Communication Systems combine PBX, router, and ADSL modem.

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FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7170 and FRITZ!Box Fon 5124 enable telephone conversations over Internet or landline, even when computer is off. With 4 LAN ports, units can connect computers as well as network-capable devices to Internet. ADSL modem supports ADSL2+ with transfer rates up to 16 Mbit/sec, while integrated WLAN router in 7170 offers wireless Internet access as well. Using USB host port, memory sticks, printers, or hard drives can be connected to FRITZ!Box and shared by all computers on network.



Original Press Release:



AVM FRITZ!Box / FRITZ!Box Manufacturer AVM Expands its International Product Line



BERLIN, July 17/-

- New FRITZ!Box Models: FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7170 and FRITZ!Box Fon 5124
- PBX for Internet and Landline Telephony
- Connections for Analogue Telephones, ISDN Telephones, and ISDN Telephone Systems
- USB Connector for Network Printers and Storage
- Find the Appropriate FRITZ!Box Model for you at www.fritzbox.eu

AVM - the manufacturer of the FRITZ!Box - is expanding its international product line with two new models. The FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7170 and FRITZ!Box Fon 5124 combine a PBX, router, and ADSL modem in a single device. Whether you want to surf with a fast wireless Internet connection, network computers easily, or make phone calls over the Internet or regular landline and connect analogue and ISDN phones - there is a matching FRITZ!Box for all your communication requirements. Visit www.fritzbox.eu for more information about the AVM product line.

PBX, router, and ADSL modem in a single device
The FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7170 and FRITZ!Box Fon 5124 combine a PBX for Internet and landline telephony, router, and ADSL modem in a single device. Telephone conversations over the Internet or regular landlines are possible even when the computer is off. Existing analogue telephones can be connected to the FRITZ!Box. In addition, the FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7170 includes a connector for ISDN telephones and ISDN telephone systems. With four LAN ports, the FRITZ!Box can connect computers as well as network-capable devices like game consoles to the Internet. The ADSL modem supports ADSL2+ with
transfer rates of up to 16 Mbit/s. The integrated WLAN router in the FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7170 offers wireless Internet access as well. The factory configured, custom encryption guarantees a secure WLAN connection.

Convenient, simple Internet telephony with FRITZ!Box
You can use the FRITZ!Box to place calls over the Internet or your landline. Your computer does not even have to be on to place calls over the Internet. Existing analogue telephones can be connected to the FRITZ!Box. The FRITZ!Box Fon 5124 includes two analogue connectors for telephones and fax machines. In addition, the FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7170 includes three analogue connectors as well as a connector for ISDN telephones and ISDN telephone systems. The integrated bandwidth management guarantees optimal data and voice transmission for excellent voice quality. The FRITZ!Box telephone system provides a wide range of features like toggling, call waiting, call forwarding, and three-way conference calls.

Comprehensive, useful functions and intuitive operation
The new FRITZ!Box models also feature our award-winning, user-friendly, simple operation. Numerous functions, like child lock, which allows you determine how long and at what times your children can use the Internet, or eco mode, which helps reduce the power consumption of the FRITZ!Box, offer real value-added features. AVM regularly expands the FRITZ!Boxes with practical new functions through firmware updates which are available to users free of charge.

Share network printers and hard drives
The USB host port of the FRITZ!Box enables a wide range of network applications. Memory sticks, printers, or hard drives can be connected to the FRITZ!Box and shared by all computers on the network. The computers connected to the FRITZ!Box are also networked together. The user does not need to configure any network settings because the IP addresses are automatically assigned, if desired.

Secure, fast wireless Internet access
The FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7170 offers wireless Internet access. Encryption is factory preconfigured to guarantee a secure WLAN connection as soon as you start using the FRITZ!Box. Each unit has its own unique, custom password that appears on the bottom of the device. In addition, the latest WLAN security standards (WPA and WPA2) offer maximum security. Apart from the common 802.11g and b wireless standards, the FRITZ!Box, in conjunction with the FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick, supports the 802.11g++ standard as
well. This increases the net data transfer rate by approximately one third The WLAN can be switched off automatically using sleep mode or manually with a switch on the back of the device. With the FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick and the Stick & Surf technology developed by AVM, establishing a secure WLAN connection is even simpler; the Stick installs automatically under Windows XP Service Pack 2 or higher, and computers can be connected to the FRITZ!Box without any additional configuration.

FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7170 and FRITZ!Box Fon 5124 available in shops now
The new FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7170 and FRITZ!Box Fon 5124 products are available in shops now. The recommended retail price for the FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7170 is approximately 160 euros and 140 euros for the FRITZ!Box Fon 5124 (local taxes not included). AVM provides a five-year warranty on both models. In addition, AVM service includes free e-mail support and firmware updates at www.avm.de/en. Visit www.fritzbox.eu for dedicated information about the FRITZ!Box and to find the model that meets all your communication needs.

Press photos of the FRITZ!Box Fon products are available for downloading
at http://www.avm.de/en/press/Pressefotos/index.php3

About AVM
AVM develops and manufactures products for your broadband connection. The Berlin-based communication specialist has received numerous awards for its innovative FRITZ! family. FRITZ! enables fast, user-friendly ADSL access, easy networking, inexpensive Internet telephony and versatile multimedia applications. Founded in 1986 in Berlin, AVM is one of the top three providers of ADSL devices in Europe. With over 50 percent of the market share, it is the leading manufacturer in Germany, Europe's largest market. AVM has 460 employees and generated a turnover of EUR 240 million in fiscal
2006.

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