Press release Sep 02, 2013

FRITZ!Box 7490

Start for the new FRITZ!Box 7490 from AVM: Gigabit FRITZ!Box with Wireless AC for high-speed home networks

German market launch of the new top model for high-speed DSL at home
Dual Wireless AC and N with up to 1300 Mbit/s and 450 Mbit/s simultaneously
Optimum device for all web services and IP telephony
Fully equipped with gigabit LAN, USB 3.0, telephone system and DECT base station
Ideal for the Smart Home: House automation and link to NAS
FRITZ!OS on board: More security and convenience for the Smart Home

The new FRITZ!Box 7490 from the Berlin communications specialist AVM is available immediately on the German market.

With its new top DSL model AVM is once again setting new standards for home networking. For wireless connections the fast Wireless AC standard is deployed. Three independent wireless LAN data streams provide for high throughput rates even over greater distances. In addition to Wireless AC with 1300 Mbit/s (5 GHz), a Wireless N network with 450 Mbit/s (2.4 GHz) can be used at the same time.

The new FRITZ!Box supports telephone calls in HD quality and offers connections for all common telephones (DECT, IP, ISDN, analog).

Equipped with all of the FRITZ!OS features, the FRITZ!Box 7490 is the perfect headquarters for Smart Home applications. These include the media server for music, pictures and videos; the NAS function for easy access to all files in the network, and the control of FRITZ! smart plugs. The FRITZ!OS operating system of the new FRITZ!Box also offers convenience functions like parental controls, synchronization of contacts, Wake on LAN over the Internet and WiFi telephone calls over smartphones.

What is more, FRITZ!OS stands for comprehensive security including pre-encrypted wireless LAN and DECT. Regular updates free of charge keep FRITZ!Box at the highest level of security and present ever more new application options.

Thanks to the latest processor technology and gigabit routing, the FRITZ!Box 7490 is also optimally equipped for the cable or glass fiber connection.

Highlights at a glance
  • VDSL and ADSL2+ router with support for vectoring
  • Dual Wireless AC + N with up to 1300 Mbit/s (5 GHz)+ 450 Mbit/s (2.4 GHz) simultaneously
  • 4 x gigabit LAN for PC, game console, and more
  • 2 x USB 3.0/2.0 port for printers and storage media (NAS)
  • Telephone system for ISDN, IP and analog including answering machine and fax function
  • DECT base station for up to 6 cordless telephones
  • Media server for music, pictures, and video in the home network
  • NAS functionality (FTP, SMB, UPnP AV)
  • FRITZ!OS with MyFRITZ!, Smart Home functions, cloud contacts and more
  • Parental controls with time limits, blocks for adult content (German BPjM module) and filter lists
  • Wireless guest access – the secure hotspot for friends and visitors
  • High-performance routing even for cable or glass fiber modems
  • Simple configuration over the browser interface
  • FRITZ!Apps for file access from on the go, telephony in the home network, control of webcams and more

The described product features and functions were implemented and available at the time of publication. Because AVM products are under constant development, product descriptions are subject to changes.