2011 Germany - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts

Publication Overview

This report provides a comprehensive overview of trends and developments in the German telecommunications market. The report analyses the mobile, Internet, broadband, digital TV and converging media sectors. Subjects include:

  • Market and industry analyses, trends and developments;
  • Facts, figures and statistics;
  • Industry and regulatory issues;
  • Infrastructure;
  • Major players, revenues, subscribers, ARPU, MoU;
  • Internet, VoIP, IPTV;
  • Mobile voice and data markets;
  • Broadband (FttH, DSL, cable TV, wireless);
  • Convergence and digital media;
  • 3G subscriber and mobile ARPU forecasts to 2015;
  • Broadband market forecasts for selective years to 2020.

Key developments:

Spectrum auctions release sub-GHz band for mobile broadband; subscriber growth propping up revenue during economic slowdown; higher ARPU contract plans make up majority of mobile subscriber base; MTRs set to end-2012; substitution of voice and SMS by mobile apps expected to be problematic for MNOs from 2012, DT and FT agree on multi-million euro procurement and network JV; E-Plus granted right to use 900MHz band for 3G/HSPA services; Telekom reports 6.8% fall in revenue in 9M 2011; Telekom pursues new fibre-based strategy; Kabel BW sold to Liberty Global; Entertain Sat shows early promise; KDG extends 100Mb/s services on DOCSIS3.0 technology to 7.5 million homes; digital TV penetration reaches 53% of all homes; Kabel BW adds linear TV to VoD service; Vodafone relaunches multiplatform IPTV service; Unitymedia adds mobile voice and data to bundled packages; DT re-enters cable TV market; benchmark auctions in 800MHz and 2.6GHz bands trigger LTE deployment; Telekom provides LTE in northern Germany and Saxony; Vodafone extends LTE to metropolitan areas; m-commerce gaining traction; m-ticketing in Northern Hessen; demise of mobile TV; regulator opens consultation for use of 900MHz and 1800MHz bands for post-2016; coverage requirements for 800MHz licensees reached in seven Länder; MNOs step up m-payments platform; NGA Forum adopts framework policy on the interoperability of broadband networks; EC closes infringement case against German government for former legislation protecting DT in VDSL market; DT plans to form separate FttH division; Vodafone considers migrating DSL subscribers to its LTE network; KDG extends 100Mb/s DOCSIS 3.0 network to 6.9 million homes; Kabel BW to complete 200 fibre projects by end-2011; Liberty Global secures approval to acquire Kabel BW; DT agrees to lease fibre access from NetCologne; VATM market data for 2010 and update to September 2011; regulator market data for 2011; operator data to Q3 2011.

Companies covered in this report include:

Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, E-Plus, Freenet, CallMobile, O2, United Internet, Tiscali, Freenet, Telefónica, QSC, Kabel BW, Kabel Deutschland, Unitymedia, PrimaCom, The Cloud, Energie Baden-Wurttemberg, BT Global Services, Tele2, ARD, ZDF, RTL Group, Sky Deutschland.

Researcher:- Henry Lancaster
Current publication date:- January 2012

Executive Summary

Falling telecom market revenue requires new operator strategies

BuddeComm’s quarterly publication, Germany - Telecoms, IP Networks, Digital Media and Forecasts, provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments in the telecommunications and digital media markets in one of Europe’s largest and most important telecom markets. The report includes VATM and regulator market data for 2010 and 2011, operator data to September 2011 and market developments into 2012.

Germany’s telecom sector is supported by one of the largest and more affluent populations in Europe. Nevertheless, the sector has been affected by the poor economic climate since mid-2008: the government has stepped in with a €50 billion economic stimulus package which included €17.3 billion of investment in infrastructure, of which a proportion is dedicated to telecom network upgrades. More than half of telecoms investment since the market was fully liberalised in 1998 has been undertaken by new entrants, which have steadily increased their expenditure since 2004. Investment by operators was stymied in 2009 as a result of liquidity problems, yet recovery in 2010 looks to continue during the next two years at least as operators upgrade mobile networks for LTE and HSPA+ technologies and further roll out FttH.

