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Teltonika RUT956: Ethernet, Serial (RS232, RS485), Dual SIM 4GLTE Industrial Router with VPN & Wi-Fi

Teltonika RUT956: Ethernet, Serial (RS232, RS485), Dual SIM 4GLTE Industrial Router with VPN & Wi-Fi
Teltonika RUT956: Ethernet, Serial (RS232, RS485), Dual SIM 4GLTE Industrial Router with VPN & Wi-Fi
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  • Stock: In Stock
  • Brand: Teltonika Networks
  • Model: RUT956
  • Weight: 645.00g
  • Dimensions: 175.00mm x 355.00mm x 60.00mm
  • MPN: RUT956
eSIM Capable Router/Gateway

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Iot SIM Cards, have some advantages over regular SIM cards for certain applications. These type of SIMs are designed to connect devices (including Routers/Gateways) to the Internet of Things, which is a network of physical objects that can collect and share data without human intervention. Regular SIM cards, on the other hand, are mainly used for voice and data services on your phone. They are bound to one carrier network, which can limit your coverage and increase your costs. They also have dynamic IP addresses, which can make it harder to access and control your devices remotely.

Connect Anywhere, Anytime, with Any Device! The RUT956 is the ultimate industrial router that combines cellular, Wi-Fi, and wired connectivity options with automatic WAN failover and GNSS capabilities. It is the smart choice for reliable and future-proof connectivity. Get Started Now!


Some of the notable features of the router are; Daul-SIM with auto failover rule, Industrial Input/Output Port (RS232/RS485), Remote Management System Enabled, and VPN Capable (Wireguard, OpenVPN, Tinc, and others).

Please read further below to learn more.

Reference Image: Teltonika RUT956 Quick Feature Set

Discover the amazing features of this remarkable networking device below.

  • Dual Sim With Failover: Two SIM card slots that allow you to use two different cellular networks for your mobile internet connection. You can switch between them automatically or manually, depending on the signal strength, data usage, or other criteria. This way, you can always stay connected and avoid downtime or extra costs.

  • Ethernet, Serial (RS232, RS485): Four Ethernet ports and two serial ports that enable you to connect your router to various devices and sensors. You can use the Ethernet ports for wired network access or as a WAN port with automatic failover. You can use the serial ports for RS232 or RS485 communication protocols, which are widely used in industrial and automation applications.

  • GNSS for location services: Built-in GNSS receiver that can track your router’s location and time synchronization using GPS, GLONASS, or BeiDou satellites. You can use this feature to monitor and manage your router’s position, speed, and direction, as well as to optimize your network performance and security.

  • With Remote Management System: The RUT956 comes with a free remote management system that allows you to control and configure your router from anywhere, using a web browser or a mobile app. You can also use the remote management system to update your router’s firmware, check its status and performance, and access its logs and statistics.

  • High-performance cellular module: Supports 4G LTE Cat 4, 3G, and 2G networks, offering up to 150 Mbps download and 50 Mbps upload speeds. It also features dual SIM slots, allowing you to switch between different operators and technologies automatically or manually. You can also use different PDNs for multiple network access and services. With this particular router model, you can enjoy fast and stable internet connection wherever you are.

  • Versatile wireless and wired options: Supports Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, with access point and station modes. You can connect up to 100 Wi-Fi devices simultaneously, and use the hotspot feature to create a captive portal with an internal or external radius server, SMS authorization, and a customizable landing page. The RUT956 also has four Ethernet ports, one of which can be used as a WAN port with automatic failover. You can also use the bridge mode to connect your router directly to another device on the LAN.

  • Advanced features and functionality: The RUT956 is not just a router, but a powerful device that can integrate with various devices and sensors using the input/output connector block, RS232, and RS485 interfaces. You can also use the GNSS feature to track your router’s location and time synchronization. The RUT956 runs on RutOS, a Linux-based operating system that offers a wide range of configuration and customization options, such as static and dynamic routing, firewall, QoS, DDNS, VPN, SSH, and more.

