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Industry networking
Founded 1986
Headquarters Berlin, Germany
Products broadband modems, routers
Revenue Euro 250 Mi.
Number of employees
420 (2012)
Website www.avm.de

AVM is a consumer electronics company founded in 1986 in Berlin, Germany. The company produces communications, networking devices such as DSL, ISDN, Wireless and VoIP products. It had sales of € 250 million in 2012 with 450 employees. It is well known for its popular FRITZ!Box series.


AVM Fritz!Box Fon WLAN 7270 (left) and 7390 (right)

AVM is popular in Germany. It sells ISDN cards in an AVM line, DSL Cards, routers, modems, WLAN and networking products.

FRITZ!Box – Home networking for DSL, cable and LTE.

FRITZ!Fon – HD telephony, Internet services and music for the FRITZ!Box.

FRITZ!WLAN – Range extender and USB WLAN sticks.

FRITZ!Powerline – FRITZ!Powerline expands home networking via the existing power supply.

FRITZ!Apps – Applications for smarphones for the FRITZ! range of products.

FRITZ!Card – Internal ISDN card for the PCI slot.

Legal Proceedings[edit]

AVM is currently[when?] engaged in legal proceedings against Cybits AG and is being investigated by gpl-violations.org for possible violation of the GNU GPL software license.[1]


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