Press Releases Telefónica Germany

27. Juli 2016

Preliminary results for January to June 2016:

Telefónica Deutschland further expands data business and proposes dividend increase

New services such as O2 Banking and the partnership with Sky Deutschland drive data monetisation | Focus on digital transformation after integration successes of the first six months | Prospect of dividend increase to EUR 0.25 per share for the 2016 financial year; further increases envisaged for 2017 and 2018 | Quarterly result of EUR 252 million due to the extraordinary effect from the sale of wireless towers to Telxius | Mobile service revenues in a highly competitive market down 1.5 percent in the first half of the year; outlook range narrowed
25. Juli 2016

Mobile-only bank account in cooperation with Fidor Bank AG:

Telefónica Deutschland launches O2 Banking

O2 Banking app now available as free download for Android and iOS | Up to 500 MB additional data volume each month for O2 customers | Full transparency through easy and lucid charging structure | Instant loans and free Debit MasterCard | Starter pack for early birds: 2 GB of additional data for O2 customers
21. Juli 2016

Mobile communication turbo 4.5G:

Telefónica and Huawei launch first German pilot network

Telefónica transfers the mobile communication technology 4.5G from the lab to the live test mode | First practical trial for the application of turbo mobile communication in 2017 | Up to 1.2 Gbit/s in the laboratory and up to 400 Mbit/s in live operation | Milestone of the “TechCity Munich” project by Telefónica and Huawei
28. April 2016

Preliminary figures for January to March 2016:

Telefónica Deutschland starts new year with higher profits

Continued solid growth in OIBDA : 6.2 percent increase in first quarter | Mobile service revenues (MSR) down slightly in line with expectations | LTE customer base reaches 8.7 million | Growth in retail fixed broadband for the first time in almost five years | Sale of wireless towers to Telxius for EUR 587 million expands scope for investments
14. März 2016

New fixed-line offering at CeBIT 2016:

O2 All-IP for business customers

Telefónica Deutschland has just presented its new fixed-line offering for business customers at CeBIT. O2 All-IP equips companies with everything they need from one source: The telephone system, internet access and telephone connection are all provided by the same supplier and paid for through a combined monthly bill.
25. Februar 2016

Preliminary results for the 2015 financial year Telefónica Deutschland achieves targets and steps up the pace of the digital transformation

OIBDA(1) up by a substantial 20.5%(2) in the 2015 financial year | Mobile service revenues stable (+0.1%) in line with guidance | Low to mid single-digit percentage OIBDA growth targeted in 2016 as integration continues with a number of major projects | Mobile service revenues expected to be slightly negative to broadly stable in 2016 in a market that remains challenging | Proposed cash dividend for 2015 unchanged at 0.24 Euro per share
24. Februar 2016

Algorithm for the best network experience:

Telefónica Deutschland to apply innovative data analysis for efficient network expansion

Telefónica Deutschland will from now on apply innovative methods of data analysis for its network planning. Telefónica has developed an algorithm that aligns in particular the expansion of the LTE network to meet the customers’ actual needs. This new algorithm for the best network experience allows for an optimum management of investments and targeted improvements of customers’ experience.
03. Februar 2016

Telefónica Deutschland transfers BASE and E-Plus tariffs to the O2 brand world

O2 will become the sole brand in the premium segment | Same service at an unchanged price | Technical integration into a consistent system platform
23. Dezember 2015

For contract and prepaid customers:

Payment via O2 phone bill now available in the Windows Store for Windows 10

Telefónica in Germany now also offers payment through mobile phone billing for the Windows Store. This way, all O2 contract and prepaid customers can quickly and conveniently purchase digital content such as apps, games, and music in the new Windows Store – whether they are on their Windows 10 notebook, tablet, PC. This easy and convenient way of paying via phone bill is now available for O2 customers in all major app stores.
01. Dezember 2015

Telefónica Deutschland to start integrating O2 and E-Plus networks in January 2016

Creation of consolidated network with optimal distribution of transmitter sites | Customers will benefit from combined strength of O2 and E-Plus network infrastructure | Network integration to begin with GSM and UMTS – joint LTE from mid-2016 | Telefónica starts planned realization of large-scale synergies in the network
05. November 2015

Preliminary results for January to September 2015:

Telefónica Deutschland grows 9M OIBDA by 16%

2015 OIBDA outlook updated to 15 to 20% y-o-y growth(1,2) | Broadly stable mobile service revenues expected / + 0.4%(1) in the first nine months | Proposal for cash dividend(3) of 0.24 Euro/share for the financial year 2015
29. Juli 2015

Preliminary results for January to June 2015:

Telefónica Deutschland already benefits from integration synergies in the second quarter of 2015

Strong 13.5% y-o-y(1) increase of OIBDA in the second quarter reflects early benefits from integration and ongoing focus on customer base development | Revenue growth of 2.1% y-o-y for the first six months 2015 leveraging momentum in the market and focus on mobile data monetisation | Tangible results for customers from 3G national roaming and LTE expansion
20. Juli 2015

Integration of the O2 and E-Plus networks:

Telekom to take over redundant mobile network sites from Telefónica Deutschland

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
20. Mai 2015

The combined strength of the UMTS networks:

National roaming activated for all O2 and E-Plus customers

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.
05. Mai 2015

Preliminary results for First Quarter of 2015:

Telefónica Deutschland benefits from mobile data business and considerable integration progress in the first quarter

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.
24. Februar 2015

Telefónica Deutschland expects significant synergies from E-Plus merger already in 2015

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
02. Januar 2015

Telefónica Deutschland and Drillisch close deal regarding transfer of yourfone GmbH

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.
10. November 2014

Telefónica Deutschland with positive momentum during the first nine months

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
01. Oktober 2014

Telefónica Deutschland completes acquisition of E-Plus Group

Telefónica Deutschland has completed the acquisition of the E-Plus Group.
09. September 2014

Start of cash capital increase:

Next step in the acquisition of E-Plus

Today Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG is beginning with the implementation of the cash capital increase for the partial financing of the cash consideration for the acquisition of E-Plus.
29. August 2014

Green light:

Telefónica Deutschland receives final clearance for E-Plus acquisition

Telefónica Deutschland has received the EU Commission’s final clearance for the acquisition of the E-Plus Group.
30. Juli 2014

Telefónica Deutschland releases first half 2014 results

Positive indications for revenue performance in a competitive market | Significant increase in postpaid net additions | Strong generation of Free Cash Flow
02. Juli 2014

Telefónica Deutschland supervisory board nominates future management

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
16. Juni 2014

Digital Phone from O2:

Cloud-based telephone system for business customers

Today, Telefónica Germany brings its latest cloud offer on the market: Digital Phone from O2 is a telephone system for business customers.
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