German broadband network equipment manufacturer AVM has launched the Fritz!Box Fon WLAN 7390, which combines WLAN features, a telephone system, a Dect base, a media server and network storage.

The FRITZ!Box connects all computers with the Internet – at lightning speed using VDSL or ADSL2+! With internal flash memory and fast WLAN N, it is the ideal platform for networked applications such as IPTV, video on demand, and media streaming.

Some hilights of the 7390:

  • * Fast Internet thanks to integrated VDSL/ADSL2+ modem
  • * Wireless network via WLAN N with up to 300 Mbit/s
  • * Suitable for combination with UMTS or cable modem
  • * The DECT base station lets you connect up to six cordless telephones
  • * Connect analog terminal equipment, ISDN telephones and PBXs
  • * Internet telephony with existing phones, even when the PC is shut down
  • * Up to 5 answering machines and fax function integrated, voice-to-mail, fax-to-mail
  • * USB host for USB printers or USB mass storage media in the network
  • * Media server for music, images, and videos in the network
  • * Integrated network storage with NAS functionality

Some more techie specs that might tickle your intrest:

  • * Conventional VDSL/ADSL2+ connection in combination with ISDN or analog
  • * Extensions for analog phones, faxes or answering machines, ISDN phone or PBX
  • * Integrated DECT base station (GAP/CAT-iq) for up to 6 cordless telephones
  • * Provides for WLAN wireless connections compliant with common standards
  • * 4 gigabit Ethernet connections (10/100/1000 * Mbit/s) for computers, games consoles, or a LAN hub and/or switch (for connecting additional PCs)
  • * 2 USB 2.0 host for USB printers or USB mass storage media in the network

And lets not forget IPv6 support. AVM has beta support for IPv6 on the following models:

  • * FRITZ!Box Fon Wlan 7390
  • * FRITZ!Box Fon Wlan 7270
  • * FRITZ!Box Fon Wlan 7240
  • * FRITZ!Box Fon Wlan 7320

With support for the following IPv6 features:

  • * Native IPv6
  • * Tunnel Sixss
  • * Tunnel 6in4
  • * Tunnel 6to4

AVM regularly develops new firmware for its FRITZ! products, always free of charge. The next official firmware update for the FRITZ!Box 7390 will bring new features for telephony, WLAN, NAS, IPv6 and USB to your FRITZ!Box 7390.

The other new firmware highlights:

  • * Wireless Internet access for guest users (WLAN guest access isolated from the home network)
  • * Enhanced WLAN sleep mode and parental controls
  • * IPv6 support in the home network and on the Internet

We have had some contact with AVM about testing one so perhaps we will be able to give you an review of this new Fritz!Box.