Ideal for fiber optic packages
You can deploy the FRITZ!Box 5491 at any Gigabit-capable Passive Optical Network (GPON). This means you don't need a separate Optical Network Terminal (ONT) when installing it. This leaves you with less cables (which is always a good thing!) and saves you time and energy.
At home anywhere with MyFRITZ!
With MyFRITZ! from AVM, benefit from secure and convenient access to your FRITZ!Box from anywhere in the world. Retrieve files stored in FRITZ!NAS, view your recent call list and listen to messages left on your answering machine. With MyFRITZ!App, you can even access your FRITZ!Box remotely using your smartphone or tablet.
Peace of mind
FRITZ!Box offers comprehensive protection against attacks. The preconfigured firewall, filter function, and DECT and Wi-Fi encryption ensure secure connections. Parental controls and guest Internet access are, of course, included free of charge.
Encrypted communication via VPN
Thanks to the recognized industry standard IPsec, you can establish a virtual private network to connect with your FRITZ!Box or company network. The settings can be configured on your FRITZ!Box and transferred to smartphones, tablets, and computers.
Ready for the future with IPv6
In addition to IPv4, FRITZ!Box supports the IPv6 Internet protocol. IPv6 makes existing services more convenient and simplifies a host of new applications, so you can rest assured that you’re ready for the latest technologies.
Mesh Wi-Fi with FRITZ!
With FRITZ! your Wi-Fi grows to whatever size you need at the touch of a button. Combine the FRITZ!Box with smart FRITZ!Repeaters and FRITZ!Powerline plus Wi-Fi combinations to adjust your home network to your individual needs and enjoy full mesh networking convenience with FRITZ!.
Wireless AC with 1300 Mbit/s
The new AC standard delivers lightning-fast Wireless LAN. Quickly and securely connect your computer, smartphones, and tablets to your FRITZ!Box and benefit from maximum speed and a far greater range.
Two Wi-Fi networks for more flexibility
FRITZ!Box simultaneously uses the 5 and 2.4 GHz networks for maximum flexibility, enabling you to connect at ultra high speeds of 1300 Mbit/s or 450 Mbit/s. Auto channel search can be used to select the best Wi-Fi channel.
FRITZ!Box as a private hotspot
When using your FRITZ!Box as a hotspot, you can restrict Internet usage to surfing and e-mail. You have a usage log, while your guests benefit from an integrated QR code that makes it easy for them to connect to the Internet.
Optimum connectivity at all times
The wireless monitor analyzes wireless networks within range and displays them in a user-friendly chart. So, if necessary, you can switch to available channels and quickly find the best wireless settings.
Wi-Fi guest access
Offer your guests simple Internet access. The guest access has its own network key and name. It's possible establish a welcome page for customers in cafés or guests at home. Visitors have no access to the home network, so your data stays private.
Secure ex works
Every FRITZ!Box is delivered with its own network key to protect your network from unauthorized access. All Wi-Fi networks including guest access can be secured with their own unique key.
Connected in a flash
With Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) you can connect new wireless devices in an instant. Simply press the WPS or WLAN button on the FRITZ!Box and the new device – and it will be securely and automatically registered with the network.
The FRITZ!Box is compatible with all common telephones — analog phones, fax machines, IP and ISDN telephones, and telephone systems. Any devices connected can easily be managed with user-friendly menus.
Cordless freedom with DECT
Up to six cordless telephones can be added to the DECT base station, with all conversations protected by ex works encryption. FRITZ!Box uses the DECT standard and offers even more convenient features in conjunction with FRITZ!Fon.
Answering machine with voice to mail
Once activated, the built-in answering machine stores voice messages and sends them to you by email, giving you the opportunity to call back if necessary. The answering machine can also be set to switch on and off at certain times.
All contacts synchronized
You can either save your telephone book contacts on the FRITZ!Box or use existing Google contacts. The FRITZ!Box synchronizes the entries automatically so that you’re always up to date.
Send and receive faxes
The FRITZ!Box's fax function eliminates the need for external fax machines. In the user-friendly menu you can insert text and attach an image. Incoming faxes will be forwarded to your email address as a PDF.
Making perfect HD telephone calls
Enjoy top-quality phone calls. Thanks to cutting-edge technology, voices sound as clear and precise as if the other caller were sitting in the same room. Both FRITZ!Box and FRITZ!Fon support HD telephony ex works.
fritz.box – everything made easy
FRITZ!OS is the FRITZ!Box operating system and can be easily controlled via your browser. User-friendly menus, easy-to-understand wizards, and the optional advanced mode come in handy in all scenarios.
FRITZ!OS undergoes constant development for even more convenience and performance. The latest developments are available for to download for free, either manually or via auto-update. This way, your FRITZ!Box is always up to date.
Media server for great entertainment
The FRITZ!Box manages all connected USB storage devices and makes their contents available throughout the network. The media server lets users enjoy music, photos, and videos on network-enabled playback devices.
FRITZ!Apps for iOS and Android
The practical FRITZ!Apps offer a wealth of exciting features for smartphones and tablets. Use these free apps for increased convenience when you’re on the go.
Smart Home: the clever place to live
Conveniently control Smart Home devices with FRITZ!OS. With the FRITZ!DECT 200, for example, you can operate connected devices or have them switch automatically. The FRITZ!DECT 301 can also adjust your room temperature and switch the heating automatically and precisely.
Maximum energy efficiency
The many features offered by FRITZ!OS remove the need for additional devices such as fax and answering machines. And DECT and Wi-Fi transmission power is decreased when devices are not in use, saving both energy and money.
Simply insert and use: the FRITZ!WLAN range, which includes FRITZ!WLAN Sticks and FRITZ!Repeaters, expands Wi-Fi networks and is ready to go within seconds – security is, of course, the top priority.
AVM cordless telephones have been specially designed for FRITZ!Box and boast a host of convenient features: HD telephony, answering machines, and new features made available by update – to name just a few.
FRITZ!Powerline turns every socket into a network port. This lets you incorporate devices into your home network using your home’s electricity supply – and there’s no need to lay any new cables.