Vodafone Deutschland


Vodafone Deutschland extends CEO mandate

Vodafone Deutschland’s supervisory board has extended the mandate of CEO Hannes Ametsreiter by three years. The extension comes ahead of schedule. Ametsreiter has been CEO of Vodafone Deutschland since October 2015, and is currently nearing the end of his second term, as mandated by the board. The latest extension extendshis mandate September 2024. Vodafone said that […]

Vodafone Deutschland revamps legal and regulatory team

Cable and mobile operator Vodafone Deutschland has revamped the structure of its legal and regulatory management team following the departure of Christoph Clément at the end of Vodafone’s financial year. Clément, who was previously member of the executive board for legal, regulatory, public affairs, compliance and corporate security, left the company at his own request […]

Fix & Foxi joins Vodafone line-up along with extended VOD content

Vodafone Deutschland has added Your Family Entertainment AG’s (YFE) children and family channel Fix & Foxi TV to its pay TV line-up and has extended its existing video-on-demand agreement with the German kids programmer. From the end of February 2020, Fix & Foxi will be added to Vodafone’s Giga TV TV offering as part of […]

Vodafone Deutschland slashes price of Gigabit broadband for Unitymedia customers

Vodafone Deutschland has lowered the price of its Gigabit broadband offering in the former Unitymedia networks where the service is available by over half, aligning Unitymedia prices with the rest of Germany. Subscribers who live in one of the six Unitymedia ‘Gigabit cities’ that can receive Gigabit broadband over cable – Düsseldorf, Cologne, Bochum, Frankfurt, […]

Vodafone Deutschland doubles number of 500Mbps homes

Vodafone Deutschland says it has doubled the number of homes that receive internet speeds of up to 500Mbps over the last year to 20.8 million. Of the total, Vodafone says that over half – 10.9 million, can receive speeds of 1Gbps or above. The milestone comes after Vodafone upgraded cable networks in 20 more cities […]

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 […]

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