Germany Telecoms Roundup: January 2024



A number of the month’s largest information tales from the German telecoms market, with visitor commentary offered by Rowan Thomson, Senior Convention Producer of Related Germany, Whole Telecom

EU launches Nostradamus – prepares Europe for a quantum world: A Deutsche Telekom-led consortium has been given a mandate by the European Fee to create testing infrastructure for quantum key distribution.

Nokia doubles down in Germany with €360 million funding  The Finnish vendor says the funding will cowl chips, software program, and {hardware} as a part of a four-year European IPCEI (Vital Tasks of Widespread European Curiosity) venture.

Deutsche Telekom and BREKO conflict over duct entry rights: As regulators proceed to debate the Gigabit Infrastructure Act, trade affiliation BREKO is clashing over potential adjustments that they are saying will result in overbuild by incumbent operator Deutsche Telekom.

Telefónica will increase stake in German unit to 93%: The Spanish operator group upped its stake in its German enterprise by roughly 21% for €1.5 billion following a public tender course of.

Vodafone Germany and Autobahn collaborate on 5G rollout: Vodafone will add 150 new 5G websites by the top of 2026, aiming to cowl your entire German motorway system by 2028.

“Germany’s telecoms market is more likely to see additional consolidation and evolution as funding and funding are prioritised for the brand new 12 months. Shared entry to infrastructure, through open entry, is more likely to stay a key matter this 12 months in addition to avoiding overbuild – you may learn in additional element on the disagreement between BREKO and Deutsche Telekom over duct entry rights in our spherical up of German information above.

Away from the fibre market, we’re additionally having a look at developments in cellular, from Nokia’s elevated funding in Germany to the collaboration between Vodafone and the Autobahn to increase the 5G community throughout Germany’s motorways. Be sure you subscribe to our publication to get the newest trade information from Germany and additional afield.”

Rowan Thomson, Senior Convention Producer of Related Germany, Whole Telecom

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