The Fritz! Box 4060 model stands out for its high-speed wireless connection. Its advantages include the integration of: Wi-Fi 6, up to 2400+2400 gross Mbps in the 5 GHz frequency and 1200 gross Mbps in the 2.4 GHz frequency. It is combinable with any DSL modem, cable modem, or modem for fiber optic connection. It has 3 Gigabit LAN ports; 1 2.5 Gigabit WAN port (10/100/1000/2.5 GBase-T); and 1 USB 3.0 port.
The 4060 is powered by technology Mesh Wi-Fi, which makes possible the collaboration of all Fritz! devices, working as a single network. The units share information, thus improving the performance of wireless equipment. It integrates a DECT base, with the capacity to register up to six cordless phones.
These possibilities are managed by the Fritz!OS operating system which, as an additional advantage for the user, presents a simple and intuitive interface in which different home automation products can be included. The company’s mobile applications for iOS and Android systems can also be used in smartphones and tablets.
The 4060 is a tri-band Wi-Fi router with Wi-Fi 6 that achieves maximum speeds on the wireless network. It can be used over fiber optic, DSL, or cable Internet connections. It has the NAS function, which makes it a local network multimedia switchboard. Other functions, such as a DECT-based switchboard, an integrated firewall or home automation control complete the capabilities of this device.
The device is configured with Wi-Fi 6 which, at the moment, is the most secure and fastest standard. It reaches speeds up to 40 percent faster than previous generations of Wi-Fi, allowing the user to browse and play audiovisual content at very high speeds. Technologically, and as shown in the tests carried out, it makes it possible that, although there are many active devices at the same time, the data transmission speeds remain high in each one of them.
In gaming sessions, low latency is available and it is worth noting the energy saving functions that make the battery of connected devices last longer. Being tri-band, it can work both on the 2.4 GHz frequency and on two separate 5 GHz frequencies. This capability provides optimal performance simultaneously across multiple Wi-Fi connections.
The company indicates in the product data sheet that it supports previous standards such as Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 4, which makes it compatible with any device.
To ensure that videos, music and photos from the local network reach all areas of the house, use the Wi-Fi Mesh system. Fritz devices! They work on a single network, exchanging information with each other and improving the performance of all Wi-Fi devices.
The 4060 includes an integrated DECT base, to which up to six cordless phones can be linked.
Different home automation equipment can be connected, both from the own brand and from others with DECT-ULE/HAN-FUN technology.
Thanks to the Fritz!Apps you can access from your smartphone, both at home and on the go, to control smart products and services.
The security concept encompasses different areas: safe browsing thanks to the integrated firewall, a factory-protected Wi-Fi network with a unique key, and guest access, which allows guests to connect to the Internet, but not to the local network. This and other features ensure that communication is secure.
Fritz!OS is the operating system that combines ease of use with functionality and security. This is achieved thanks to a clear user interface and a series of wizards that accompany you at every step. Regular updates keep your FRITZ!Box always up to date: If you want, your FRITZ!Box can be updated automatically.
The hardware and software of FRITZ products! they are synchronized and combined, so that the latest and greatest technology is always on the local network. This ensures maximum speed with any connection, be it DSL, cable, 4G or fiber optic.
With its smart operating system, it regularly spawns new features.
The applications add new functions to the brand’s products so that with a smartphonee or tablet, you can access the Fritz!Box and the data you have stored on the USB stick from anywhere.
The company behind the machine
AVM GmbH, a German company dedicated to the manufacture of network devices for domestic use, counts among its offer with broadband equipment for DSL, cable, 4G and fiber optics.
AVM has launched the all-new 4060, the first AVM router designed to connect in bridge mode to any fiber optic, cable or DSL modem.
Summary of benefits
Wi-Fi 6 Tri-Band Router (2400 Mbps + 2400 Mbps 5 GHz and 1200 Mbps 2.4 GHz), ultra-fast data flow for a network with multiple Wi-Fi devices
Built-in media server (NAS and 1 x USB 3.0 for hard drives or printers), 1 x 2.5Gbps WAN and 3 x Gigabit LAN
Switchboard for IP (VoIP) and/or fixed telephony, with 5 answering machines. Integrated DECT base for up to 6 cordless phones
Wi-Fi Mesh: automatic combination of Fritz! on a single Wi-Fi network. Configurable parental control, free regular updates
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