Press Releases Telefónica Germany

17. Mai 2023

Annual General Meeting of Telefónica Deutschland resolves dividend of EUR 0.18 per share for the financial year 2022

After the company's Annual General Meetings had been held in a virtual format in the past 3 years due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year the company's Annual General Meeting was again held in physical presence.
10. Mai 2023

Figures for the first quarter:

Telecommunications provider O2 Telefónica accelerates profitable growth at the start of the 2023 financial year

Telecommunications provider O2 Telefónica again saw strong demand for telecommunications services and products in the first quarter of 2023, increasing its revenue strongly by 8 percent to 2.101 billion euros. The strongest growth drivers were mobile service revenue, up 4.2 per cent to 1.408 billion euros, and a record quarter for hardware revenue.
06. April 2023

Very good to outstanding:

O2 achieves "very good" in the connect mobile operators hotline test

A significant plus compared to last year: O2 achieved the overall grade "very good" in this year's mobile operators hotline test of the German telco trade magazine "connect" and improved to "outstanding" in the category "accessibility "*.
04. April 2023

Network expansion in the first quarter of 2023:

O2 Telefónica drives forward digitalisation in Germany

O2 Telefónica has focused on expanding its O2 network in the first quarter of 2023 and is ensuring better mobile coverage throughout Germany.
21. März 2023

More data volume, higher surfing speeds, 5G in all tariffs, advantage for young people:

The co-growing tariffs O2 Mobile launch

On April 5, 2023, the mobile communications brand O2 will pack more performance for a fair price into the new O2 Mobile tariffs. In addition to higher data volumes and surfing speeds, new customers on the Gigabyte tariffs plans benefit above all from the Grow advantage.
21. März 2023

More performance:

New O2 prepaid rates score with higher data volume, advanced surfing guarantee, and bonus benefits

The new prepaid portfolio of the mobile communications brand O2 will be launched on April 5, 2023. New customers will then benefit from more service for a fair premium : they will receive up to 5.5 gigabytes more data volume and a surfing guarantee at a speed of 384 kbit/s.
22. Februar 2023

Annual results 2022:

O2 Telefónica accelerates growth and looks confidently to the new financial year

O2 Telefónica exceeds targets for three-year "Investment for Growth" strategy programme | Continued operational momentum accelerates growth in revenue (+5.9 percent) and OIBDA (+5.3 percent). Revenue climbs above the 8 billion euro mark for the first time | Number of mobile contract lines increases by more than 1.2 million thanks to the strong core brand O2 | Strong network expansion momentum meets expansion obligations and already delivers 5G coverage to more than 80 percent of the population | O2 Telefónica confident about 2023 financial year and plans to continue growth trajectory; revenues and OIBDA adjusted for non-recurring items expected to grow by low single-digit percentage year-on-year
21. Februar 2023

Digitization boost for the paper industry:

O2 Telefónica builds 5G campus network for Prinzhorn Group

The Prinzhorn Group, one of the leading paper and packaging manufacturers in Europe, and the telecommunications provider O2 Telefónica in cooperation with the network operator Drei Österreich have set up a modern 5G campus network at the Pitten site in Austria.
08. Februar 2023

Earthquake on the Turkish-Syrian border:

O2 Telefónica makes calls and SMS to Turkey and Syria free of charge

The images and news from the earthquake in Turkey and Syria make us deeply saddened. Our solidarity is with the affected people on site and their families. Therefore, from 9 February to 17 February, we put all mobile and landline calls as well as SMS for our own brands O2, O2 Business, Blau, AY YILDIZ and Ortel Mobile and our partner brands from Germany to Turkey and Syria free of charge.
07. Februar 2023

Safer Internet Day 2023:

O2 Telefónica promotes responsible online behaviour

From careless postings to digital bullying among peers - for many children and young people, the proper and safe use of the internet is far from natural. Not just on the occasion of the nationwide "Safer Internet Day 2023" O2 Telefónica is showing ways to deal with digital media more consciously and confidently.
31. Januar 2023

ESG ratings:

O2 Telefónica achieves top ratings for its sustainability management

Rating agencies confirm O2 Telefónica's successful commitment to sustainability in the areas of environment, social responsibility and good governance with very good ESG rankings. As of today, the company has been listed in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index for the fourth year in a row. In recent weeks, the international Telefónica Group has already made it onto the CDP A list for the ninth time in a row. EcoVadis rewarded O2 Telefónica with a "Gold" award. At Sustainalytics, the company achieved the best ESG risk score of all telecommunications companies in Germany. In addition, O2 Telefónica received an "AA" ranking by MSCI and a "Prime B-" from ISS.
23. Januar 2023

More data volume that grows automatically, higher surfing speeds, 5G in all tariffs:

New O2 mobile offering with more performance from April

The O2 brand will launch a new mobile service under the name O2 Mobile on April 5, 2023.
11. Januar 2023

