Vodafone Deutschland


EC gives green light to Liberty Global-Vodafone deal

The European Commission has given a green light to Liberty Global’s sale of its German and central European operations to Vodafone. The €19 billion deal is now expected to close on July 31. Liberty Global said that all regulatory conditions had now been met in alignment with the original terms of the deal. The sale […]

Vodafone Deutschland teams up with DFL for 5G Bundesliga stadium experience

Vodafone Deutschland has signed a two-year agreement with Germany’s top-tier football body the DFL to develop a real-time app to provide Bundesliga fans with information and a live experience in stadiums over its new 5G mobile network. The pair will provide content over 5G to fans in stadiums watching Bundesliga games from the start of […]

Vodafone Deutschland’s Cubero to leave at end of June

Vodafone Deutschland consumer chief Manuel Cubero is to leave the company and will be replaced by consumer marketing chief Andreas Laukenmann. Cubero is to leave Vodafone at the end of this month. The cable industry veteran has worked for Kabel Deutschland, the former Deutsche Telekom-owned cable operator now owned by Vodafone, since 2003, serving as […]

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 […]

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