Despite these positive trends, market turnover has fallen steadily since 2005, reaching an estimated €58.5 billion in 2011 as operators feel the effects of lower prices in fixed and mobile telephony as well as a number of regulatory measures designed to reduce costs for end users and encourage market competition. Revenue to 2013 is expected to be affected by these influences, but operators should subsequently expect an improving landscape as upgraded networks enable customers to take advantage of a greater range of bundled offer and higher ARPU mobile data services.

The market share of fixed-line telephony continues to fall as consumers migrate to mobile-only options, DSL-based VoIP or cable telephony. The government’s broadband strategy is focussed on providing universal access, with data rates of 50Mb/s available to 75% of households by 2014. Growth in the broadband market has also slowed – from about 30% in 2007 to 6% in 2011 – although the penetration rate remains below benchmark countries such as the Netherlands. In the cable sector, operators have upgraded networks to provide a realistic alternative to the dominance of the incumbent Deutsche Telekom, while ongoing market consolidation has resulted in a small number of players able to take advantage of scale and geographic reach to expedite DOCSIS 3.0 rollouts and so offer services of at least 100Mb/s across their footprint.

In the mobile market the four mobile network operators are supplemented by a number of resellers and MVNOs. The share of mobile data of the total mobile revenue is now around a third of all mobile revenue, largely the result of increased mobile data use compounded by falling mobile voice prices and lower contract tariffs.

In the TV market end users mainly rely on cable or satellite to receive signals. Digital homes include digital cable (DVB-C), DTTV (DVB-T), digital satellite DTH (DVB-S/S2) and IPTV. The number of digital homes reached 17.7 million by mid-2011, or about 50% of all homes. Terrestrial reception stands at around two million homes, while cable has 18.2 million and IPTV about 0.9 million. DTTV has grown quickly, with more than 90% of the population able to receive signals.

Germany – Key telecom parameters – 2010; 2012

Sector

2010

2012 (e)

Subscribers to telecoms services:

Fixed-line telephony (million)

31.8

29.9

Fixed broadband subscribers (million)

26.9

30.7

SIM cards in service (million)

111.0

115.2

Telecom penetration by service:

Fixed-line telephony

38%

36%

Fixed broadband penetration rate

30%

38%

SIM penetration (population)

133%

139%

(Source: BuddeComm)

Key Highlights

  • The recent launch by Telekom Deutschland of Entertain Sat supplements the company’s IPTV platform, taking linear content from satellite and adding on demand content online. Available to around 75% of households, the service includes broadband and adds a key competitive edge to the existing two DTH players.
  • The excellent broadband infrastructure in Germany has helped maintain the country as one of the more mature in the region. Although DSL accounts for most connections, consolidation within the cable sector has established a small number of significant players able to take advantage of scale to invest in DOCSIS 3.0 upgrades. The purchase of Kabel BW by Liberty Global, owners of Unitymedia, in 2011 brought together Germany’s second and third largest cablecos.
  • The number of homes passed with fibre broached one million by the beginning of 2012, though perhaps only about 40% of these had signed up. Fibre infrastructure is a stimulus for the country’s budding trans-sector developments. In addition, the regulator will oversee the price which the incumbent charges for access to its fibre network.
  • Amended regulatory conditions imposed on Telekom now oblige the company to provide competitors with access to its VDSL network, including cable ducts and dark fibre. The move brought to a close a three-year regulatory protection for Telekom, and will further boost FttC in coming years.
  • The volume of mobile data traffic has grown sharply since 2006, brought on by the expanded network coverage (reaching 95% of the population by early 2011), steadily improving transmission rates, the growing availability of data-intensive applications, and the prevalence of more capable devices. In addition, the reduced rates for mobile data services and the introduction of transparent tariff models for data use will further encourage data use among subscribers during the next few years.
  • MNOs have invested in LTE in a range of frequencies: spectrum auctions in several bands, including 1.8GHz, 2GHz and 2.6GHz, most of which is being used to add capacity to the operators' existing 2G and 3G networks, triggered LTE deployments. Vodafone alone is committed to serving 1,500 areas in the first phase of its rollout programme.
  • By early 2012 MNOs had reached coverage requirements for their 800MHz licences in seven Länder, enabling them to deploy networks in these areas as they see fit.
  • For the regulator, the auction of 4G spectrum has been crucial to eliminating areas of poor broadband: under the terms of the 800MHz licenses, the three licensees must first use the spectrum to provide services to rural areas underserved by fixed-line broadband before they can deploy in the more profitable cities.

