Latest Telecoms News about Germany

Telefonica O2 Secures Approval for E-Plus Takeover

  Telefonica's German subsidiary says that it has received final approval for its takeover of local rival, E-Plus, owned by Netherlands based KPN....

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BlackBerry Buys German Voice Encryption Provider, Secusmart

  BlackBerry has announced that it is buying Secusmart, a provider of voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping services....

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Huawei Collaborates with Vodafone for LTE Broadcast Trials

  Huawei says that it worked with Vodafone Germany to provide an eLTE-based broadband communications network to enable video transmission and live video broadcasting during a recent German sporting event....

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BlackBerry Closes German Mobile Gaming App Team

  BlackBerry is closing down a German division, Scoreloop, which helped mobile developers manage billing functions in their apps....

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BlackBerry Sells German R&D Facility to Volkswagen

  BlackBerry has sold its European research and development centre in Bochum, Germany to the car manufacturer, Volkswagen....

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Fitch: Telefonica Deal Approval Supports Investment and MVNOs

  EU regulatory approval of Telefonica Deutschland's acquisition of E-Plus should encourage further network investment by allowing in-market consolidation, while also ensuring virtual operators have the 4G capability that will be essential if they are to thrive in the long-term,...

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European Regulators Approves Merger of German Mobile Networks

  European regulators have conditionally approved a merger between two German mobile networks, KPN's E-Plus and Telefonica Deutschland's O2....

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Fitch: T-Mobile USA Deconsolidation Potentially Positive for Deutsche Telekom

  The possible deconsolidation of T-Mobile USA could be positive for Deutsche Telekom (DT), Fitch Ratings says. ...

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Low mobile video quality and data-charge fears will let down a third of Europe's World Cup fans

  Research has revealed that 1 in 3 British consumers who would love to watch the Brazilian World Cup on a mobile device are put off by poor mobile video quality and fears of "bill shock" from their operators....

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O2 Ireland Sale May Ease Path for Deals in Germany, Spain

  Regulatory approval by the EU Competition Commission of Hutchison Whampoa's O2 Ireland acquisition boosts the chances of Telefonica getting a green light for its acquisition of E-Plus in Germany and could open the door for consolidation in Spain,...

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