  • Ready for any challenge: This industrial router is designed to withstand harsh environments and operate reliably in industrial and automation, retail, transportation, and enterprise applications. It has a durable and compact metal housing, with an IP30 ingress protection rating. It also has a wide input voltage range, low power consumption, and surge protection. The RUT956 is certified and compliant with CE, E-Mark, RoHS, and RED standards.


By using the Teltonika RUT956, you can enjoy the following benefits:

  • Fast and stable internet connection wherever you are, thanks to the high-performance cellular module and the dual SIM feature.
  • Seamless and secure wireless and wired connectivity for your devices, thanks to the versatile Wi-Fi and Ethernet options and the hotspot feature.
  • Enhanced functionality and integration for your solution, thanks to the input/output, serial, and GNSS features and the advanced RutOS software.
  • Reliable and durable operation in any scenario, thanks to the compact and rugged metal housing, the wide input voltage range, the low power consumption, and the surge protection.
  • For example, one of our customers, a transportation company, used the Teltonika RUT956 to connect their fleet of trucks and buses to the internet and to monitor their location and status. They were able to improve their efficiency, safety, and customer satisfaction while saving time and money on maintenance and communication costs.

Technical Specifications

Get geeky with the full technical specification table below.

Reference Image: Back and Front Panel View of the Teltonika RUT956 Network Router
Back and Front Panel Overview of the Network Router Unit

