Agreement supports Telefónica Deutschland in the fast realisation of synergies from network integration | Telefónica Deutschland takes the next step to optimize customers network experience and accelerates LTE roll-out | Telekom customers to benefit from the additional power of the mobile network
With immediate effect, customers in the O2 and E-Plus network benefit from a very good UMTS network. This week, Telefónica Deutschland completed its technical large-scale project as planned, with national roaming between the UMTS networks of O2 and E-Plus having been activated. By consequence, Telefónica now offers the densest UMTS coverage in urban regions, expanding it further in rural areas.
Tangible customer benefits due to network enhancements and attractive new products | Revenues grow 2.9% y-o-y to 1.90 billion Euro | Mobile service revenues increase by 1.5% y-o-y | Strong underlying OIBDA (+5.7% y-o-y) reflects focus on customer base development | Outlook and synergy target for 2015 confirmed | CEO Thorsten Dirks: “We came out of the blocks well at the start of the year”
26. März 2015
Annual business report 2014 published:
Building the leading digital Telco
Telefónica Deutschland is using the merger with E-Plus to position itself as leading digital telecommunications company. This goal is also the title of the presently published Annual Report 2014: Building the leading digital Telco. It documents our strategy and shows first successful steps on our path towards becoming a digital telecommunications provider.
Number of customer accesses increased to 47.7 million at year-end 2014 | Integration process fully on track with first milestones successfully completed | Combined annual revenues of 7.79 billion Euro in 2014 | Underlying combined(1) OIBDA reached 1.46 billion Euro in 2014 | OIBDA excluding material extraordinary effects to increase by more than 10% in 2015
On January 2, 2015 Telefónica Deutschland has closed the deal regarding the planned transfer of yourfone GmbH (a company of E-Plus) with long-time business associate Drillisch AG as announced in mid-November. Drillisch acquires yourfone GmbH including all trademark rights, customers and staff.
374 thousand net additions in mobile postpaid customer segment | Sustained improvement in revenue trend | Strong conversion of operating cash flow into free cash flow | Integration of E-Plus Group started at full speed | Confirmed synergies of more than 5 billion Euro
Thorsten Dirks nominated as new CEO | Markus Haas in charge for all joint operations as COO | Rachel Empey takes responsibility for finance and strategy as CFO | Munich remains headquarters of the company
Telefónica to extend its position as fixed network provider | Telefónica's transition from common subscriber line to high speed network of Telekom | Customers benefit from the integrated and future-proof range of fixed and mobile network | Risk sharing enables faster network expansion for Telekom