Technical specifications


  • Wireless router with integrated cable modem compliant with the latest transmission standard EuroDOCSIS 3.0/2.0/1.1/1.0
  • 4 gigabit ports (10/100/1000 Base-T), WAN at the LAN 1 port
  • Wireless access point compliant with IEEE 802.11ac, n, g, a
  • 2 USB 2.0 ports for printers and storage media
  • Integrated DECT base station for up to 6 handsets
  • ISDN S₀ bus (RJ45) for ISDN telephones or ISDN telephone system
  • 2 a/b ports (RJ11) for analog telephones, answering machines and fax


  • Internet over cable with a EuroDOCSIS/3.0/2.0/1.1/1.0 cable modem
  • Integrated EuroDOCSIS 3.0 cable modem with downstream speeds of up to 1320 Mbit/s
  • Full-band capture tuner
  • Wireless router with firewall/NAT, DHCP server, DynDNS client, UPnP AV
  • Support for IPv6
  • Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall with port forwarding
  • Secure remote access over the Internet with VPN (IPSec)


  • Wi-Fi networks compliant with 802.11ac (up to 1300 Mbit/s gross; 5 GHz) and 802.11n (up to 450 Mbit/s gross; 2.4 GHz)
  • With Mesh Wi-Fi you can combine several wireless access points into one intelligent system (FRITZ!OS 6.90 and later) Find out more at
  • Dual Wi-Fi 5 + 4 for simultaneous operation in the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands
  • Compatible with Wireless 802.11g, and a
  • Secure upon delivery with WPA2 encryption, WPA3/2 transition mode is also available
  • AVM Stick & Surf: automatic security for wireless surfing
  • Wi-Fi scheduling
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
  • Wi-Fi auto channel: Automated search for Wi-Fi channel free of interference
  • Wi-Fi Eco for optimum performance at minimum power consumption
  • Integrates iPhone and Android smartphones in the home network


  • Telephone systems with DECT base station for up to 6 cordless telephones
  • Voice transmission encrypted upon delivery
  • ISDN S₀ bus for connecting ISDN telephones/ISDN telephone system
  • 2 a/b ports for connecting analog telephones, answering machines and fax
  • Supports HD telephony for natural sound
  • DECT Eco: Radio network switches off ergonomically
  • 5 integrated answering machines featuring voice-to-mail
  • Fax function including email forwarding (fax-to-mail)
  • Call diversion, internal calls, three-party conferencing, call transfer
  • Call blocks, alarm, baby monitor, VIP calls and Do not Disturb
  • Internet telephony SIP-compliant in accordance with RFC 3261
  • Registration of IP telephones (LAN/Wi-Fi) SIP-compliant
  • FRITZ!App Fon for landline calls via your smartphone

Home network convenience

  • Media server makes music, pictures and videos in the network available to devices in the home network (SMB, FTP, UPnP AV)  
  • With MyFRITZ!, secure access to your own FRITZ!Box from anywhere   
  • FRITZ!NAS – simple, browser-based access to all files in the network
  • Platform for networked applications like IPTV, video on demand and media streaming, thanks to the powerful dual-core processor
  • Streams free-to-air TV programs simultaneously to tablets or smartphones and to computers (with the VLC media player) in your home network (not available in all cable networks).
  • Parental controls, push service, cloud contacts, online storage
  • Guest access: sharing of existing Internet connection over LAN or Wi-Fi
  • Wake on LAN over the Internet


  • "": multi-language user interface, for intuitive operation via Web browser
  • User interface optimized for smartphones and tablets (responsive design)
  • Free updates for new functions and security
  • Advanced view for special configuration options, help function with full-text search
  • Handy FRITZ!Apps for your smartphone: MyFRITZ!App for FRITZ! convenience on the go, the clever Wi-Fi helper FRITZ!App WLAN and FRITZ!App Smart Home for intuitive control of your FRITZ! Smart Home
  • Smart Home features integrated in the user interface
  • Smart Home support for DECT ULE/HAN FUN devices
  • Smart Home devices can be switched manually and automatically both in the home network and from the Internet

Package contents

  • FRITZ!Box 6490 Cable
  • Power adapter with 1.5-meter cable
  • 1.5-meter LAN cable
  • Installation guide
  • FRITZ!Box CD (depends on the provider)

Device properties

  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 245 x 59 x 173 mm
  • Suitable for tabletop or wall-mounted operation
  • Average power consumption: 11 W

Article number

  • 20002657