This report is essential reading for those needing high level strategic information and objective analysis on the telecom sector in Germany. It provides further information on:

  • Market liberalisation and regulatory issues;
  • The impact of the global economic crisis;
  • Telecoms operators – privatisation, acquisitions, new licences;
  • Mobile data market developments in coming years in light of spectrum auctions and new license awards in 2010;
  • 3G developments, regulatory issues and technologies including HSPA and LTE;
  • Broadband migration to an FttH architecture;
  • Historical and current subscriber statistics and forecasts;
  • ARPU statistics and forecasts.

Data in this report is the latest available at the time of preparation and may not be for the current year.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Key Statistics
  • 2. Telecommunications Market
    • 2.1 Overview of Germany’s telecom market
    • 2.2 Market analysis
  • 3. Regulatory Environment
    • 3.1 History
      • 3.1.1 EU regulatory framework
    • 3.2 Regulatory authority
      • 3.2.1 Federal Network Agency (BNetzA)
    • 3.3 Telecom sector liberalisation in Germany
      • 3.3.1 Privatisation of Deutsche Telekom
      • 3.3.2 Interconnect
      • 3.3.3 Access
    • 3.4 Number Portability (NP)
    • 3.5 Carrier PreSelection (CPS)
    • 3.6 Wholesale Line Rental (WLR)
  • 4. Fixed Network Operators
    • 4.1 Market overview
    • 4.2 Telekom Deutschland
      • 4.2.1 Operator overview and statistics
      • 4.2.2 Structural review
      • 4.2.3 Performance in 2011
      • 4.2.4 Strategy in 2012
      • 4.2.5 Sales and acquisitions
    • 4.3 Vodafone
      • 4.3.1 Operator overview and statistics
    • 4.4 Freenet
      • 4.4.1 Operator overview and statistics
    • 4.5 Debitel
      • 4.5.1 Operator overview and statistics
    • 4.6 BT Global Services
      • 4.6.1 Operator overview
    • 4.7 Tele2
      • 4.7.1 Operator overview and statistics
    • 4.8 Telefónica
      • 4.8.1 Operator overview and statistics
  • 5. Telecommunications Infrastructure
    • 5.1 National telecom network
    • 5.2 Next Generation Network (NGN)
    • 5.3 International infrastructure
      • 5.3.1 Submarine cable networks
      • 5.3.2 Satellite networks
    • 5.4 Regulatory issues
      • 5.4.1 Wholesaling
  • 6. Broadband Market
    • 6.1 Overview
      • 6.1.1 Government support
      • 6.1.2 Government Broadband Strategy
      • 6.1.3 Broadband developments
    • 6.2 Cable modems
      • 6.2.1 Cable market consolidation
      • 6.2.2 Regulating cable access
      • 6.2.3 Cable players
    • 6.3 Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
      • 6.3.1 Telekom Deutschland
      • 6.3.2 Other service providers
      • 6.3.3 ADSL2+
      • 6.3.4 VDSL
    • 6.4 Fibre-to-the-Home (FttH) networks
      • 6.4.1 Regulating fibre access
      • 6.4.2 Telekom Deutschland
      • 6.4.3 Other developments
    • 6.5 Broadband Powerline (BPL)
      • 6.5.1 Energie Baden-Wurttemberg
      • 6.5.2 Vype (Mannheim)
      • 6.5.3 Power Plus Communications (PPC. AG)
      • 6.5.4 DREWAG (Dresden)
    • 6.6 Wireless broadband
      • 6.6.1 Wireless Local Loop (WLL)
      • 6.6.2 WiMAX/WiFi
      • 6.6.3 Operators
      • 6.6.4 Wireless LANS
      • 6.6.5 Broadband Wireless Access (BWA)
      • 6.6.6 PAMR
      • 6.6.7 Internet via satellite
      • 6.6.8 Mobile broadband
  • 7. Digital Media
    • 7.1 Overview
      • 7.1.1 Key general trends
      • 7.1.2 Business models
      • 7.1.3 Regulator issues
    • 7.2 Digital TV
      • 7.2.1 Digital Terrestrial TV (DTTV)
      • 7.2.2 Free-to-Air (FTA) broadcasting
      • 7.2.3 Public broadcasters
      • 7.2.4 TV-over-DSL (IPTV)
      • 7.2.5 Video-on-Demand (VoD)
      • 7.2.6 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
      • 7.2.7 Voice over Digital Subscriber Line (VoDSL)
