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Providing high-speed Internet for any connection Over half the German population uses it, be it at home or in the office, and chances are quite high you are using a FRITZ!Box for Internet access. At CeBIT in Hannover, AVM GmbH will be presenting its latest FRITZ! products. TEXT: NADINE CARSTENS I PHOTOS: AVM GMBH
With its FRITZ! product line, AVM GmbH is a leading manufacturer of broadband devices for DSL, cable, LTE and fibre optics in Germany and Europe. The brand’s devices offer high-edge hardware as well as matching intelligent software. Due to ultra-fast speeds and large range, you can enjoy a powerful home network. “Whether you want to stream films or TV shows, play online games, or make Voice over IP calls, the FRITZ!Box manages to perform all these tasks with its high-speed broadband connectivity,” says Joachim Töpel, product line manager at AVM GmbH. FRITZ!Box models serve as DSL, cable, fibre optics and LTE hubs, and provide Internet, powerful home networking, as well as telephony all in one device.The companys’ latest models will be presented at CeBIT, the world’s largest computer expo in Hannover from 14 to 18 March 2016. For example, visitors have a
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chance to experience two innovative FRITZ!Box models, which offer significantly higher VDSL speeds. They also feature more speed for cable connections, as well as WAN (Wide Area Network) connections. In the second quarter of 2016, AVM GmbH is also introducing a high-end VDSL router, which provides fast, intelligent wireless LAN for mobile devices within the home network. Rolling out the FRITZ!OS operating system for further FRITZ!Box models is scheduled for the upcoming CeBIT as well.“We call it the spirit of our FRITZ! product line,”says Töpel. The latest version offers extra functions, such as an overview of all wireless devices within the home network.This way, you can update all FRITZ! products centrally. Plus, FRITZ!OS helps you to set up a wireless hotspot for your guests in no time.
Main image: New FRITZ!Box model (CeBIT). Top: FRITZ!Box for each broadband connection. Above: FRITZ!OS - the spirit of FRITZ!Box. Below: Fast internet and strong Wi-Fi connections with FRITZ!Box.
FRITZ!Apps for iOS and Android are another useful tool, since they provide users with remote access to their FRITZ!Box from anywhere using a smartphone or tablet. “With the MyFRITZ!App, you are able to check missed calls on your landline from wherever you are. You can also listen to messages on your answering machine or even adjust the temperature of your living room with it,” Töpel explains. Last, but not least, all apps and updates are free of charge. www.avm.de
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