Vodafone Deutschland

North-Rhine Westphalia takes Gigabit pole position in Germany

Over half of homes in North-Rhine Westphalia now have access to Gigabit broadband, according to data compiled by the government of Germany’s most populous state. The NRW state ministry of economics, innovation, digitisation and energy said that 52% of the 8.5 million homes in the state were covered as of June 30, up from 9% […]

Vodafone Deutschland on track to make Germany ‘Europe’s Gigabit leader’

Vodafone Deutschland has said it is ahead of track to meet its objective of delivering Gigabit internet to 25 million homes by next year after passing the 21 million threshold. The operator has also said it plans to begin field tests of the upcoming DOCSIS 4.0 standard within the next two years when the first […]

Vodafone Deutschland teams up with Discovery for UHD TV

Vodafone Deutschland has expanded its partnership with Discovery to include UHD on-demand content ahead of the latter’s planned launch of a European UHD TV channel. The service provider’s customers will be able to access UHD content as part of the video-on-demand offering of Discovery Channel such as Beckenbauer – Pools der Superlative and Great White […]

Vodafone Deutschland and Arte bury hatchet and strike long-term deal

Vodafone Deutschland and cultural channel Arte have formally ended their long-running dispute over carriage terms by striking a long-term distribution agreement that will also see Arte content made available on-demand via cable. The agreement between the pair will see advanced TV features such as instant restart of programmes made available to Vodafone subscribers. The Arte […]

Vodafone Deutschland extends Gigabit broadband to 18m homes

Vodafone Deutschland is now providing Gigabit connectivity to  close to18 million homes across Germany, the company has claimed. The number represents an increase of 630,000 in six weeks. The company said that its 1Gbps broadband service was now available in 30 new towns and cities including Straubing, Wismar, Perleberg, Soltau, Landstuhl, Bautzen, Völklingen, Magdeburg and […]

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 […]