      • 7.2.8 Voice over Cable
      • 7.2.9 Personal Video Recorders (PVRs)
      • 7.2.10 Cable TV
      • 7.2.11 Digital cable TV
      • 7.2.12 Satellite TV
  • 8. Mobile Communications
    • 8.1 Overview of Germany’s mobile market
      • 8.1.1 Mobile statistics
      • 8.1.2 Operator market shares
      • 8.1.3 Regulatory issues
      • 8.1.4 Mobile technologies
      • 8.1.5 Major mobile operators
      • 8.1.6 Mobile voice services
    • 8.2 Overview of Germany’s mobile data services market
      • 8.2.1 Regulatory issues
      • 8.2.2 Mobile technologies
      • 8.2.3 Major mobile operators
  • 9. Forecasts
    • 9.1 Forecasts – broadband subscribers 2010-2012; 2020
      • 9.1.1 Scenario 1 – higher growth broadband subscriber growth
      • 9.1.2 Scenario 2 – lower growth broadband subscriber growth
    • 9.2 Forecasts – mobile market – 2010; 2012 - 2015
      • 9.2.1 Mobile ARPU forecasts
      • 9.2.2 UMTS forecasts
    • 9.3 Notes on scenario forecasts
  • 10. Glossary of Abbreviations
  • Table 1 – Country statistics – 2011 (e)
  • Table 2 – Telecom revenue and investment statistics – 2011 (e)
  • Table 3 – Telephone network statistics – 2011 (e)
  • Table 4 – Internet user statistics – June 2011
  • Table 5 – Broadband statistics – 2011 (e)
  • Table 6 – Mobile statistics – 2011 (e)
  • Table 7 – National telecommunications authority
  • Table 8 – Fixed-line investments, Telekom and altnets – 1998 - 2011
  • Table 9 – New entrants’ market share, select sectors – 2007 - 2010
  • Table 10 – Telecom service by type; annual change – 2009 - 2011
  • Table 11 – Telecom market revenue – 1998 - 2011
  • Table 12 – Telecom market revenue: Telekom and altnets (regulator data) – 1998 - 2011
  • Table 13 – Telecom market investment: Telekom and altnets (regulator data) – 1998 - 2011
  • Table 14 – Telecom market investment: fixed and mobile (regulator data) – 1998 - 2011
  • Table 15 – IT revenue – 2008 - 2012
  • Table 16 – Telecom traffic, fixed and mobile – 1998 - 2012
  • Table 17 – Competitor market share of services by type – 2009- 2011
  • Table 18 – Unbundled loops and access lines – 2003 - 2011
  • Table 19 – LLU, shared access price – connection and monthly rental – 2006 - 2009
  • Table 20 – Telekom Deutschland unbundled lines – 2008 - 2011
  • Table 21 – Annual fixed-line portings – 2004 - 2011
  • Table 22 – CPS, Call by Call and direct call traffic – 2005 - 2011
  • Table 23 – PreSelection lines – 1999 - 2011
  • Table 24 – Fixed-line market revenue – 1998 - 2011
  • Table 25 – Fixed-telephony channels by type (VATM data) – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 26 – Competitor share of telephone channels (VATM data) – 1998 - 2011
  • Table 27 – Market share of altnet telephone channels by type – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 28 – Proportion of voice traffic by sector – 2005 - 2011
  • Table 29 – Altnet fixed-lines by type – 2005 - 2010
  • Table 30 – Telekom Deutschland domestic revenue – 2009 - 2011
  • Table 31 – Telekom Deutschland domestic subscribers by sector – 2008 - 2011
  • Table 32 – Deutsche Telekom Group financial data – 2005 - 2011
  • Table 33 – Vodafone fixed-line revenue – 2005 - 2011
  • Table 34 – Freenet fixed network subscribers by sector – 2005 - 2011
  • Table 35 – Freenet financial data by segment – 2005 - 2011
  • Table 36 – debitel subscribers data (historic) – 2004 - 2007
  • Table 37 – debitel financial data (historic) – 2004 - 2007
  • Table 38 – Tele2 subscriber statistics by sector – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 39 – Tele2 revenue by sector – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 40 – O2 Germany subscribers by sector – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 41 – O2 Germany financial data – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 42 – Fixed lines in service, Telekom and altnets – 2000 - 2012
