Austrian MVNO Spusu heads to court because of German market entry

Austrian, MVNO, Spusu Spusu, a small mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) from Vienna, wants to operate on the German market and considers itself subject to discrimination, reports Die Presse. Telefonica, known under the brand O2, will not allow Spusu access to its German network. Spusu is of the opinion that it is obliged to do

German MVNO Mobi updates International Call Bundle

German, MVNO, Mobi German international calls MVNO mobi has added several countries to its Internet Smart prepaid tariff option. The option now offers 150 minutes for calls from Germany to Germany, Poland, Turkey, China, Romania, Bulgaria, Iran and Vietnam and costs EUR 9.95 for 30 days. The minutes can also be used while calling from

Goood launches Social enterprise MVNO in Austria, Germany

Goood, MVNO, Austria, Germany MVNO Goood will launch on 01 February in Germany and Austria, with the promise of donating 10 percent of all tariff prices to charity. Goood operates in the O2/Telefonica network with technical processing offered by Drillisch Online. Customers can choose from 150 projects in six categories to support with their monthly

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

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,

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

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