Latest Telecoms News about Germany

Telefonica Offers Concessions to Secure German Merger

  Telefonica has offered concessions to the regulators to secure the merger of its German subsidiary with rival mobile network, E-Plus....

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Thousands of Deutsche Telekom Staff to Strike

  Thousands of employees at Germany's Deutsche Telekom are expected to go on strike this week as the Verdi trade union pressures the company to raise wages....

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European Commission requests German regulator to lower mobile termination rates

  The European Commission has requested the German telecoms regulator (BNetzA) to amend or withdraw its plans which would result in mobile termination rates paid to Sipgate Wireless, a new operator on the German market, more than 80% higher than in most other Member States....

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European Union Delays Decision on Two Telecoms Mergers

  The European Union's competition authority is extending the time it is taking to review the planned merger of two of Germany's mobile networks to allow them time to offer regulatory concessions....

Related Tags: o2, three, r-plus, kpn


German Regulator to Claw Back Radio Spectrum from Merged Mobile Networks

  Germany's telecoms regulator has indicated that it will claw back some of the radio spectrum held by E-Plus and O2 if their planned merger is approved....

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Net Mobile CEO Resigns With Immediate Effect

  Germany based mobile value added services provider, Net Mobile has announced that its CEO, Theodor Niehues has resigned, with immediate effect....

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NSN is to open a Mobile Broadband Security center in Germany

  Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) has announced plans to establish a Mobile Broadband Security Center in Berlin, which will be fully operational in the second half of 2014....

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Unwired Planet Sues Samsung, Google and Huawei for Patent Infringement

  Unwired Planet has announced that it is filing patent infringement lawsuits against Samsung, Google and Huawei in both the UK and in Germany....

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G&D Supplies Vodafone with SIM Card-Based Communication Encryption

  Vodafone Germany is to offer secured communications services to its corporate and public sector customers through a platform being supplied by Giesecke & Devrient (G&D)....

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Vodafone Carries Out LTE-Broadcast Tests in Germany

  Vodafone Germany has carried out its first live tests with LTE Broadcast in collaboration with Ericsson, Qualcomm and Samsung....

Related Tags: vodafone, ericsson, qualcomm-and-samsung, lte-broadcast, embms