  • Table 43 – Internet users and penetration rate – 1999 - 2012
  • Table 44 – Broadband subscriber lines by type – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 45 – Broadband subscribers by platform – 2001 - 2012
  • Table 46 – Broadband subscribers by provider and type (EC data) – 2006 - 2009
  • Table 47 – Narrowband internet traffic in minutes – 1999 - 2012
  • Table 48 – Broadband internet traffic in gigabytes – 2001 - 2013
  • Table 49 – Proportion of DSL subscribers by provider – 2001 - 2013
  • Table 50 – Broadband penetration – 2001 - 2013
  • Table 51 – Broadband penetration by sector – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 52 – Broadband lines by data rates – 2005 - 2011
  • Table 53 – Proportion of broadband lines by data rate – 2011
  • Table 54 – Broadband market share by data rates (regulator data) – 2010
  • Table 55 – Proportion of broadband connections by data rates – 2005 - 2011
  • Table 56 – Broadband subscribers and market share by operators – 2010
  • Table 57 – Cable subscribers – 2000 - 2013
  • Table 58 – Kabel BW broadband and telephony subscribers – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 59 – Kabel BW financial data – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 60 – Kabel Deutschland financial data – 2008 - 2011
  • Table 61 – Kabel Deutschland subscribers by sector – 2007 – 2011
  • Table 62 – Kabel Deutschland RGUs by sector – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 63 – Kabel Deutschland blended ARPU – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 64 – Unitymedia broadband and telephony subscribers – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 65 – Unitymedia financial data – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 66 – Proportion of DSL connections by provider – 2001 - 2012
  • Table 67 – Proportion of DSL connections by type – 2001 - 2010
  • Table 68 – DSL household penetration rate – 2005 - 2013
  • Table 69 – Telekom Deutschland wholesale and resale lines – 2004 - 2011
  • Table 70 – Versatel financial data – 2008 - 2011
  • Table 71 – Versatel residential subscribers by sector – 2008 - 2011
  • Table 72 – United Internet financial data – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 73 – United Internet internet subscribers – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 74 – United Internet internet subscribers by type– 2010 - 2011
  • Table 75 – Freenet fixed network subscribers by sector – 2005 - 2011
  • Table 76 – Freenet financial data by segment – 2005 - 2011
  • Table 77 – Telefónica (O2) broadband subscribers – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 78 – QSC financial data – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 79 – Households passed with fibre – 2007 - 2012
  • Table 80 – Satellite broadband subscribers – 2004 - 2013
  • Table 81 – Mobile broadband revenue, annual growth – 2004 - 2013
  • Table 82 – Mobile 3G data users – 2009 - 2012
  • Table 83 – Telekom Deutschland bundled service subscribers – 2007 - 2009
  • Table 84 – Telekom Deutschland bundled service revenue – 2009 - 2011
  • Table 85 – Subscribers to bundled services – 2006 - 2012
  • Table 86 – End user access to TV – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 87 – Proportion of households with access to DTV – 2001 - 2012
  • Table 88 – DTTV penetration – 2002 - 2013
  • Table 89 – RTL Group financial data – 2005 - 2011
  • Table 90 – ProSiebenSat.1 Group financial data – 2005 - 2011
  • Table 91 – Deutsche Telekom Entertain IPTV subscribers – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 92 – HanseNet financial data – 2007 - 2009
  • Table 93 –O2 subscribers by type – 2009 - 2011
  • Table 94 – VoIP traffic in minutes – 2005 - 2013
