Dual-Band Wireless AX6000 Gigabit Ethernet IAD

Zyxel’s Premium WiFi 6 router, now available with Mesh

The demand for massive file backup or restore, video streaming or gaming on wireless home appliances is constantly increasing. Today’s customers expect consistent fast-speed internet, even during peak hours and in multi-user environments.

Zyxel EX5501-B0 is a technically superior solution fulfilling that need as it offers service providers extended fiber-grade services with ultimate WiFi performance. EX5501-B0 is a premium WiFi 6 Mesh device that delivers business-grade performance, supports the WiFi 6 (11ax) standard, and offers lightning-fast wireless speeds of up to 4.8 Gbps* on the 5 GHz band and 1.1 Gbps* on 2.4 GHz.

With Zyxel EX5501-B0 you can offer your customers an unmatched experience with higher speeds, greater capacity, and better coverage.

  • Wi-Fi 6 (11ax)
  • EasyMesh standards
  • 2.5GbE WAN
  • GbE & 2.5GbE LAN
  • ZyEE containers
  • Remote management

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EX5501-B0, Dual-Band Wireless AX6000 Gigabit Ethernet IAD

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Delivering future-proof services with Zyxel ZyEE Linux kernel-based container

EX5501-B0 supports Zyxel Execution Environment (ZyEE) – a secure and future-proof Linux Kernel-based execution environment where you can develop, enable, install, and uninstall third-party applications without risking the core operating system. This means that you can offer customizable add-on services, such as cybersecurity or WiFi analytics on top of your original service packages, helping them stand out among competitors.

Fiber-grade WiFi 6 performance

With one 2.5GbE WAN port, EX5501-B0 is perfect for extending premium fiber service to households. Besides lightning-fast WiFi 6 technology and the standard four 1GbE LAN ports, the product is equipped with one additional 2.5GbE LAN port that satisfies customer’s bandwidth-intensive needs with optimized bandwidth utilization.


Mesh kills the dead zones

EX5501-B0 supports EasyMesh standards-compliant Zyxel MPro Mesh® for a dead-zone-free WiFi experience. With easy setup, seamless roaming and network self-optimization, service providers can use EX5501-B0 to either start new services or to upgrade existing ones. You can offer customers whole-home WiFi coverage by adding one or multiple WX3401-B0 wireless extenders**.

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Powerful remote management

EX5501-B0 has powerful built-in management features that greatly reduce your service expenses, all while enhancing customer satisfaction. You can process remote configuration, upgrade software, run diagnostics and provide management – all from your own customer support office.


Seamless migration with OPAL software

The EX5501-B0 is available with Zyxel OPAL – our mature, modular software platform. The software incorporates a set of field-proven applications and allows you to easily manage your customer’s premium services or seamlessly migrate and upgrade them to new technology – all with the advantage of reduced development time for you and great service for your customers.

You decide the QoS

Based on your service offerings to customers – you can freely define the QoS policies and prioritize mission-critical traffic such as voice. Defining the QoS will improve your customer’s network efficiency and give them the super-fast multi-play service quality they want.

Keep up the pace with familiar interfaces

Zyxel’s well-known user interface follows EX5501-B0, saving time and cost on training technicians after they upgrade their services. EX5501-B0 also comes with an MPro Mesh® app to assist your customers in setup, configuration and management of their home network, which greatly saves on the support costs.

*All specifications are subject to change without notice.

**Combining EX5501-B0 IAD with the WX3401-B0 Wireless Extender is advised for the ideal mesh network performance. Please contact us for detailed mesh function availability.