Cisco Ultra-Reliable Wireless Backhaul

Get ultra-reliable, low-latency wireless backhaul for OT and IT mobility and fixed applications.

Get ultra-reliable wireless connectivity for any application, anywhere

Cisco Ultra-Reliable Wireless Backhaul is a wireless technology that enables you to connect moving assets or extend your network where running fiber isn't feasible or affordable. It delivers up to a 7.8-Gbps data rate, 99.995% availability, less than 10-ms latency, and zero packet loss with seamless handoffs. This proven technology operates in unlicensed spectrum, deploys like Wi-Fi, and gives you full control of your network.

With Cisco Ultra-Reliable Wireless Backhaul, you can…

Get reliable, fiberlike wireless anywhere

Enjoy ultra-reliable, low-latency connectivity for your most demanding applications.

Deploy easily in unlicensed spectrum

This proven technology is similar to Wi-Fi to install, and it operates in unlicensed spectrum.

Support a wide range of applications

Connect moving assets or extend wireless connectivity where running fiber isn't an option.

If you care about it, Cisco connects it

Find out which set of wireless technologies is best for you

Choose wireless that is best-fit and not force-fit for your industrial network. Use our assessment tool or read the white paper to learn which wireless technology will best meet your needs.

Our award-winning Ultra-Reliable Wireless Backhaul products

Cisco Catalyst IW9167E Heavy Duty Access Point (new)

  • Multi-radio for flexible positioning in your network
  • MIMO 4x4, up to 7.8 Gbps with ultra-reliable low latency
  • Multipath operations for increased reliability

Cisco FM4500 Fiber

  • Ideal for wayside communications
  • SFP fiber port for direct connection
  • Up to 500 Mbps with Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency

Cisco FM4500 Mobi

  • M12 connectors for enhanced vibration resistance
  • Suitable for trucks, cranes, and rail
  • Up to 500 Mbps with Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency

Cisco FM3500 Endo

  • Good choice for IT and OT backhaul
  • RJ-45 Ethernet ports
  • Up to 500 Mbps with Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency

Cisco FM3200 Base

  • Point-to-multipoint base station
  • Wide horizontal coverage antenna
  • Up to 150 Mbps with Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency

Cisco FM4200 Fiber

  • Ideal for CBTC and low-bandwidth wayside communications
  • SFP fiber port for direct connection
  • Up to 100 Mbps with Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency

Cisco FM1200 Volo

  • Fixed wireless networks
  • Point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, and mesh
  • Up to 100 Mbps with Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency

Cisco FM Ponte Kit

  • Wireless bridge kit consisting of 2 radios
  • Ideal for video, voice, and data backhauling
  • 50 Mbps with Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency

Cisco FM1000 Gateway

  • Cisco FM radio traffic aggregator
  • Medium-scale Fluidity deployments
  • Support for hundreds of Cisco FM radios

Cisco FM10000 Gateway

  • Cisco FM radio traffic aggregator
  • Large-scale Fluidity deployments
  • Support for hundreds of Cisco FM radios

Cisco FM Monitor

  • FM network monitoring dashboard
  • Real-time network status and KPIs
  • Secure, on-premises installation

Cisco FM Shield Bracket

  • Thick steel structure for impact resistance
  • Resistance to strong vibrations on moving vehicles
  • Wall- or pole-mount for flexible installation

2021 IoT Breakthrough Awards Program

Cisco wins M2M Network Equipment Company of the Year award with wireless backhaul.

Customer success stories and testimonials

GM reduces time-to-market

General Motors deploys Cisco Ultra-Reliable Wireless Backhaul for real-time vehicle performance testing.

La Spezia Container Terminal improves operations

Cisco Ultra-Reliable Wireless Backhaul helps improve container terminal operations.

Malta Freeport Terminals modernize shipping

Cisco's low-latency wireless solution helps improve port productivity.

Italian cable car elevates network connectivity

Cisco wireless solutions help improve cable car safety and reliability.

Texas school district brings internet access to students

Cisco IoT solutions help school district close the digital divide.

Fueling innovation on and off the track

Cisco IoT safely and reliably connects the first autonomous car race at Indy Motor Speedway. 

Bridging the digital divide

School districts like Canutillo in Texas are collaborating with Cisco to deliver secure, fast, reliable Wi-Fi access to educators, students, and communities.


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