Network

06. April 2020

Information on the current situation:

More information via mobile phone, more entertainment via fixed network

The current challenges around the corona topic influence the private and professional life of millions of people. Many customers are at home, working from their home office, looking after their children or are in contact with their schools and universities via the Internet. The O2 network has a very special role to play in meeting people's increased need for information and communication in these times. More than ever, we are dependent on mobile networking.
01. April 2020

Data anonymisation:

Telefónica Germany supports Robert Koch Institute with mobility analyses in the fight against corona

In the current exceptional situation due to corona, the discussion about mobility analyses based on mobile radio data has gained momentum again. The question is whether and how these analyses can help to contain the corona virus.
17. März 2020

In times of Corona online, stay informed at all times and connected across all channels:

O2 secures basic communication for millions of private and business customers

The current corona issue affects the whole of society. O2 is assuming responsibility and providing its customers with the best possible support in these challenging times: A special measure will ensure the basic communicative supply of all O2 private and business customers as well as customers of the second brand BLUE (both prepaid and postpaid). In the coming weeks, they will be able to keep up to date with the latest developments and stay in touch with family and friends without restrictions - by telephone or video telephony, via WhatsApp and other digital channels.
10. März 2020

5G campus in Berlin BASECAMP:

Telefónica Deutschland invites the public to try out 5G

5G you can touch - this is what Telefónica Deutschland is now offering at BASECAMP in the middle of Berlin. The first 5G indoor campus solution in the capital city enables all interested parties to try out the new wireless technology. In addition, the company will be promoting the exchange of information on the key topics relating to 5G at BASECAMP. The official opening ceremony with Telefónica CEO Markus Haas, Eugene Kaspersky, CEO Kaspersky, the President of the Federal Office for Information Security Arne Schönbohm and moderator and journalist Dunja Hayali marked the start of the event.
03. März 2020

Grade "good" in PC Magazin Mobilfunk Benchmark 2020*:

O2 customers surf and make calls in a reliably high-performance network

With its strong performance, the O2 network secures the grade "good" in the current mobile phone benchmark 2020 of PC Magazin and PC Go, two sister magazines of the trade magazine connect. This puts the network on an equal footing with the other network operators* in the rating ("good"). The O2 network convinced in various categories and thus once again demonstrates its reliability and performance in the digital customer's everyday life.
04. Februar 2020

Construction of an energy-efficient 5G network:

Telefónica Deutschland receives EUR 450 million EIB loan

Telefónica Deutschland has secured a loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) amounting to 450 million euros. The company intends to use the proceeds to build an energy-efficient 5G network and to upgrade its LTE network. In December, Telefónica Deutschland announced that it would significantly increase its investment in the mobile network in 2020 and 2021.
03. Februar 2020

New 5G research and development site in Malaga:

Telefónica and DEKRA open Europe's most modern test centre for networked driving

The mobility of the future is becoming tangible: The telecommunications provider Telefónica, together with the German testing company DEKRA, has inaugurated a new test centre for networked and autonomous driving in Malaga, Spain. On the premises, the companies are testing modern 5G solutions and "Vehicle to Everything" (V2X) vehicle technologies together with other cooperation partners from the automotive and technology sector.
30. Januar 2020

New O2 tariffs for self-employed people:

5G, double data volume and improved service

In the past twelve months, customers sent almost 1 billion gigabytes of data volume through the O2 mobile network - also because self-employed people and small businesses are using more and more mobile data. This shows that the O2 tariffs with their large data volumes at attractive prices meet the needs of customers. For private customers, O2 will, as just announced, equip the new data tariffs with twice as much performance at the same price and offer three new unlimited tariffs.
23. Januar 2020

German mobile communications enters the Exabyte era:

O2 network handles around 1 billion gigabytes of data

The O2 network establishes the Exabyte era in German mobile communications: In the past twelve months, customers sent almost 1 billion gigabytes of data volume through the O2 mobile network. This corresponds to about one Exabyte of mobile data. Never before has so much been consumed. With this data volume, you could stream music for more than 1.5 million years at a stretch. In a competitive comparison, the O2 network is therefore at the forefront when it comes to mobile data usage in Germany.
02. Januar 2020

New Year's Eve 2019/2020:

New record values on New Year's Eve herald decade of mobile communications

The decade of mobile communications is starting with new records and an outstanding firework of data. On New Year's Eve 2019/20, customers in the O2 network consumed more data than ever before. In the first hour of the new year (0-1 o'clock) alone, around 190,000 GB of data flowed through the O2 mobile network - a new record!