Press Releases

Passive infrastructure: Telefónica Deutschland sells mobile sites to Telxius for 1.5 billion euros
04.06.20 | Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG has signed an agreement with Telxius Telecom S.A. (Telxius) on the spin-off and sale of its passive infrastructure. Approximately 10,100 mobile sites, which are mostly situated on rooftops, will be transferred to the infrastructure company at a purchase price of 1.5 billion euros. The active radio technology at the transferred sites will remain the property of Telefónica Deutschland and will continue to be used to operate the mobile communications network.
Participation in the worldwide research project folding@home: Telefónica Deutschland uses computing capacities to combat the coronavirus
03.06.20 | In the fight against the coronavirus, Telefónica Deutschland is supporting an international research association to develop therapies and vaccinations. The telecommunications provider is providing a data centre for the volunteer computing project folding@home.
European network supplier for the most security-relevant network area: Telefónica Deutschland builds 5G core network with Ericsson technology
02.06.20 | Telefónica Deutschland is building the o2 mobile network of the future. For the particularly security-relevant 5G core network, the company is relying on a European provider in the form of the Swedish telecommunications supplier Ericsson. With this groundbreaking decision, the company is setting the course for a secure, digital network for the country in the coming 5G era.
The smartphone as a mobile bank: O2 Banking starts into the future with comdirect
27.05.20 | O2 and comdirect bank AG will cooperate in O2 Banking in future. Together, the partners will comprehensively modernise the mobile banking offer for their customers. With comdirect, O2, the core brand of Telefónica Deutschland, has won one of the leading online banks in Germany for o2 Banking. The multiple award-winning bank stands for innovative strength, a powerful technological platform and high quality customer service.
First virtual Annual General Meeting: Shareholders of Telefónica Deutschland approve dividend of 0.17 euros per share
20.05.20 | Telefónica Deutschland has successfully held its first virtual Annual General Meeting. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, shareholders were able to resolve as planned agenda items such as the payment of the dividend for 2019 and the Supervisory Board election.