Press Releases Telefónica Germany

21. Februar 2024

Annual results 2023:

Telecommunications provider O2 Telefónica delivers record year and expects further growth

Telecommunications provider O2 Telefónica closed the 2023 financial year with a strong fourth quarter. Revenue increased by 4.7 percent to 8.614 billion euros and the operating result OIBDA by 3.1 percent to 2.617 billion euros. The company thus exceeded its own expectations for the 2023 financial year in terms of both revenue and operating result OIBDA.
15. Februar 2024

Fast mobile communications for sports fans in Munich:

O2 Telefónica equips SAP Garden with modern 5G network

Telecommunications provider O₂ Telefónica is equipping the new multifunctional SAP Garden sports arena in Munich with a modern 5G network. Sports fans at the 11,500-seat venue in Munich's Olympic Park, the new home of Red Bull Munich's ice hockey team and FC Bayern Munich's basketball team, will benefit from high data transfer rates and short response times when surfing the O2 network.
10. Januar 2024

César Alierta, former chairman of Telefónica, passes away

César Alierta Izuel passed away today in Zaragoza at the age of 78.
29. November 2023

O2 Telefónica masters anniversary network test:

connect awards O2 network another “very good” rating

30 years of connect network test, 25 years of O2 network and a very good network quality for customers: The O2 mobile network once again receives the grade “very good “ in the 30th network test by the telco magazine connect.*
15. November 2023

New partnership for networking the Internet of Things:

Satellite-based mobile communications offers extensive network coverage in areas that were previously difficult to access

O2 Telefónica is expanding its international network coverage for the Internet of Things (IoT) for its business customers. This is made possible by the new partnership with the IoT satellite operator OQ Technology.
07. November 2023

Quarterly results:

O2 Telefónica is fully on track to achieve its 2023 targets with a strong third quarter

Strong customer growth translated into sales and earnings growth.
06. November 2023

American football beats soccer in Germany:

NFL game Chiefs vs. Dolphins sets new data record at Frankfurt stadium

Fans used more mobile data than ever before at peak times during the game on November 5.
31. Oktober 2023

Companies to test advanced cloud-native and open architecture:

Samsung and O2 Telefónica to Jointly Test Modern vRAN and Open RAN Technologies in Germany

The two technologies enable network operators to set up even more flexible network architectures in which hardware and software are separated from each other and individual components are virtualized.
30. Oktober 2023

Successful launch of an ecosystem-play for IoT applications:

O2 Telefónica cooperates with global mobile communications provider Transatel

The two companies signed a long-term cooperation agreement incl. mid-term access to O2 Telefónica’s strong 5G network.
12. Oktober 2023

25 years of network expansion:

O2 Telefónica shapes German mobile communications market with unique success story

On the occasion of the anniversary, CEO Markus Haas appeals to use the full potential of mobile communications for a sustainable future for Germany.
27. September 2023

Satellite IoT:

O2 Telefónica extends its IoT network to satellite connectivity

O2 Telefónica and Skylo Technologies, a leading provider of satellite-based telecommunications for the Internet of Things (IoT), have partnered for global IoT connectivity. Skylo's so-called Non-Terrestrial Network (NTN), which transmits from space, can complement networks on Earth and help fill coverage gaps. Currently, special terminals are needed to communicate with satellites. In the future, integrated 5G radio modules can seamlessly switch between terrestrial and non-terrestrial networks.
12. September 2023

Telefónica and its Foundation mobilise to help Morocco

Telefónica, in support of the Moroccan people, launches the urgent campaign #MovilizadosPorPorElTerremoto, by means of financial donations and offering free communication between the two countries.
01. September 2023

Consumer Business:

Andreas Laukenmann starts as Chief Consumer Officer (CCO) at O2 Telefónica

Telecommunications expert Andreas Laukenmann will assume responsibility for the O2 brand on the Executive Board starting September 2023.
26. Juli 2023

Second quarter 2023:

O2 Telefónica increases revenues and earnings due to successful strategy

The telecommunications provider O2 Telefónica continued the growth momentum of the previous quarters in the second quarter of the 2023 financial year and again grew profitably across the board. Revenues increased by 4.4 per cent to 2.091 billion euros. Mobile service revenue increased by 4.3 percent to 1.463 billion euros. Handset revenue increased by 6.1 per cent to 419 million euros. Fixed line revenue climbed by 2.1 per cent to 206 million euros.
20. Juli 2023

O2 Telefónica and Ericsson take next 5G development step:

First Cloud RAN in the 26 GHz range in Europe delivers over 4 Gbit/s

Telecom provider O2 Telefónica and network equipment supplier Ericsson are taking the next development step for advanced 5G networks: The companies have implemented the first Ericsson Cloud RAN solution in Europe's mobile network. The novel Cloud RAN architecture virtualizes parts of the radio access network (RAN). In the Wayra Innovation Hub - the start-up accelerator of O2 Telefónica in Munich - the companies successfully implemented a practical use case with a so-called "data shower".
10. Juli 2023

Digital identities:

O2 Telefónica, Telekom and Vodafone in EU field test

EU field tests trial digital identities by end of 2024 | French-German-led consortium POTENTIAL responsible for pilot projects | Digital identity to activate mobile phone contract and securely unlock SIM card | Mobile operators begin test in Germany, France, Austria, Poland, Netherlands, Greece and Ukraine
13. Juni 2023

Start of the "Gigabit Innovation Track" project:

Moving ever closer to 5G on trains

Deutsche Bahn (DB), network equipment supplier Ericsson, telecommunications provider O2 Telefónica and cell tower operator Vantage Towers are working together to develop a solution that would establish an extensive 5G mobile communications infrastructure along train tracks in 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
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