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LTE/5G Wireless WAN

Extend, ensure, and secure your network with FortiExtender cellular gateways

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FortiExtender cellular gateways provide ultra-fast LTE and 5G wireless to connect and scale any WAN edge. Get LTE/5G cellular, high availability, out-of-band management (OBM), and advanced threat protection in one solution.

  • Integrated security reduces the attack surface.
  • Optimal wireless reception via Power over Ethernet (PoE) gateways delivers the best experience.
  • Dual SIM and dual modem options boost network reliability up to four times.
  • True out-of-band management in FortiExtender Cloud.

FortiExtender Models and Specifications

FortiExtender appliances come in several indoor models with different LTE modem performance. All models offer multiple LAN ports and a secondary WAN ethernet port. FortiExtender Appliances can be managed by a FortiGate or from the cloud by the FortiExtender Cloud service.



Model Internal Modem(s) Modem Type Coverage FortiExtender Cloud
FEX-511F Single 5G Sub-6 Global Yes
FEX-311F Single CAT-16 LTE (1Gbps) NA, EA Yes
FEX-212F Double CAT-12 LTE (600mbps) Global Yes
FEX-211E Single CAT-12 LTE (600 Mbps) Global Yes
FEX-201E Single CAT-6 LTE (300mbps) NA, SA, EMEA Yes
FEX-200F None N/A N/A Yes
FEX-101F Single CAT-6 LTE (300mbps) NA, EA Yes

FortiExtender Use Cases

FortiExtender enables resilient and high-performance connectivity, anywhere with:

Features and Benefits

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5G/LTE for Wireless WAN

Scale your edge broadband with gigabit and multigigabit wireless WAN links.
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High Availability

Get up to four times the network reliability for any branch, with dual SIM and dual modem gateways.
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Out-of-Band Management

Continue site-device management and deliver consistent connectivity during a wired outage.
Fabric Integration

Fortinet Security Fabric Integration

Manage your LTE/5G gateways in FortiGate or FortiManager and apply robust protection.
Automation Driven Network

Enterprise Automation

Add FortiManager for single-pane automation and management of the entire wired/wireless network.
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Add FortiManager to provision use of LTE/5G links with Fortinet Secure SD-WAN.
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Security-Driven Networking

Traditional security strategies can’t keep up with the challenges of your expanding attack surface – from remote work, to mobility, to multi-cloud networks. Fortinet Security-Driven Networking addresses these challenges by tightly integrating network infrastructure with security architecture, meaning your network will remain secure as it scales and changes.