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30 Jul 2020
Preview and market launch of FRITZ!Box 6850 LTE

FRITZ! product premieres for Wi-Fi 6 and a new FRITZ!Box 6850 LTE for fast Internet on the go and everywhere

Berlin communications specialist AVM is currently showcasing fast Internet, intelligent home networking and powerful Wi-Fi. This includes the new Smart Home products, the FRITZ!DECT 500 LED light, the FRITZ!DECT 440 four-way smart switch as well as the new FRITZ!App Smart Home, which have been available for a short time, are also included. The focus is also on FRITZ!OS 7.20, the major update with over 100 new features. The FRITZ!Box 6850 LTE is celebrating its product premiere. With the new FRITZ!Box, AVM is expanding its portfolio for fast Internet via mobile networks with a powerful mid-range device equipped with the full features of a FRITZ!Box. As an alternative to DSL and fiber optics and for sufficient bandwidth in both cities and rural areas, the new FRITZ!Box 6850 LTE ensures fast Internet via mobile networks with up to 150 MBit/s. At home, users receive the full range of features from FRITZ!, including dual-band Wi-Fi with Mesh, telephony, Smart Home possibilities and connections for home networking. The new FRITZ!Box for LTE will be available for purchase soon. This will be followed by the FRITZ!Box 6850 5G for the new 5G mobile telecommunications standard, which will be available at the end of the year.

Fast Internet everywhere via LTE and complete home network convenience: the FRITZ!Box 6850 LTE

The new FRITZ!Box 6850 LTE ensures fast internet via mobile networks with data rates of up to 150 Mbit/s. The new, compact model transmits on ten LTE and three UMTS frequencies and supports roaming for surfing in all mobile networks. The intelligent alignment aid in the FRITZ!Box 6850 LTE supports users in finding the best location for the router as well as the ideal orientation for mobile broadband antennas. The FRITZ!Box 6850 LTE is very well-equipped for home networking: fast Wi-Fi on both frequencies (2x2 dual band Wi-Fi 5 + 4), four gigabit LAN ports, a USB port for storage media and a DECT base station for phones and Smart Home applications. With the usual FRITZ! convenience, the new LTE model connects all computers and smartphones, tablets, TVs, printers and other network-enabled devices connected to the home network. Thanks to Mesh support, all devices and applications always get an optimal data connection. In addition, the new LTE model supports door intercom systems, providing added convenience for homeowners.

The AVM portfolio for mobile broadband will comprise four models by the end of 2020:

  • FRITZ!Box 6820 LTE in a handy format for trips and vacation properties
  • FRITZ!Box 6850 LTE – fast Internet in places without DSL or a fiber optic connection with full FRITZ! Wi-Fi, telephony, Smart Home and networking convenience
  • FRITZ!Box 6890 LTE – high-speed Internet via mobile networks with DSL support, a high degree of home network convenience and reliability for business use
  • FRITZ!Box 6850 5G – gigabit speed via mobile networks with powerful home networking for multiple devices

The technical details of the FRITZ!Box 6850 LTE

  • CAT4 LTE router with 2 x 2 MIMO
  • LTE support for FDD bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28
  • LTE support for TDD bands 38, 40, 41
  • UMTS/HSPA+ (3G) support for bands 1, 5, 8
  • Two SMA connections for external antennas
  • SIM slot for mini-SIM format
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi 5 + 4 with up to 1266 Mbit/s
  • Four gigabit LAN ports and 1 USB 3.0 port
  • Telephone system for landline telephony via mobile networks (all-IP)
  • DECT base station for up to six telephones and Smart Home applications
  • Port for an analog telephone or fax machine as well as up to 10 IP telephones (e.g. FRITZ!App Fon)
  • Support for door intercom systems with integrated SIP client or a/b interface
  • FRITZ!OS with Mesh, parental controls, media server, FRITZ!NAS, Wi-Fi guest access, MyFRITZ! and more
  • Coming soon, 189 Euros (RRP)
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