. Thanks to its quad-band capability, you can use it around the globe. When in remote locations with limited coverage, you can simply connect an external antenna. It can also be powered by a cigarette lighter power adapter. When you plug in a standard telephone, you get access to features such as call-hold, divert and caller identification. For convenience new SMS messages and missed calls are flagged on the front panel display. When on the move, you can communicate the telephone number to your family & friends or have your calls forwarded to your mobile or fixed line in your hotel or holiday home. Ultra reliable & secure The GlobeSurfer® III+ is a reliable and secure solution, one that you can entrust with your business critical processes. Enhanced connectivityWhen connected to the fixed internet, the GlobeSurfer® III+ constantly checks the line. In case of failure it will automatically switch to the 3G network When the fixed line is back online, the GlobeSurfer® III+ will automatically reconnect SecurityThe GlobeSurfer® III+ offers the best available today in built-in security & firewall protection Out of the box software The GlobeSurfer® III+ enables you to easily set-up a powerful Wi-Fi network, making file and printer sharing easy. You just need to connect an external storage device with USB connector and can start sharing files instantly with up to 254 users. When you plug-in a standard USB printer and select it as your network printer, all users will be able to use it. This allows you to avoid the set-up hassle and high cost of a network printer.