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Mobile Module 4G (LTE) – Cat 4 up to 150 Mbps
3G – Up to 42 Mbps
2G – Up to 236.8 kbps
SIM Switch 2 SIM cards, auto-switch cases: weak signal, data limit, SMS limit, roaming, no network, network denied, data connection fail, SIM idle protection
Status Signal strength (RSSI), SINR, RSRP, RSRQ, EC/IO, RSCP, Bytes sent/received, connected band, IMSI, ICCID
SMS SMS status, SMS configuration, send/read SMS via HTTP POST/GET, EMAIL to SMS, SMS to EMAIL, SMS to HTTP, SMS to SMS, scheduled SMS, SMS autoreply, SMPP
USSD Supports sending and reading Unstructured Supplementary Service Data messages
Black/White List Operator black/white list
Multiple PDN Possibility to use different PDNs for multiple network access and services
Band Management Band Lock, Used band status display
Bridge Mode Direct connection (bridge) between mobile ISP and device on LAN
Passthrough The Router assigns its mobile WAN IP address to another device on the LAN
Wireless Mode IEEE 802.11b/g/n, Access Point (AP), Station (STA)
Wi-Fi Security WPA2-Enterprise-PEAP, WPA2-PSK, WEP, WPA-EAP , WPA-PSK; AES-CCMP, TKIP, Auto Cipher modes, client separation
SSID/ESSID SSID stealth mode and access control based on MAC address
Wi-Fi Users Up to 100 simultaneous connections
Wireless Hotspot Captive portal (Hotspot), internal/external Radius server, SMS authorization, internal/external landing page, walled garden, user scripts, URL parameters, user groups, individual user or group limitations, user management, 9 default customizable themes
Wireless Connectivity Features Fast roaming (802.11r), Relayd
Wireless MAC filter Whitelist, Blacklist
WAN 1 x WAN port 10/100 Mbps, compliance IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u standards, supports auto MDI/MDIX
LAN 3 x LAN ports, 10/100 Mbps, compliance IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u standards, supports auto MDI/MDIX
Routing Static routing, Dynamic routing (BGP, OSPF v2, RIP v1/v2, EIGRP, NHRP), Policy based routing
VoIP Passthrough Support H.323 and SIP-alg protocol NAT helpers, allowing proper routing of VoIP packets
Connection Monitoring Ping Reboot, Wget Reboot, Periodic Reboot, LCP and ICMP for link inspection
Firewall Port forward, traffic rules, custom rules
DHCP Static and dynamic IP allocation, DHCP Relay
QoS / Smart Queue Management (SQM) Traffic priority queuing by source/destination, service, protocol or port, WMM, 802.11e
DDNS Supported >25 service providers, others can be configured manually
Network Backup Wi-Fi WAN, Mobile, VRRP, and Wired options, each of which can be used as an automatic Failover
Load Balancing Balance Internet traffic over multiple WAN connections
SSHFS Possibility to mount remote file system via SSH protocol
Authentication Pre-shared key, digital certificates, X.509 Certificates certificates, TACACS+, Radius, IP & Login attempts block
Firewall Pre-configured firewall rules can be enabled via WebUI, unlimited firewall configuration via CLI; DMZ; NAT; NAT-T
Attack Prevention DDOS prevention (SYN flood protection, SSH attack prevention, HTTP/HTTPS attack prevention), port scan prevention (SYN-FIN, SYN-RST, X-mas, NULL flags, FIN scan attacks)
VLAN Port and tag-based VLAN separation
Mobile Quota Control Mobile data limit, customizable period, start time, warning limit, phone number
WEB Filter Blacklist for blocking out unwanted websites, Whitelist for specifying allowed sites only
Access Control Flexible access control of TCP, UDP, ICMP packets, MAC address filter
OpenVPN Multiple clients and a server can run simultaneously, 27 encryption methods
OpenVPN Encryption DES-CBC 64, RC2-CBC 128, DES-EDE-CBC 128, DES-EDE3-CBC 192, DESX-CBC 192, BF-CBC 128, RC2-40-CBC 40, CAST5-CBC 128, RC2-64-CBC 64, AES-128-CBC 128, AES-128-CFB 128, AES-128-CFB1 128, AES-128-CFB8 128, AES-128-OFB 128, AES-128-GCM 128, AES-192-CFB 192, AES-192-CFB1 192, AES-192-CFB8 192, AES-192-OFB 192, AES-192-CBC 192, AES-192-GCM 192, AES-256-GCM 256, AES-256-CFB 256, AES-256-CFB1 256, AES-256-CFB8 256,AES-256-OFB 256, AES-256-CBC 256
IPsec IKEv1, IKEv2, with 14 encryption methods for IPsec (3DES, DES, AES128, AES192, AES256, AES128GCM8, AES192GCM8, AES256GCM8, AES128GCM12, AES192GCM12, AES256GCM12, AES128GCM16, AES192GCM16, AES256GCM16)
GRE GRE tunnel, GRE tunnel over IPsec support
PPTP, L2TP Client/Server instances can run simultaneously, L2TPv3, L2TP over IPsec support
Stunnel Proxy designed to add TLS encryption functionality to existing clients and servers without any changes in the program’s code
DMVPN Method of building scalable IPsec VPNs
