O2 DSL:Even More Savings, Increased Ease of Use and Availability Almost Everywhere

-Improved savings: no base rate for up to 4 months
-Higher upload performance
-Now available almost everywhere in Germany
MUNICH. Regardless of which of the three O2 DSL packages from Telefónica O2 Germany the customers choose, they will benefit in almost every respect. Within the promotion period from December 1, 2009 to January 20, 2010, O2 waives the base rate for up to four months when a contract is signed. Mobile customers of O2 can even save six months of the base rate if they sign up before December 31, 2009.
For the most performance-hungry user, the Power Upload with up to 1024 Kbits/s is now part of the O2 DSL Complete Premium Package. This option had previously been available for an extra charge of 2 euros per month. Other attractive included services of the O2 DSL Premium Package are the International Flat Rate-1 for free standard calls into the fixed network of 22 countries including the USA, the O2 Mobile Flat Rate for standard calls into the German O2 mobile network as well as the Family&Office Flat Rate that enables O2 mobile customers to make free calls between mobile phones and O2 DSL landlines with the same customer number.
O2 DSL (promotion period)
O2 DSL is now also available in all German regions that have a general DSL coverage. The so-called Bitstream connection is available for an additional monthly regional charge of 5 euros. Customers will not need a line from Deutsche Telekom. The high quality of O2's DSL network was recently confirmed in an independent test of the trade magazine connect. In this test, O2 got the highest scores both for its telephony services and for the data transfer. According to connect, O2 was the test winner in all categories among the providers represented in Germany. All tariff details can also be found on the Internet at www.o2.de.
Telefónica O2 Germany GmbH & Co. OHG belongs to Telefónica Europe and is part of the Spanish telecommunication group Telefónica S.A. The Company offers its German private and business customers postpaid and prepaid mobile telecom products as well as innovative mobile data services based on the GPRS and UMTS technologies. In addition, the integrated communications provider also offers DSL fixed network telephony and high-speed internet. Telefónica Europe has nearly 49 million mobile and fixed network customers in Great Britain, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany.