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Press release
3 June 2024
AVM market launch of FRITZ!Box 5690 Pro and FRITZ!Box 7690 in Germany

June brings new FRITZ!Box power for fiber optic and DSL connections with Wi-Fi 7 to customers in Germany

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  • Top model for fiber optics/DSL: FRITZ!Box 5690 Pro with tri-band Wi-Fi 7
  • New DSL flagship: FRITZ!Box 7690 with dual-band Wi-Fi 7
  • Zigbee integration for more smart applications in the home
  • Powerful hardware equipment for more VPN and routing performance
  • Both FRITZ!Box models available in June (in Germany)

In June, AVM is launching two top models in Germany: FRITZ!Box 5690 Pro and FRITZ!Box 7690. The premium model FRITZ!Box 5690 Pro is suitable for both fiber optic and DSL connections thanks to integrated modems and, as a powerful tri-band Wi-Fi router, already has ultra-fast Wi-Fi 7 - ideal for browsing, streaming, working from home and gaming. FRITZ!Box 7690, the top model for DSL, can be used in all DSL networks and also supports Wi-Fi 7, with twice the Wi-Fi performance compared to its predecessor - perfect for a seamless online experience in all areas. Both models have 2.5 and 1 Gbit/s LAN ports as well as a USB port for maximum connectivity. In addition, they support the Zigbee, DECT ULE and, in the future, Matter standards, which enables the integration of many devices from other manufacturers into the Smart Home. Convenient and versatile telephony features, smart security features and the familiar advantages of FRITZ!OS such as Wi-Fi guest access, parental controls and automatic updates make the new FRITZ!Box models a future-proof control hub for every home. The FRITZ!Box 7690 will be available from 3 June (in Germany) for 329 euros (RRP) and the FRITZ!Box 5690 Pro will be available in stores (in Germany) in June for 369 euros (RRP).

The pro for fiber and DSL:

FRITZ!Box 5690 Pro: Tri-band FRITZ!Box for fiber and DSL with Wi-Fi 7 and Zigbee

Thanks to integrated modems, the FRITZ!Box 5690 Pro can be used with both fiber optic and DSL connections and is perfect for making the switch from traditional copper telephone lines to fiber optic cables. It achieves top speeds of up to 2.5 Gbit/s on fiber optics and up to 300 Mbit/s on DSL connections. To ensure that wireless browsing, streaming, gaming and more continue to run quickly and smoothly in the future, the new FRITZ!Box 5690 Pro offers very powerful tri-band Mesh including 6 GHz, the new third frequency band for use in Wi-Fi. The new FRITZ!Box 5690 Pro supports the current Wi-Fi 6 wireless standard at 2.4 GHz as well as next-generation Wi-Fi 7 at 5 and 6 GHz, with improvements in latency, speed and throughput. Up to 18.5 Gbit/s can be achieved via a total of 12 antennas. In addition to this Wi-Fi power, the FRITZ!Box 5690 Pro also impresses with its wired networking. It has a 2.5 Gbit/s LAN port, which can also be used as a WAN port for connecting to a fiber optic modem, as well as four 1 Gbit/s LAN ports. The high-end model also offers huge flexibility in the Smart Home. Thanks to support for Zigbee, DECT ULE and, in the future, Matter, devices from other manufacturers can be integrated into the Smart Home. in addition to the smart products from FRITZ!. Together with a comprehensive telephone system and integrated answering machines, firewall, guest Wi-Fi, parental controls and more, the FRITZ!Box 5690 Pro is the ultimate all-rounder in the digital home of private users as well as for small offices and branches. It also scores points with its improved VPN performance: VPN connections via IPsec are around twice as fast as with previous models, while an increase of up to 20 percent can be achieved with WireGuard. Thanks to its powerful hardware with a multi-core processor, the FRITZ!Box 5690 Pro offers outstanding performance and speed with energy-efficient use and is also well equipped for future updates thanks to its high storage capacity. The FRITZ!Box 5690 Pro not only offers users maximum performance and speed on a fiber optic or DSL connection, but also a range of features that meet future requirements for energy efficiency, networking options and Smart Home integration.

