Telefonica discontinues Simyo and updates German MVNO Blau

Telefonica, Simyo ,MVNO, Blau Telefonica Deutschland has revamped its Blau brand with new tariffs and an expanded offering as it prepares to shut down Simyo. In a bid to reposition the Blau brand, Telefonica Deutschland has introduced two new Allnet flat rates. The Blau Allnet L includes a flat rate for all German networks for…

Goood, a German Charity MVNO begins pre-registration for service

Goood German charity MVNO Goood has started pre-registration for its tariffs that will become available from 31 January 2017. The tariffs include a percentage of the monthly fee that is donated to a charity each month. For each customer that pre-registers before 31 January 2017, Goood will double the donation percentage during the complete contract…

German Telco Drillisch 9-month EBITDA Down

Drillisch German telecom firm Drillisch AG (DRHKF.PK) reported that its The EBITDA or earnings before interest, taxes and depreciation came to a total of EUR 82.7 million in the first nine months of 2016, down from EUR88.2 million last year. The value of the previous year of EUR88.2 million was positively influenced by a contributory…

The Phone House sells distribution business

The Phone House Drillisch AG: The Phone House Telecom GmbH Sells Distribution Business for Network Operator Agreements and Enters Distribution Partnership with DeinHandy GmbH The Phone House Telecom GmbH Sells Distribution Business for Network Operator Agreements and Enters Distribution Partnership with DeinHandy GmbH The Phone House Telecom GmbH, Muenster, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Drillisch AG,…

Telefonica Germany migrates simyo prepaid customers to Blau

Telefonica Germany, simyo, Blau It has been reported that german MVNO, Simyo prepaid customers will be migrated to the Blau platform as part of Telefonica Deutschland’s brand portfolio clean-up. Earlier this year, Base and E-Plus customers were migrated to O2 and Simyo postpaid customers were moved to Blau. The migration has no influence on the…

Internet of Things: One platform for everyone

Internet of Things Deutsche Telekom builds multi-IoT platform in the House of Cloud IoT platforms Microsoft Azure, Cisco Fog and Huawei united under one roof Multi-IoT platform gives maximum flexibility to IoT applications Different standards and platforms: an obstacle to the expected business development of the Internet of Things. Deutsche Telekom has now developed a…

Otono Networks and G&D Announce Partnership to Offer eSIM Advanced Enablement Services to Mobile Carriers at 2016 Competitive Carriers Association Annual Convention

Otono Networks, G&D, eSIM Otono Networks and Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) will team up at the Competitive Carriers Association’s 2016 Annual Convention to announce a partnership to offer advanced eSIM enablement and management services in the global market for device connectivity. With the first eSIM-enabled wearables coming to the North American market, there is both…

Axel Springer launches new MVNO BILDconnect

Axel Springer, MVNO, BILDconnect

German publishing house Axel Springer has launched a new MVNO in cooperation with Drillisch. The new BILDconnect portfolio consists of three tariffs that are available on a monthly rolling contract or as 2-year contracts. The plans will be delivered on the Telefonica (O2) network and offer LTE.

Axel Springer, MVNO, BILDconnect

Drillisch Q1 Profit Down, But Sales Rise

Drillisch German telecom firm Drillisch AG (DRHKF.PK) reported that its net income for the first-quarter declined to 7.51 million euros or 0.14 euros per share from the prior year’s 15.78 million or 0.28 euros per share, reflecting increase in write-offs and depreciation in comparison with the period of the previous year. EBITDA was 24.0 million…

: Vorstellung Jahresbericht 2015

bundesnetzagentur Homann: “Auch im Jahr 2015 haben wir uns für den Wettbewerb eingesetzt und uns als Anwalt für Verbraucherinnen und Verbraucher stark gemacht“ Ausgabejahr2016 Erscheinungsdatum13.05.2016 Die Bundesnetzagentur stellt heute ihren Jahresbericht für das Jahr 2015 vor. Die Entwicklung des Wettbewerbs, die Förderung der Infrastrukturen und der Schutz der Verbraucher sind dabei besonders von der fortschreitenden…

BRIEF: Drillisch posts growth in subscribers, revenue and profit

Drillisch German operator Drillisch reported service revenue for the first quarter up by EUR 4.4 million or 3.7 percent over Q4 2015 to EUR 124.6 million. In comparison with the same period last year, service revenue rose by 30.6 percent, thanks to its acquisition of assets from Telefonica Deutschland. The company said it saw overall…

BRIEF-Drillisch expects 40 pct EBITDA increase for fiscal 2017

Drillisch AG * Drillisch AG posts substantial growth in subscribers, revenues and gross profit * And confirms EBITDA forecast 2016 * Drillisch Q1 revenue up 74.8 pct on year to 173.4 mln eur * Drillisch Q1 EBITDA 24 mln eur, from 26.9 mln eur * In comparison with same period last year, Q1 service revenue…

