Politics & Society


Corporate Responsibility:Responsibility in the digital transformation

Telefónica Deutschland plays an active role in shaping the digital change. In doing so, we are committed to responsible digitalisation that benefits everyone. With our corporate responsibility strategy we keep a close eye on the impact on people and the environment in all our business activities. Learn more about us


Capital Representation:Political representation of interests

We at Telefónica Deutschland are in regular contact with representatives from politics, administration, business and associations and actively participate in current debates on ICT policy in Germany and Europe.

Telefónica in Berlin

Our representative office in the German capital and BASECAMP are points of contact for Telefónica's political network in Berlin and platforms for political and social discourse. On the associated website and the social media channels, we also take an online stand on political debates and issues relating to the digitisation of our living environment, thus contributing to transparent political representation of interests.

Events in Berlin

We provide the political environment in Berlin with discussion rooms and an active exchange of views on digital policy through our regular events. These include the public BASECAMP formats and the Telefónica Blue Hour, which takes place by personal invitation.

Contact & Associations

With our representative office in the capital, we are in the immediate vicinity of all important contact persons of our company in Berlin. The office serves as a contact point for politics, business and associations. Philippe Gröschel Elena Esnaola Harald Geywitz Telefónica is a member of the associations BITKOM, VATM, eco, The American Chamber of Commerce in Germany & FSM.

Dialogue platform and debate room:BASECAMP in Berlin

Discuss, participate, discover

Telefónica Deutschland operates its own innovative dialogue platform, BASECAMP. BASECAMP is one of the most important event locations and network areas for the digital community in Berlin.


Here we use our own formats to create awareness of and technological reference to digital trends. Visitors have the opportunity to try out mobile applications directly on site. To the BASECAMP website

Data debates

Together with the Tagesspiegel | Tagesspiegel Data Debates is the debate forum on digital topics in the capital. Top-class guests from politics, business, science, religion and culture regularly debate at the Tagesspiegel Data Debates on digitisation and the potential of the new data treasure, as well as the requirements for data protection or the effects of digitisation on society.


young+restless is the network meeting for young professionals from political Berlin, the start-up scene, the media world and the creative industry. The event series has been taking place at BASECAMP since 2015 and is curated by meko factory - Werkstatt für Medienkompetenz GmbH in cooperation with polisphere - think tank for political consulting and others. Further partners: The German Association for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses - BVMW, Federal Association of German Startups and Civey. Media partner is the Tagesspiegel.

UdL Digital Talk

Since 2010, the UdL Digital Talk has brought together top-class politicians and opinion leaders to discuss current issues in German and European digital policy. Among the guests of the political talk show at BASECAMP have been Andreas Scheuer, Heiko Maas, Ursula von der Leyen, Peter Altmaier, Jürgen Trittin, Sara Wagenknecht and other well-known politicians. The host is the television journalist Cherno Jobatey.

AI Hub

The Lunch Talk of AI Hub Europe is our event format on the topic of artificial intelligence (AI). The event is named after AI Hub Europe, a leading website on AI. Media partner is the business magazine brand eins.

Contact person

For press enquiries please contact us: David Biebricher senior public relations manager