The new DSL flagship:

FRITZ!Box 7690 – a performance boost on DSL connections

The new FRITZ!Box 7690 sets new standards in terms of speed, performance and versatility. It can be used in all DSL networks and achieves speeds of up to 300 Mbit/s on the connection. The DSL top model supports the new Wi-Fi 7 at 5 and 2.4 GHz and, thanks to the 4x4 configuration, transmits via eight antennas. For ultra-fast browsing, streaming and gaming, the FRITZ!Box 7690 achieves Wi-Fi speeds of up to 7.2 Gbit/s, which is double the performance of the previous model. The new model also has a lot to offer when it comes to wired networking: two 2.5 Gbit/s LAN ports, one of which can also be used as a WAN port, for example for connecting to a fiber optic modem, while two 1-Gbit/s LAN ports ensure a fast and reliable connection to other devices in the network. The powerful hardware with a multi-core processor also enables accelerated processing of data packets, which significantly improves the efficiency and response speed of the FRITZ!Box 7690. Thanks to its large storage capacity, the router is optimally equipped for future feature updates. The FRITZ!Box 7690 also has a lot to offer when it comes to VPN performance. With WireGuard it achieves a six-fold increase compared to its predecessor, while with IPsec VPN connections are around three times faster. With the FRITZ!Box 7690 users have even more options in the Smart Home. The new DSL model supports the smart FRITZ!DECT products, as well as Zigbee, meaning many Smart Home devices from other manufacturers, such as LED lights, can be integrated into users' homes. In addition, the FRITZ!Box 7690 is prepared for Matter. Equipped with features typical to FRITZ!Box, including extensive telephony features such as call forwarding and answering machines as well as FRITZ!OS with firewall, parental controls and Wi-Fi guest access, the FRITZ!Box 7690 leaves nothing to be desired when it comes to DSL connections. The range of features makes the FRITZ!Box 7690 the ideal choice for private users and small offices or branches that rely on secure and reliable connections.

The technical details of the new FRITZ! products

FRITZ!Box 5690 Pro

  • Powerful integrated fiber optic and DSL router
  • Supports the fiber standards: GPON up to 2.5 Gbit/s, AON up to 1 Gbit/s
  • Can be used on a fiber optic modem (ONT) with 2.5 Gbit/s (WAN)
  • Supports DSL including 35b supervectoring up to 300 Mbit/s
  • Tri-band Mesh, 4 x 4 on 6 GHz, 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz / Wi-Fi 7, Wi-Fi 6E, Wi-Fi 6
  • Wi-Fi speed: 6 GHz: up to 11.53 Gbit/s (Wi-Fi 7); 5 GHz: up to 5,760 Mbit/s (Wi-Fi 7); 2.4 GHz: up to 1,200 Mbit/s (Wi-Fi 6)
  • 1 x 2.5-gigabit LAN/WAN port and 4 LAN ports at 1 Gbit/s
  • Telephony via DECT, IP/SIP and 1 analog telephone connection (FXS)
  • Smart Home via DECT ULE and Zigbee, Matter in preparation
  • 1 x USB 3.1 for mobile dongles (5G/4G) as well as storage media and printers
  • Market launch: June (in Germany), 369 euros (RRP)

FRITZ!Box 7690

  • Powerful integrated DSL router
  • Supports DSL including 35b supervectoring up to 300 Mbit/s
  • Dual-band Mesh Wi-Fi, 4 x 4 on 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz / Wi-Fi 7
  • Wi-Fi speed: 5 GHz: up to 5,760 Mbit/s (Wi-Fi 7), 2.4 GHz: up to 1,440 Mbit/s (Wi-Fi 7)
  • 1 x 2.5-gigabit LAN/WAN port, 1 x 2.5 gigabit LAN port and and 2 LAN ports at 1 Gbit/s
  • Can be used on a fiber optic modem (ONT) with 2.5 Gbit/s (WAN)
  • Telephony via DECT, IP/SIP and 2 analog telephone connections (FXS)
  • Smart Home via DECT ULE and Zigbee, Matter in preparation
  • 1 x USB 2.0 for mobile dongles (5G/4G) as well as storage media and printers
  • Market launch: 3 June (in Germany), 329 euros (RRP)