DSL-AC88U

    DSL-AC88U

    AC3100 Dual Band ADSL/VDSL Gigabit WiFi Modem Router , supporting AiProtection network security powered by Trend Micro and Parental Controls

    • Ultra-Fast Wi-Fi – DSL-AC88U features NitroQAMTM (1024-QAM) technology to deliver a combined speed of up to 3167Mbps for bandwidth-intensive tasks.
    • Future-proof DSL Compatibility – Supports ADSL, ADSL 2/2+, VDSL2, and the latest G.fast broadband connections.
    • Total Flexibility with DSL or Ethernet Internet Connections – DSL-AC88U has multiple ways to connect to the internet with a choice of DSL for an ADSL/VDSL connection or an Ethernet port for any fiber or cable-based modems, which makes it ideal for a future ISP upgrade.
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    Consistently Praised for Networking Excellence!

    Recommended Excellence Award for Best Router Brand

    PC Pro Technology Excellence Awards 2016.

    Readers' Choice

    Readers' Choice, 6 Years Running! (2012-2017)

    “No brand is more likely to be recommended than ASUS. The company receives excellent marks for their ease of setup and reliability.” – PC Magazine

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    Seamless Experience with NitroQAM™ Technology

    Whether you're gaming online in a heated competition or streaming a live event in 4K UHD, lag and buffering are simply not an option. NitroQAM™ (1024-QAM) technology on the DSL-AC88U delivers a combined 3167 Mbps Wi-Fi speed, ensuring everyone on your network can enjoy smooth streaming and low-latency online gaming

    Future-Proof DSL Technology for Smooth Streaming

    Delivering a total speed of up to 900Mbps, DSL-AC88U features the latest G.fast technology and ensures super-fast network speeds and ultra-smooth performance for all bandwidth-intensive tasks. This versatile, future-proof router offers complete compatibility with any DSL connections, being compatible with ADSL2/2+, ADSL, VDSL2 and Vplus 35b.

    Total flexibility with DSL, Ethernet or 3G/4G LTE Internet connections

    DSL-AC88U has multiple ways to connect to the internet, with a choice of DSL, Ethernet or 3G/4G LTE*. You can use DSL-AC88U as a DSL modem Wi-Fi router or a standalone Wi-Fi router according to your needs. And with the ability to switch instantly between connections if one fails (and switch back again when it's fixed), it's perfect for reliable, always-on internet connectivity. *Requires compatible USB dongle

    Unbeatable Wi-Fi coverage

    With a four-transmit, four-receive (4T4R) antenna design, both Wi-Fi range and signal stability improve dramatically. AiRadar beamforming further focuses Wi-Fi signal on your devices, making your Wi-Fi faster, clearer and stronger.

    Your Sharing Center

    With built-in USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports, you can connect USB-enabled devices, such as external storage drives, printers, or a 3G/4G dongle to DSL-AC88U and share them conveniently with other users via Wi-Fi. And with USB 3.0, you can enjoy up to 10X faster data transfer speeds.

    AiProtection Pro
    Commercial-Grade Security for Family

    All your family members, young or old, are exposed to the dangers of internet every single moment they're online. Disguised cyber threats can sneak in to steal your private data, or your kids may accidentally encounter inappropriate content during their ever-growing screen time. DSL-AC88U includes Advanced Parental Controls to give you total peace of mind, with AiProtection Pro - commercial grade security for your home network and comprehensive, easy control of the online experience for each family member and each device, all via the mobile app.

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    AiProtection powered by Trend Micro™ gives you enterprise-level security in the home

    No Subscription Fee Some routers only offer 3 years of protection, ASUS AiProtection has you covered for the life of your product

    Block Access to Malicious WebsitesAiProtection uses Trend Micro's official database to identify and block known malicious sites, preventing infection even before you click.

    Protection Against AttacksIntrusion Prevention System (IPS) blocks all common internet-based attacks.

    Infection Detection and BlockingEven if an already-infected device is connected to DSL-AC88U, AiProtection prevents any personal data on the device from being compromised.

    Parental Controls

    Keep your kids safe when they explore the internet. The state-of-the-art parental controls in AiProtection integrate all the management functions you need in one place and the intuitive interface makes it super easy to view and apply security settings to all the devices owned by individual family members.*


    • Kid-Safe Preset*

      Check the box when editing a device and profile, and the preset automatically applies filters for inappropriate content to all their devices.

    • Schedule Block Time

      Reserve valuable family time or help your children develop responsible behavior by selecting scheduled time periods to block internet access on specific devices.

    • Content Filter*

      Block specific categories of mobile apps and websites, and apply these settings to all devices belonging to individual family members. The advanced filtering integrates Trend Micro's Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) engine to filter not only by website URL, but also by the internet packets themselves, which means it filters content viewed not only in a web browser, but also within mobile apps on your devices.*

    • Check the box when editing a device and profile, and the preset automatically applies filters for inappropriate content to all their devices.

    • Reserve valuable family time or help your children develop responsible behavior by selecting scheduled time periods to block internet access on specific devices.

    • Block specific categories of mobile apps and websites, and apply these settings to all devices belonging to individual family members. The advanced filtering integrates Trend Micro's Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) engine to filter not only by website URL, but also by the internet packets themselves, which means it filters content viewed not only in a web browser, but also within mobile apps on your devices.*

    ASUSWRT –Easily Control Your Network

    DSL-AC88U features the enhanced, intuitive ASUSWRT user interface, which gives you easy access to both the 3-step web-based installation process and a wealth of robust advanced options.