Rapid progress in network expansion:

O2 Telefónica meets expansion requirements of the Federal Network Agency

O2 Telefónica has submitted its expansion figures to the Federal Network Agency to meet the coverage requirements as of the cut-off date of December 31, 2022. The telecommunications provider has completed an impressive network expansion program over the past three years: since 2020, O2 Telefónica has processed around 20,000 mobile sites to further improve the O2 network and achieve the required coverage levels. The company considers the obligations to have been met - taking into account legal and factual circumstances. In the case of the 5G rollout, O2 Telefónica has even far exceeded the required condition.
21. Dezember 2022

Supervisory Board decision:

Telefónica Deutschland extends further Management Board contracts

The Supervisory Board of Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG has approved the early extension of the contracts of Management Board members Valentina Daiber, Chief Officer Legal & Corporate Affairs, Nicole Gerhardt, Chief Human Resources Officer, Alfons Lösing, Chief Partner & Wholesale Officer, and Markus Rolle, Chief Financial Officer, which expire in July 2023. The new contracts run until 2026.
12. Dezember 2022

Faster 5G through frequency bundling:

O2 Telefónica and Nokia use 5G carrier aggregation for upload for the first time

O2 Telefónica and Nokia make the upload of files and videos on the 5G network even faster. For the first time, the telecommunications provider and its technology partner have bundled two 5G frequencies to increase the maximum data rate when sending data over the mobile network. This so-called carrier aggregation technology is already used extensively in the 4G/LTE network.
07. Dezember 2022

Real-time applications over 5G campus network and edge computing:

Telefónica Germany, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and cooperate on mobile robot solutions

Telefónica Germany, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and the Norwegian scale-up work together on mobile robot solutions based on state-of-the-art 5G networking and edge computing. The partners have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this effect. A first practical study (PoC) demonstrates the performance of 5G campus networks and edge computing in the real-time orchestration of autonomously driving robotic wheels from
06. Dezember 2022

Network of the future for new 5G solutions:

O2 Telefónica lifts 5G core network into the cloud to unlock new opportunities

O2 Telefónica is taking the next step in 21st century digital connectivity and is going to move its 5G core network in Germany to the cloud in the future. With its software-based 5G cloud core network, the telecommunications provider wants to deploy and make updates in the network even faster and provide new networking solutions for private and business customers.
29. November 2022

Best O2 network ever:

connect awards O2 network "very good" rating for the third time in a row

The renowned connect network test awards the O2 mobile network a "very good" rating for the third time in a row. The provider was able to record a significant plus of 20 points on its account. This means that the O2 network has made the biggest leap forward in quality of all German network operators.
18. November 2022

Voice telephony disruptions resolved:

O2 mobile network fully available

On Thursday, there were restrictions in telephony via 2G, 4G and fixed network in the period from about 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. due to a disrupted voice system at a network location. Customers of O2 Telefónica have been able to make full phone calls again since late yesterday evening.
17. November 2022

Mobile data usage at Munich Game:

Brady beats Bayern

What a spectacular game! Tens of thousands of American Football fans came to Munich last weekend to watch the first regular season game of the US Professional Football League in Germany. A look at the mobile data from the O2 Telefónica network shows: Fans came from all over Germany and many from the United States. According to the data, they are significantly younger and more digitally active than those who attend soccer matches.
17. November 2022

Virtualization in the mobile access network:

O2 Telefónica uses Nokia Cloud RAN technology in 5G network

Telecommunications provider O2 Telefónica is using innovative Cloud RAN technology from European network equipment supplier Nokia in its 5G network for the first time. As with Open RAN, Cloud RAN allows parts of the radio access network (RAN) to be virtualized, which makes it possible to separate hardware and software.
03. November 2022

Strong growth:

O2 Telefónica significantly increases revenue thanks to strong customer growth in the third quarter

Continued positive trend: third-quarter revenues up 6.0 percent to EUR 2.085 billion based on strong mobile service revenues (+3.7 percent) and terminal equipment business | Higher operating profit: adjusted operating profit OIBDA increases by 4.7 percent to EUR 642 million | Customer confidence unbroken: Additional 304,000 mobile post paid net additions (excl. M2M) in the third quarter due to strong development of the core O2 brand
31. Oktober 2022

5G rollout at record speed:

O2 covers 75 percent of the population with 5G

Telecommunications provider O2 Telefónica is making much faster progress with the nationwide rollout of its 5G network than originally planned. The O2 network now supplies 75 percent of the population in Germany with the 5G mobile standard. Currently, more than 18,000 5G antennas are transmitting on the o2 network.
28. Oktober 2022

Telefónica Deutschland:

Andreas Laukenmann becomes new Chief Consumer Officer (CCO) at O2 Telefónica

Experienced telecommunications expert completes the Management Board of Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG
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