  • Table 95 – VoIP connections – 2006 - 2013
  • Table 96 – VoIP traffic as proportion to all voice traffic – 2005 - 2013
  • Table 97 – VoIP connections over cable – 2005 - 2012
  • Table 98 – Cable TV revenue – 1998 - 2012
  • Table 99 – Cable TV investment – 2003 - 2012
  • Table 100 – Services based on cable TV connections – 2009 - 2011
  • Table 101 – Cable-TV subscribers – 2000 - 2011; 2015
  • Table 102 – Kabel Deutschland subscribers by sector – 2007 – 2011
  • Table 103 – Kabel Deutschland RGUs by sector – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 104 – Kabel Deutschland blended ARPU – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 105 – Kabel Deutschland financial data – 2008 - 2011
  • Table 106 – Kabel BW financial data – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 107 – Kabel BW pay-TV subscribers – 2009 - 2011
  • Table 108 – Unitymedia TV subscribers – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 109 – Unitymedia financial data – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 110 – Digital cable-TV penetration rate – 2002 - 2013
  • Table 111 – Digital multichannel households (Germany, Austria) – 2004 - 2011
  • Table 112 – Satellite pay-TV subscribers and penetration rate – 2000 - 2011; 2015
  • Table 113 – Sky financial data – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 114 – Sky subscribers – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 115 – Sky ARPU – 2008 - 2011
  • Table 116 – arena satellite pay-TV financial data by sector – 2006 - 2009
  • Table 117 – arena satellite pay-TV subscribers – 2006 - 2010
  • Table 118 – Mobile market revenue – 1998 - 2012
  • Table 119 – Telecom traffic, fixed and mobile (per day) – 1998 – 2012
  • Table 120 – Mobile traffic in minutes (annual) – 1999 - 2012
  • Table 121 – Mobile operators, subscribers and annual change – Jun 2011
  • Table 122 – Mobile subscribers and penetration rate – 1995 - 2012
  • Table 123 – Mobile subscribers by operator – 1995 - 2011
  • Table 124 – Mobile operator share of retail revenue – 2008 - 2011
  • Table 125 – Mobile operator revenue and market share – 2011 (e)
  • Table 126 – Mobile market share of subscribers by operator – 2000 - 2011
  • Table 127 – European roaming charges – 2007 - 2012
  • Table 128 – Cumulative mobile numbers ported – 2002 - 2009
  • Table 129 – Mobile termination tariffs by operator – 2007 - 2012
  • Table 130 – Telekom Deutschland financial data (Germany) – 2005 - 2011
  • Table 131 – Telekom Deutschland subscribers – 2001 - 2011
  • Table 132 – Telekom Deutschland average consumer monthly churn (Germany) – 2009 - 2011
  • Table 133 – Vodafone Germany ARPU – 2008 - 2011
  • Table 134 – Vodafone Germany customer churn – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 135 – Vodafone Germany mobile subscribers – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 136 – Vodafone Germany – financial data – 2003 - 2011
  • Table 137 – Vodafone mobile customer cost – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 138 – E-Plus mobile revenue – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 139 – E-Plus subscribers by sector – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 140 – E-Plus ARPU by sector – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 141 – E-Plus net adds: prepaid/contract – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 142 – E-Plus annualised customer churn – 2008 - 2011
  • Table 143 – O2 subscribers – contract and prepaid – 2005 - 2011
  • Table 144 – O2 monthly ARPU – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 145 – O2 revenue – 2006 - 2011
  • Table 146 – Mobile service provider share of subscribers – 2006 - 2012