SSTP SSTP client instance support
ZeroTier ZeroTier VPN client support
WireGuard WireGuard VPN client and server support
Tinc Tinc offers encryption, authentication, and compression in it’s tunnels. Client and server support
ID Range Respond to one ID in the range [1;255] or any
Allow Remote Access Allow access through WAN
Custom Registers MODBUS TCP custom register block requests, which read/write to a file inside the router, and can be used to extend MODBUS TCP Slave functionality
Supported Functions 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 15, 16
Supported Data Formats 8-bit: INT, UINT; 16-bit: INT, UINT (MSB or LSB first); 32-bit: float, INT, UINT (ABCD (big-endian), DCBA (little-endian), CDAB, BADC)
Supported Baud Rates From 300 to 115200
Supported Functions 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 15, 16
Supported Data Formats 8-bit: INT, UINT; 16-bit: INT, UINT (MSB or LSB first); 32-bit: float, INT, UINT (ABCD (big-endian), DCBA (little-endian), CDAB, BADC), HEX, ASCII
Number of Data Bits From 5 to 8
Number of Stop Bits 1 or 2
Parity None, Even, Odd
Flow None, RTS/CTS, Xon/Xoff
Duplex Full duplex
Supported Baud Rates
Supported Functions 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 15, 16
Supported Fata Formats 8-bit: INT, UINT; 16-bit: INT, UINT (MSB or LSB first); 32-bit: float, INT, UINT (ABCD (big-endian), DCBA (little-endian), CDAB, BADC), HEX, ASCII
Number of Data Bits 8
Number of Stop Bits 1
Parity None, Even, Odd
Flow None, Xon/Xoff
Duplex Half duplex
Protocol HTTP(S), MQTT, Azure MQTT, Kinesis
Supported Modes TCP Master, DNP3 Outstation, RTU Master
WEB UI HTTP/HTTPS, status, configuration, FW update, CLI, troubleshooting, event log, system log, kernel log
FOTA Firmware update from server, automatic notification
SSH SSH (v1, v2)
SMS SMS Status, SMS configuration, send/read SMS via HTTP POST/GET, EMAIL to SMS, SMS to EMAIL, SMS to HTTP, SMS to SMS, scheduled SMS, SMS autoreply, SMPP
Call Reboot, Status, Mobile data on/off, Output on/off, answer/hang-up with a timer, Wi-Fi on/off
TR-069 OpenACS, EasyCwmp, ACSLite, tGem, LibreACS, GenieACS, FreeACS, LibCWMP, Friendly tech, AVSystem
MQTT MQTT Broker, MQTT publisher
SNMP SNMP (v1, v2, v3), SNMP Trap
MODBUS MODBUS TCP status/control
RMS Teltonika Remote Management System (RMS)
Clouds of things Allows monitoring of Device data, Mobile data, Network info, Availability
ThingWorx Allows monitoring of WAN Type, WAN IP, Mobile Operator Name, Mobile Signal Strength, Mobile Network Type
Cumulocity Allows monitoring of Device Model, Revision and Serial Number, WAN Type and IP, Mobile Cell ID, ICCID, IMEI, Connection Type, Operator, Signal Strength
Azure IoT Hub Can send device IP, Number of bytes send/received, Temperature, PIN count to Azure IoT Hub server, Mobile connection state, Network link state, IMEI, ICCID, Model, Manufacturer, Serial, Revision, IMSI, SIM State, PIN state, GSM signal, WCDMA RSCP, WCDMA EC/IO, LTE RSRP, LTE SINR, LTE RSRQ, CELL ID, Operator, Operator number, Connection type
CPU Mediatek, 580 MHz, MIPS 24KEc
RAM 128 MB, DDR2
FLASH storage 16 MB, SPI Flash
Operating System RutOS (OpenWrt based Linux OS)
Supported languages BusyBox shell, Lua, C, C++
Development tools SDK package with build environment provided
GNSS GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou , Galileo and QZSS
Coordinates GNSS coordinates via WebUI, SMS, TAVL, RMS
NTRIP NTRIP protocol (Networked Transport of RTCM via Internet Protocol)
Server software Supported server software TAVL, RMS
Geofencing Configurable multiple geofence zones
RS232 DB9 connector, RS232 (with RTS, CTS flow control)
RS485 RS485 Full Duplex (4 wires) and Half Duplex (2 wires). 300-115200 baud rate
Serial functions Console, Serial OverIP, Modem, MODBUS gateway, NTRIP Client
Data rate USB 2.0
Applications Samba share, USB-to-serial
External devices Possibility to connect external HDD, flash drive, additional modem, printer, USB-serial adapter
Storage formats FAT, FAT32, exFAT, NTFS (read-only), ext2, ext3, ext4
Input 1 x digital dry input (0 - 3 V), 1 x digital galvanically isolated input (0 - 30 V), 1 x analog input (0 - 24 V), 1 x Digital non-isolated input (on 4-pin power connector, 0 - 5 V detected as logic low, 8 - 30 V detected as logic high)
Output 1 x digital open collector output (30 V, 250 mA), 1 x SPST relay output (40 V, 4 A), 1 x Digital open collector output (30 V, 300 mA, on 4-pin power connector)
Events Email, RMS, SMS
I/O juggler Allows to set certain I/O conditions to initiate an event
Connector 4-pin industrial DC power socket