Vodafone Deutschland


NHK World-Japan extends German reach with Vodafone Deutschland deal

NHK World-Japan, the 24-hour international English-language channel from Japan’s public broadcaster NHK, has launched on Vodafone Deutschland’s cable network in Germany. The channel will be available as an unencrypted, free-to-air service in standard definition, available to Vodafone’s 7.6 million cable TV customers across 13 federal states. NHK World-Japan will also from part of Vodafone’s TV […]

Vodafone Deutschland completes digital switchover

Vodafone Deutschland has completed the digitisation of its cable network, following the shutting down of the last analogue TV and radio signals in Saxony-Anhalt. Vodafone said that the closure of the last analogue services in the town of Stendal meant that the operator had now freed up capacity formerly used to transmit analogue TV channels […]

Vodafone Deutschland upgrades more homes to Gigabit speed

Vodafone Deutschland has upgraded 134,000 cable homes in the city of Lübeck in northern Germany to receive Gigabit broadband. The upgrade means that residents of the city can surf the web with download speeds of 1Gbps. Vodafone has teamed up with housing associations Neue Lübecker Norddeutsche Baugenossenschaft eG and Lübecker Buaverein eG for the launch […]

Vodafone teams up with WDR for 5G TV trial

Vodafone Deutschland has teamed up with public broadcaster WDR to test the delivery of media library content over 5G, enabling viewers to receive 4K resolution video over wireless networks. The goal of the trial is to test the resilience of delivery of high-resolution content to mobile devices. For the purposes of the trial, WDR is […]

Vodafone Deutschland adds eSports1 to offering

Vodafone Deutschland has added eSports service eSports1 to its Vodafone TV offering, replacing Sport1 US HD. The eSports channel will feature over 1,200 live hours of eSports action along with highlights and magazine content including Wednesday magazine show Inside eSports. Broadcasting rights this year include live and highlight coverage of four ESL one events as […]

Vodafone Deutschland taps Metrological for GigaTV apps

Vodafone Deutschland has chosen Metrological to deliver integrated apps and premium OTT TV content for its GigaTV advanced TV platform. According to Metrological, the agreement will give Vodafone customers access to a wide range of premium OTT TV services as well niche content and localised apps, integrated directly into the GigaTV UI, through the Metrological […]

Vodafone Deutschland integrates Spotify for mobile subs

Cable and mobile service provider Vodafone Deutschland has struck a partnership with music streaming outfit Spotify to enable its mobile subscribers to add Spotify’s premium service to their mobile packages for €9.99. Vodafone customers can sign up for Spotify via the MeinVodafone app and pay via their mobile bill or from pre-paid credit. The service […]

Vodafone Deutschland appoints CTO

Vodafone Deutschland has upped managing director of commercial operations, Gerhard Mack, to chief technology officer. Mack replaces previous CTO Eric Kuisch, who announced plans to leave the company in October – three years after he joined Vodafone from Dutch operator KPN. Vodafone Deutschland CEO, Hannes Ametsreiter, said that Mack “knows the company and is a proven technology expert […]

Vodafone Deutschland names new chief financial officer

Vodafone Deutschland has named Anna Dimitrova as its new chief financial officer. Dimitrova, who previously worked for Vodafone in a number of roles spanning consumer, enterprise and finance, will replace Andreas Siemen, who is leaving the company. She will take up her new position on November 1. Dimitrova, a Bulgarian national, began her career with […]

Vodafone Deutschland outlines Gigabit plans

Vodafone Deutschland has outlined plans for further network investments, with the creation of the first ‘Gigabit city’ in Bavaria pencilled in for later this month. Vodafone said that it would connect 16 million people to its Gigabit network by the middle of next year, rising to 22 million by the end of the year. The […]

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