Technical specifications


  • USB Wi-Fi client for Wi-Fi networks
  • Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) with up to 866 Mbit/s gross in the 5 GHz band
  • Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) with up to 300 Mbit/s gross in the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz band
  • Dual Wi-Fi for use in the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz band
  • Compatible with 802.11n, g and b
  • Encryption in accordance with WPA2 (802.11i)
  • Self-installation in Windows 11 and 10 (32-bit and 64-bit), drivers with Microsoft WHQL signature
  • Support for WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)
  • Software to monitor the connection and adapt settings
  • Configurable transmitter power
  • 2 LEDs for display of connections and activity
  • Integrated antenna
  • Free driver and software updates

Automatically secure Wi-Fi with Stick & Surf

  • Connect the FRITZ!WLAN stick once with the USB host on the FRITZ!Box
  • The data required to secure the network are automatically transferred to the stick
  • Connect the FRITZ!WLAN Stick to the computer
  • The Wi-Fi connection is now securely encrypted without any further configuration
  • Alternatively, the connection can be set up using WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) or wireless access points integrated manually by "search, find and connect"

Ports and interfaces

  • USB port compliant with USB 3.0, compatible with USB 2.0
  • Wi-Fi networks compliant with 802.11ac (866 Mbit/s) and 802.11n (300 Mbit/s)
  • 5 GHz frequency band with Wi-Fi 5/4, 2.4 GHz with Wi-Fi 4
  • Dual Wi-Fi for use in the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz band

Package contents

  • FRITZ!WLAN Stick AC 860
  • Quick guide
  • USB docking station

System requirements

  • Windows-compatible PC
  • USB 3.0 port (backward compatible with USB 2.0, with reduced data throughput)
  • Operating system: Microsoft Windows 11 and 10 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Wireless access point compliant with IEEE 802.11ac/n/g/b/a


  • 5-year manufacturer’s warranty

Article number

  • 20002724