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03 May 2019
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FRITZ!Box 6591 Cable for DOCSIS 3.1 available now in Germany

The FRITZ!Box 6591 Cable for use in DOCSIS 3.1 networks is now also available in stores in the German market. The FRITZ!Box for cable connections has already proven successful in the first pilot regions for gigabit cables. By supporting the new transmission standard for cable networks, DOCSIS 3.1, the FRITZ!Box 6591 Cable can achieve multiple gigabit speeds. The new FRITZ!Box Cable is backward compatible to DOCSIS 3.0, making it perfect for use in existing DOCSIS 3.0 networks, as well as for connections with the new 3.1 standard. With internet, telephony, Mesh WiFi and Smart Home, the new FRITZ!Box Cable is a powerful router with a wealth of features. These include intelligent dual-band wireless AC+N with Multi-User MIMO technology, a complete telephone system, an internal ISDN S₀ port, connection options for analog telephones as well as a DECT base station for cordless telephones and Smart Home software. In addition, four gigabit LAN ports and two fast USB 3.0 ports make the FRITZ!Box the central hub of your home network. Thanks to the FRITZ!Box's Mesh WiFi technology, users benefit from top WiFi speeds for surfing, streaming or gaming – for multiple devices, seamlessly reaching even the furthest corners of your home, apartment or office. The popular "DVB-C-Streaming" feature for transmitting cable TV via wireless LAN is in the pipeline and will be integrated with a free update of the FRITZ!OS operating system. The FRITZ!Box 6591 Cable is available now in retail in the German market.

Ready for the future

DOCSIS 3.1 is the latest standard for cable networks, making even more efficient use of the available frequency spectrum.  This will enable gigabit transmission rates of up to 10 Gbit/s on the coaxial cable in the future. With 2 x 2 OFDM channel bonding (Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing) in accordance with DOCSIS 3.1, the FRITZ!Box 6591 Cable is prepared for future technological developments and can achieve top speeds of up to 6 Gbit/s downstream and 2 Gbit/s upstream. The FRITZ!Box 6591 Cable is also backward compatible to DOCSIS 3.0 and supports 32 x 8 channel bonding.

Powerful features: Mesh WiFi, USB 3.0, Smart Home

The FRITZ!Box 6591 Cable relies on fast, intelligent dual-band Wireless AC+N for wireless communication: With a total of eight wireless LAN antennas and Multi-User MIMO technology (4 x 4), it offers optimum WiFi for all mobile devices. Data rates of up to 1733 Mbit/s are possible in the 5-GHz band, and 800 Mbit/s can be reached in the 2.4-GHz band. As the Mesh Master, the FRITZ!Box 6591 Cable ensures the best possible wireless communication. Thanks to innovative wireless LAN technologies, the FRITZ! box 6591 Cable provides the best wireless connections for surfing, streaming and gaming. In addition, four gigabit LAN ports and two USB 3.0 ports make the FRITZ!Box the central hub of your home network. An integrated DECT base station is available for the Smart Home and for connecting cordless telephones. Via the internal ISDN S₀ bus, ISDN telephones or fax machines can still be deployed on the new FRITZ!Box. Thanks to the media server and NAS, the FRITZ!Box 6591 Cable is the perfect multimedia hub. Pictures, music and videos are available throughout the entire home network, available to users on every device.

FRITZ!Box 6591 Cable

  • 2 x 2 OFDM DOCSIS 3.1 channel bonding
  • 32 x 8 DOCSIS 3.0 channel bonding
  • 4 x 4 dual-band Wireless AC+N with Multi-User MIMO (1,733 Mbit/s + 800 Mbit/s)
  • 4 gigabit LAN ports
  • 2 USB 3.0 ports
  • DECT base station for up to 6 telephones and Smart Home applications
  • Internal ISDN S₀ bus for ISDN telephones or ISDN telephone system
  • 2 ports for analog telephones or fax
  • FRITZ!OS: with parental controls, media server, FRITZ!NAS, wireless guest access, MyFRITZ!
  • Available for purchase now in Germany
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