AirCard 800S Mobile Hotspot

Experience Mobile Broadband Like Never Before...

The AirCard 800S, also known as Optus 4G Wi-Fi Modem (Cat 9) AC800S, features support for Category 9 LTE and 3-band Carrier Aggregation, with the ability to achieve theoretical download speeds of 450 Mbps. Category 9 LTE Advanced connectivity means peak download speeds up to 50% faster, swift application response times, reliable connectivity and a better overall user experience for buffering data-heavy programs such as multimedia and video files. AirCard 800S is not only fast but also extremely user-friendly. With a simplified touch screen interface, a longlasting battery, and a unique jump boosting feature, AirCard 800S is well positioned to offer you a superior mobile broadband experience like never before.

Model: AC800S
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  • • LTE Category 9 with 3-band Carrier Aggregation (up to 60 MHz) to deliver incredible speeds up to 450 Mbps downlink.

  • • Optus 4G Plus capable, compatible with 700MHz, 1800MHz, 2300MHz and 2600MHz spectrum to give user access to the fast 4G Plus speeds in Australia – making everyday tasks faster and new things possible.


  • • Connects up to 15 Wi-Fi Devices: Smartphones, tablets, laptops, e-readers, printers, portable gaming consoles, digital camera and more...

  • • Easy sharing with guest Wi-Fi support.

Battery Life

  • • With a powerful 2930 mAh removable battery, the AC800S allows users to remain connected for up to 11 hours of continuous use and 260 hours on standby.

Ease of Use

  • • 2.4” QVGA capacitive touchscreen to conveniently monitor data usage, manage device and network settings

  • • Jump boost your smartphones and small portable USB devices using the unique jump boost feature


  • • Dual-Band Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz/5 GHz

  • • Multiple SSID/Guest Wi-Fi Support

  • • WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) enabled

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Network Technology
  • 4G LTE Category 9
  • LTE Advanced, 3-band Carrier Aggregation
  • LTE bands 700/900/1800/2100/2300 MHz
  • 3G 900/2100 MHz
Wi-Fi Features
  • WiFi 802.11ac, 2x2 MIMO
  • Dual-Band 2.4 GH/5 GHz, standalone or simultaneous
  • Multiple SSID/Guest WiFi Support
  • WPS (WiFi Protected Setup) Support
Device Display
  • 2.4” QVGA capacitive LCD touchscreen
  • Removable Li-ion battery (2930 mAh)
  • Up to 11 hours of continuous usage
  • Up to 260 hours on standby
  • 82 g (without battery)
  • 132 g (with battery)
Package Contents
  • NETGEAR AirCard 800S Mobile Hotspot
  • Removable Lithium Ion (Li-ion) battery
  • AC charger and USB charging cable
  • Jump boost cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Manufacturer’s warranty card


Enjoy Optus’ blazing fast 4G Plus network with your personal mobile Wi-Fi.  Power throughout the day with a powerful 2930mAh battery that lasts up to 11 hours of continuous use.  The 2.4” capacitive touchscreen allows you to conveniently manage device and network settings, and with no software to install, just power on, connect and surf!

Everyday WiFi Needs

A single, reliable and secure Internet connection to share with the entire family.  There is no need to hunt for unsecure public Wi-Fi at coffee shops, airports or hotels during travels or your everyday on-the-go.  Keep the kids entertained anywhere with the speeds to support online gaming and streaming video.



A No Worries WiFi Connection for Work or Play

Be productive anywhere you need to be.  The Optus 4G Wi-Fi Modem AirCard 800S gets you through the day, whether you are emailing, file sharing, downloading or streaming media.  Block unwanted devices or turn on a secure Guest Wi-Fi to safely share Internet access for temporary use among your teams, clients or guests.

Uninterrupted Internet Access

If wireline Internet is not readily available, the Optus 4G Wi-Fi Modem AirCard 800S is the perfect Internet backup solution.  You can instantly get Wi-Fi where you want, when you want - all on the Optus 4G Plus Network.


AirCard App for Mobile Hotspots

Manage your AirCard mobile hotspot from the convenience of your smartphone or tablet. This complimentary app from NETGEAR is available for iPhone, iPad, Kindle, and Android® smartphones and tablets.

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The AirCard App is the official app for managing your AirCard Mobile Hotspot from NETGEAR. View your connection, settings, and data usage from the convenience of your mobile app, tablet or smartphone.

  • Monitor your mobile hotspot connection and battery life in real-time
  • View connected Wi-Fi devices
  • Track data usage by month and session
  • Turn off your hotspot
  • Enable Dual-Band WiFi (applicable models only)
  • Beep your hotspot (applicable models only)
  • Note: This App is not designed for USB modems.