BRIEF: Deutsche Telekom starts MVNO with FC Bayern

Deutsche Telekom MVNO Deutsche Telekom announced the launch of a new MVNO with football team FC Bayern. FCB Mobile will offer prepaid and postpaid plans, delivered through the club’s fan shops, Telekom shops and online at www.FCBayernMobil.de . The prepaid starter kit costs EUR 9.95 for the same amount of credit, 500 MB data at…

K Classic Mobil launches 4 new tariffs

K Classic Mobil German retailer Kaufland has launched four new tariffs on its MVNO K Classic Mobil. In addition to a basic tariff with no standing fee, where every minute or SMS costs EUR 0.09, there are three other plans with monthly allowances, inside-handy.de reports. On the K Classic Mobil Surf & Talk XS plan…

Migration widens niche mobile markets

Ortel Mobile More than a million refugees came to Germany last year, bringing with them a demand for mobile phone services – and an opportunity for service providers that make migrants their key market with so-called “ethno-rates.” “With a SIM card from Ortel Mobile, migrants can phone home simply via mobile and at attractive prices,”…

Drillisch raises dividend after strong 2015 results

Drillisch AG German operator Drillisch reported service revenue for 2015 up 52.4 percent to EUR 433.7 million and EBITDA up 23.9 percent to EUR 105.6 million. The results is in line with its earlier increased forecast for EBITDA of EUR 105 million. The company also boosted its dividend to EUR 1.75 per share. It ended…

DGAP-Adhoc: Drillisch AG: Personnel Matter

Drillisch AG Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP – a service of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Paschalis Choulidis today informed the Supervisory Board that he resigns for private reasons as member and chair of Drillisch AG’s Management…

Freenet mobile revenues drop 1.1% to EUR 811.6 mln in Q4

Freenet Freenet Group expects to pay around EUR 100 million in cash plus EUR 195 million for acquiring a shareholder loan for the acquisition of German DVB-T operator Media Broadcast, according to its annual report. The company announced the acquisition plus the buy of a 25 percent stake in Exaring, a Munich-based provider of a…

DGAP-News: Drillisch AG: Increased EBITDA forecast exceeded and Increase of Dividend

Drillisch AG Highlights of fiscal year 2015 Service revenue rises by EUR149.1 million to EUR433.7 million (+52.4% over previous year) Gross profit rises by EUR111.8 million to EUR254.4 million (+78.4% over previous year) Gross profit per MVNO user (AGPPU) rises to EUR7.34 (+13.4% over previous year) EBITDA* rises by EUR20.4 million to EUR105.6 million (+23.9%…

Drillisch AG: Erhöhte EBITDA-Prognose übertroffen Dividendenerhöhung auf 1,75 Euro je stimmberechtigter Aktie

Drillisch AG Highlights Geschäftsjahr 2015 • Service Umsatz steigt um 149,1 Millionen Euro auf 433,7 Millionen Euro (+52,4 % ggü. Vj.) • Rohertrag steigt um 111,8 Millionen Euro auf 254,4 Millionen Euro (+78,4% ggü. Vj.) • Rohertrag je MVNO-Teilnehmer (AGPPU) steigt auf 7,34 Euro (+13,4% ggü. Vj.) • EBITDA * steigt um 20,4 Millionen Euro…

Tele Columbus lifts FY revenues 30% after acquisitions

Tele Columbus Tele Columbus has published its consolidated preliminary results, including PrimaCom with effect from 01 August 2015 and Pepcom with effect from 01 December 2015. For the full year 2015, Tele Columbus reached revenues of EUR 278.7 million, compared with EUR 213.0 million a year earlier. Full-year, normalised EBITDA amounted to EUR 140.9 million…

Vodafone versorgt bereits ein Viertel aller Deutschen mit 200 Megabit pro Sekunde

Vodafone Zum Abschluss der CeBIT 2016 knackt Vodafone die nächste Ausbau-Marke: Mittlerweile hat das Unternehmen mehr als 12 Millionen Haushalte 200 Mbit/s-fähig gemacht – und kann so bereits 25 Millionen Menschen mit doppelter Vectoring-Geschwindigkeit versorgen. Dafür haben Vodafone-Techniker Deutschlands größtes Kabelglasfaser-Netz in den letzten Monaten weiter aufgerüstet und verdichtet. Und der Ausbau geht weiter: In…

Germany’s Freenet buys 24% of Swiss Sunrise for €714M

Freenet Sunrise Communications Freenet, a Germany-based provider of mobile communications services, said it is acquiring a 23.8 per cent stake in Sunrise Communications for about €714 million ($805 million) from funds advised by CVC Capital Partners, with the option to buy a further 0.73 per cent stake. The move comes days after the Swiss mobile…

United Internet gets green light to buy more of Tele Columbus

United Internet Germany’s pay TV sector is still playing catch up with its European peers as penetration grows by 10% a year, but is still considered to be just 20% compared with a global average of 48%. Our own pay TV numbers show that to be something of a lie, given that 20 million homes…