AVM is launching the free FRITZ!OS 7.80 fiber optic update for four FRITZ!Box models: FRITZ!Box 5590 Fiber, 5530 Fiber, 7590 AX and 7530 AX. This update provides more transparency and makes the initial installation on a fiber optic connection easier. In addition, AVM also announces the launch of the FRITZ!Powerline 1240 AX WLAN Set, which will also provide high-speed internet to hard-to-reach places in the home.

With the FRITZ!OS update, AVM wants to provide an innovative fiber optic overview and easy installation and is expanding the home network with the FRITZ!Powerline 1240 AX WLAN Set.

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FritzOS 7.80 with Fritzbox

FRITZ!OS 7.80 at a glance

New features for the FRITZ!Box 5590 Fiber and 5530 Fiber
You connect the FRITZ!Box 5590 Fiber and 5530 Fiber directly to your fiber optic connection. This way you get the most out of every fiber optic cable. They come with an integrated fiber optic modem, eliminating the need for an additional modem. With FRITZ!OS 7.80, the two models receive a new overview of the fiber optic connection in the user interface. This allows users to see important information about their connection, the speed, the type of connection and the quality of the connection in one go. FRITZ!Box Fiber models allow users to take full advantage of the fiber optic cable – all in an energy-efficient way and with a single device.

Innovations for the FRITZ!Box 7590 AX & 7530 AX
The popular FRITZ!Box 7590 AX and 7530 AX models also receive new functions for the fiber optic connection. When switching from DSL to fiber optic, the existing FRITZ!Box can continue to be used with an additional fiber optic modem, the setup is very easy and you get more help for a smooth initial installation with different providers. More than six million households in the Netherlands already have a fiber optic connection. Fiber optic offers high speed, low latency and is virtually immune to interference.

FRITZ!Box – initial configuration with MyFRITZ!App
With FRITZ!OS 7.80, AVM is also preparing the four FRITZ!Box models for the MyFRITZ!App configuration wizard, which will soon be available for iOS and Android. The MyFRITZ!App makes it possible to quickly and intuitively set up a new FRITZ!Box on a fiber optic and DSL connection via a smartphone or tablet. During this configuration, the app guides the user step by step through the installation. The app also provides useful tips on Wi-Fi guest access, parental controls and much more.

FRITZ!Powerline 1240 AX WLAN Set
With the new FRITZ!Powerline 1240 AX WLAN Set, consisting of the FRITZ!Powerline 1240 AX and 1210, you have access to your home network via the socket in every corner of your house – with gigabit speeds and Wi-Fi 6. FRITZ!Powerline brings your home network via the socket to anywhere where technologies such as Wi-Fi or a standard LAN connection do not offer a solution. The Powerline Set transports data to its destination via the electricity grid at speeds of up to 1,200 Mbit/s and via Wi-Fi 6 on 2.4 GHz at speeds of up to 600 Mbit/s, giving you high-speed internet even in hard-to-reach places in the house. have.

FRITZPowerline 1240 AX WLAN Set