BERLIN, October 30 /PRNewswire/ --

- New Class of DSL Routers for Even More Applications

- With WLAN N and an Integrated DECT Base Station

- Integrated fax, Answering Machine and VPN

- Internet and Fixed-Line Network Telephony in HD Voice Quality

- Multilingual User Interface

FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 by the Berlin communication specialist AVM is now available in stores. The new FRITZ!Box model offers unparalleled variety for your DSL connection in a single device. The new WLAN N standard ensures optimum data, voice and film transmission. For the first time FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 integrates a DECT base station for Internet and fixed-line network telephony with ports for analog and ISDN telephony. FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 can tackle a variety of applications thanks to a comprehensive software package, which includes a fax function, answering machine and VPN.

FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 - New Class of Routers by AVM

FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 has opened up a brand-new class of routers and provides a platform for networked applications such as IP TV, video on demand and music streaming thanks to its powerful processor. It has ports for analog telephones, ISDN telephones and cordless telephones to meet all Internet and fixed-line network telephony needs. The integrated DSL modem, four LAN ports and wireless connections that comply with the new WLAN N (Draft 2.0) standard let you connect all PCs and multimedia devices in your home to the network and the Internet. The new FRITZ!Box offers internal broadband management for parallel applications such as VoIP and HD video streaming. The FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 USB 2.0 port and integrated media server enable new applications in your network. Music data is available in the entire network even if your PC is off. The international version of FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 can be used with both Annex A and Annex B lines.

Fast WLAN N Connections with Automatic Security

FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 enables WLAN connections with the WLAN N standard, which is ideal for simultaneously transmitting data, voice and multimedia and which supports gross data transfer rates up to 300 Mbit/s. Multiple antennas with MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) technology increase data throughput and expand wireless coverage. WLAN connections can be used in the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency bands. FRITZ!Box is secure straight out of the box thanks to its activated WPA/WPA2 encryption. WLAN communication can be switched on and off automatically or manually using a pushbutton, while WLAN Eco Mode optimizes output power even when the device is in use.

Integrated Base Station for Cordless Telephones - New Sound with HD Telephony

FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 makes placing calls over the Internet or your fixed-line network easy and convenient. Existing telephones can be connected to FRITZ!Box. Cordless calls are also possible thanks to the new integrated DECT base station, which lets you use up to six mobile components. You can assign each mobile component its own number and answering machine. DECT handsets are paired easily with FRITZ!Box using a button. DECT enables up to three simultaneous cordless conversations. FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 already complies with the first phase of the new DECT wireless standard (CAT-iq), which offers such improvements as significantly better voice quality during cordless calls. In future, new voice transmission standards for HD telephony will enable brand-new sound quality even for calls over the Internet. Using important familiar features from ISDN, such as toggling, call waiting, call divert and three-way conference calls, is intuitive with AVM's new FRITZ! product whether for Internet or fixed-line network calls.

Extensive Software Package - Low Energy Consumption

The new FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 features an extensive software package, including an integrated answering machine, fax machine, telephone book, alarm clock, firewall, child lock, integrated VPN function, and WLAN timer or WLAN autochannel. Development of the latest FRITZ!Box model focused on low energy consumption from the very beginning. The Eco Mode uses various methods to cut power consumption considerably. With its low energy needs FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 fulfils the recommendations of the European Commission on energy efficiency in broadband devices.

Perfect Complement: FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick N

The new FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick N by AVM is the perfect complement to the new FRITZ!Box and also supports WLAN N. The AVM Stick Surf function makes it easy to automatically establish a secure connection between FRITZ!Box and FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick N.

In Stores Now - Five-Year Warranty

The FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 and FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick N are available in stores now. FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 is available at suggested retail price of EUR249 (including VAT), and FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick N at a suggested retail price of EUR89 (including VAT). As always, AVM offers a five-year warranty. Support and firmware updates are free of charge.

FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7270 at a Glance

Fast WLAN N with automatic security

- IEEE 802.11n (Draft 2.0) wireless standard: ideal for simultaneous data, voice and film transmission

- MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) technology for higher data throughput and larger range

- WLAN wireless connections in the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency band

- Automatically secure straight out of the box thanks to activated WPA/WPA2 encryption

Integrated base station - new sound with HD telephony

- Makes placing calls over the Internet and fixed-line network (analog and ISDN) easy and convenient

- Integrated DECT base station for up to six mobile components

- Up to three simultaneous conversations using DECT

- Ready for the new DECT CAT-iq wireless standard

- HD telephony

Total flexibility - comprehensive software package

- Supports Annex A and Annex B lines with a single device

- Language can be selected during setup: German, English, Italian and Spanish, with French coming soon

- Additional functions integrated: answering machine, fax machine, telephone book, alarm clock, firewall, child lock, VPN function, WLAN timer or WLAN autochannel, and Eco Mode.

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About AVM

AVM GmbH Alt-Moabit 95 10559 Berlin Tel. +49(0)30-39976-0 Samira Jordan Press office Tel. +49(0)30-39976-645 Fax +49(0)30-39976-640 E-Mail

AVM GmbH, Alt-Moabit 95, 10559 Berlin, Tel. +49(0)30-39976-0; Samira Jordan, Press office, Tel. +49(0)30-39976-645, Fax +49(0)30-39976-640, E-Mail