Deutsche Telekom

Strong results for Deutsche Telekom with ‘limited impact’ from coronavirus

Deutsche Telekom has boasted stable results with the coronavirus pandemic having a limited impact on the operator so far. The company noted that despite the global spread of the coronavirus, it has seen a 2.3% year-over-year revenue rise to €19.9 billion in the first quarter. Adjusted EBITDA AL rose by 10.2%, to reach €6.5 billion. […]

Deutsche Telekom does Disney deal

Deutsche Telekom has agreed a distribution deal with Disney that will see it become the exclusive sales partner for Disney+ in Germany.  This announcement confirms recent reports that Deutsche Telekom was after a deal with Disney. The deal will also see MagentaMobil, MagentaZuhause and Magenta TV customers offered the streamer for six months for free. […]

Deutsche Telekom wants Disney+ deal

Deutsche Telekom is reportedly in talks with Disney for distribution of Disney+. According to Bloomberg, the operator views an exclusive deal with Disney for the streamer – which launches in the country on March 24 – will serve to fend off growing competition from Vodafone. Speaking to the outlet, Deutsche Telekom board member Michael Hagspihl […]

Deutsche Telekom sees TV numbers grow in ‘most successful year’ ever

Deutsche Telekom saw 74,000 customers in its domestic German market sign up for its MagentaTV service in the fourth quarter of last year, taking the company’s domestic TV total base to 3.6 million, up 7.9% year-on-year. By comparison, the telco’s overall broadband base was up 1.2% to 13.73 million. Its fibre broadband subscriber number was […]

German operators take legal action against Liberty Global-Vodafone approval

German regional network operator NetCologne has confirmed it is taking legal action to challenge EU approval of Vodafone’s acquisition of Unitymedia from Liberty Global, after European Court of Justice officials told German press that it, together with Deutsche Telekom and Tele Columbus had filed complaints about the decision.   The Cologne-based operator said that the […]

Telekom Deutschland chief Wössner to quit

Telekom Deutschland chief Dirk Wössner is to leave Deutsche Telekom group at the end of this year. Wössner told the Deutsche Telekom supervisory board executive committee that he will not seek a renewal of his current contract when it expires on December 31. Wössner joined the Deutsche Telekom board of management at the start of […]

Telekom Romania ups prices

Deutsche Telekom’s Romanian business, Telekom Romania, has announced a blanked price increase across all of its services. Across its fixed and mobile services, prices will rise by RON2 (€0.42) per month as part of what the company says is “the need to remain economically viable.” This is the third such price increase from the operator […]

Deutsche Telekom names new brand chief

Deutsche Telekom has named Ulrich Klenke as chief brand officer, succeeding Hans-Christian Schwingen, who is leaving the company. Klenke, who, like Schwingen will report to Deutsche Telekom CEO Tim Höttges, is a former CEO of advertising agency Ogilvy and more recently worked as a consultant for Volkswagen. He previously worked for Daimler, Chrysler, Jeep and […]

Orange sets out strategic plan amid merger speculation

Orange has set out its strategic plan for the next five years, Engage 2025, with a focus on offering etail and wholesale customers enhanced connectivity, strengthening its leadership in more open and higher-valued infrastructures, making ake Orange MEA the reference digital operator in Africa & the Middle East and placing data and AI at the […]

Deutsche Telekom sees modest growth in pay TV while fibre proves a hit

Deutsche Telekom has reported an increase of 67,000 Magenta TV customers to tip it over 3.5 million pay TV subscribers in Germany. Elsewhere in Europe, TV subscriber numbers increased by 9,000 net adds. This is a far smaller growth than the 35,000 TV net adds for Q3 2018, though it does take into account the […]

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