Stiftung Warentest, the German consumer organization, tested VDSL and ADSL routers and published the results in the current issue of test 08/2014. The winners are FRITZ!Box 7490 and 7272: Their fast data transfer, versatility and high security convinced the jury. The success of the two new FRITZ!Box models ties into our triple victory in 2012.
The FRITZ!Box 7490 was awarded "very good" in four of five categories. The 7490 "convinces with very fast data transfer, is secure and very versatile". In addition, it is "easy and intuitive to operate". The MyFRITZ! service, "build-in cost monitoring" and the ability to send and receive faxes attracted special attention. With an overall score of 1.6, the FRITZ!Box 7490 was the clear test winner in the test of VDSL routers.
Stiftung Warentest found the FRITZ!Box 7272 to be a good complete solution. "The box is versatile, can be used as a telephone system and offers a wireless guest access." The testers rated the device's handling and security as "very good". Its overall score of 1.8 put the 7272 on top.