Press release
21 December 2023
The latest from the FRITZ! Lab

Easier surfing with the latest fiber optic functions of the FRITZ!Box

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Today AVM is publishing the release candidate for the upcoming FRITZ!OS 7.80 fiber optic update in the FRITZ! Lab, so users of the FRITZ!Box 5590 Fiber, 5530 Fiber, FRITZ!Box 7590 AX and 7530 AX models can try out the new version. The scope of functions in the upcoming version is now complete and features many new and simplified options for surfing over the fiber optic network. With around 4.2 million active and a further 4.0 million connections that can be activated (1), fiber optic is the fastest growing broadband technology in Germany. Fiber optics offers high speed, low latency, and is practically immune to interference. And with FRITZ!Box Fiber you can already get the most out of your fiber optic line today - all in one device. More information can be found at

The FRITZ!Box 5590 Fiber and 5530 Fiber, which run directly on the fiber optic connection, now offer these functions:

  • Innovative fiber optic overview on the user interface. Users receive important information about the connection, speed, as well as connection type and connection quality.
  • Simplified configuration of the internet connection for ever more providers, including Deutsche Telekom, 1&1, Vodafone, and O2
  • Detailed information on the fiber optic connection added to the "FRITZ!Box Info" push service.
  • Many improvements to details for stable, secure connections – see

The FRITZ!Box 7590 AX and 7530 AX, which connect to the fiber optic modem, receive the following innovations:

  • Configuration for a connection to a fiber optic modem (ONT) has been greatly simplified.
  • The speed of the connection between LAN 1/WAN of the FRITZ!Box and the fiber optic modem is displayed on the overview page.
  • Many improvements to details for stable, secure connections – see

Initial configuration of the FRITZ!Box with MyFRITZ!App

AVM is also using this Lab to prepare the four FRITZ!Box models for the new MyFRITZ!App Configuration Wizard, which will soon be available for iOS and Android. The planned wizard makes it possible to set up a new FRITZ!Box on a fiber optic and DSL connection quickly and intuitively using a smartphone or tablet. During the initial configuration the app guides the user step-by-step and interactively through the installation. The app also gives useful tips on the Wi-Fi guest access, parental controls, call blocking, and much more.

This FRITZ! Lab lays the groundwork for the upcoming FRITZ!OS 7.80, which is planned exclusively for the four models FRITZ!Box 5590 Fiber, 5530 Fiber and FRITZ!Box 7590 AX and 7530 AX. Testers will find the release notes with all new features and updates at The FRITZ! Lab installation process is also explained here.

(1) DIALOG CONSULT / VATM – 25. TK-Marktanalyse Deutschland 2023