The Berlin-based communications specialist AVM is making a double appearance at the new-look CEBIT. The company is welcoming visitors from all over the world under the banner "Hello FRITZ!" both at a large new stand in Hall 13 in d!conomy and also on the outdoor area of the d!campus, where AVM provides great entertainment with table football, drift racer, table pong and the FRITZ! talk program with YouTube stars. Visitors at the CEBIT can compete against Stefanie Schmid, world champion and star of the table football scene, control the Mini Drift Racers via smartphone, simulate the complete driving physics of a real racing car in small format, discover the classic video game in a new look at Table Pong and play the analogue version with cool special features at the only pong table in Germany and last but not least meet the YouTubers "Alex Bexi" and "Techtastisch", who will stream an a FRITZ!-Talk episode live from d!campus with which AVM.
So there's plenty of opportunity, both indoors and out, to experience the "FRITZ! Worlds" live in action and find out all about the latest advances plowed into the new FRITZ!OS. "Conference participants and festival guests alike can explore exciting new ideas for digital homes and offices at our two stands," says Urban Bastert, Head of Communication at AVM. Among other things, the company is demonstrating how the FRITZ!Box can be used to set up a flexible, open wireless hotspot. It's also revealing the advances that its major update offers smart homes - such as making it easier to integrate third-party smart home solutions. And of course the latest FRITZ!Box models for DSL, cable, glass fiber and LTE are also up for inspection in Hannover. "Our new FRITZ!Box models are ready for the gigabit revolution," Bastert says. "The FRITZ!Box 6591 Cable has just gone into action in Germany's first DOCSIS 3.1 network in Bochum, while the FRITZ!Box 7590 is set up for supervectoring. This DSL technology, which achieves speeds of up to 300 Mbit/s, is set for nationwide roll-out during the next few months," he explains. Bastert adds that the FRITZ! mesh WiFi system for smart data distribution "has everything covered with its wireless range - from small apartments to multiple office rooms."