  • Table 147 – Freenet Group subscribers – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 148 – Freenet Group ARPU – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 149 – Freenet (mobile) financial data – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 150 – Prepaid customer share of all subscribers – 2000 - 2012
  • Table 151 – Number of regular 3G subscribers – 2005 - 2012
  • Table 152 – Vodafone Germany – voice and data usage – 2005 - 2011
  • Table 153 – E-Plus - mobile market share – 2007 - 2011
  • Table 154 – SMS annual message traffic – 2005 - 2012
  • Table 155 – SMS sent per day – 2005 - 2012
  • Table 156 – MMS traffic – 2002 - 2012
  • Table 157 – Mobile data sent – 2005 - 2012
  • Table 158 – Annual mobile data value – 2004 - 2012
  • Table 159 – Mobile data as proportion to mobile revenue, by type – 2005 - 2011
  • Table 160 – Broadband-capable handset sales – 2006; 2010; 2015
  • Table 161 – Forecast fixed-line broadband subscribers – higher growth scenario – 2010 - 2012; 2020
  • Table 162 – Forecast fixed-line broadband penetration – higher growth scenario – 2010 - 2012; 2020
  • Table 163 – Forecast broadband subscribers – lower growth scenario – 2010 - 2012; 2020
  • Table 164 – Forecast broadband penetration – lower growth scenario – 2010 - 2012; 2020
  • Table 165 – Forecast mobile ARPU – 2005 - 2010; 2012 - 2015
  • Table 166 – Forecast UMTS subscribers – 2006 - 2010; 2012 - 2015
  • Chart 1 – Fixed-line investments, Telekom and altnets – 1998 – 2011
  • Chart 2 – Telecom market revenue – 1998 – 2011
  • Chart 3 – Telecom traffic, fixed and mobile – 1998 – 2012
  • Chart 4 – Unbundled loops and access lines – 2003 - 2011
  • Chart 5 – Telekom Deutschland unbundled lines – 2008 - 2011
  • Chart 6 – Fixe-line market revenue – 1998 – 2011
  • Chart 7 – Fixed-telephony channels by type (VATM data) – 2006 - 2011
  • Chart 8 – Market share of altnet telephone channels by type – 2006 – 2011
  • Chart 9 – Telekom Deutschland domestic revenue – 2009 - 2011
  • Chart 10 – Telekom Deutschland domestic subscribers by sector – 2008 - 2011
  • Chart 11 – Deutsche Telekom Group financial data – 2005 - 2011
  • Chart 12 – Freenet fixed network subscribers by sector – 2005 - 2011
  • Chart 13 – Freenet financial data by segment – 2005 - 2011
  • Chart 14 – Tele2 subscriber statistics by sector – 2007 - 2011
  • Chart 15 – Tele2 revenue by sector – 2007 - 2011
  • Chart 16 –O2 Germany subscribers by sector – 2007 - 2011
  • Chart 17 –O2 Germany financial data – 2007 - 2011
  • Chart 18 – Internet users and penetration rate – 2000 - 2012
  • Chart 19 – Broadband subscriber lines by type – 2006 – 2011
  • Chart 20 – Broadband subscribers by platform – 2001 - 2012
  • Chart 21 – Broadband internet traffic in gigabytes – 2001 – 2013
  • Chart 22 – Broadband connections by data rates – 2005 – 2011
  • Chart 23 – Proportion of broadband connections by data rates – 2005 – 2011
  • Chart 24 – Kabel BW financial data – 2006 - 2011
  • Chart 25 – Kabel Deutschland financial data – 2008 - 2011
  • Chart 26 – Kabel Deutschland RGUs by sector – 2007 - 2011
  • Chart 27 – Kabel Deutschland blended ARPU – 2007 - 2011
  • Chart 28 – Unitymedia broadband and telephony subscribers – 2006 - 2011
  • Chart 29 – Unitymedia financial data – 2006 - 2011
  • Chart 30 – Telekom Deutschland wholesale and resale lines – 2004 - 2011
  • Chart 31 – Versatel financial data – 2008 - 2011
  • Chart 32 – United Internet financial data – 2007 - 2011
  • Chart 33 – Freenet fixed network subscribers by sector – 2005 - 2011
  • Chart 34 – Freenet financial data by segment – 2005 - 2011
  • Chart 35 – QSC financial data – 2007 - 2011
  • Chart 36 – Households passed with fibre – 2007 – 2012
  • Chart 37 – Telekom Deutschland bundled service revenue – 2009 – 2011
  • Chart 38 – Subscribers to bundled services – 2006 - 2012
  • Chart 39 – Proportion of households with access to DTV – 2001 - 2012
  • Chart 40 – RTL Group financial data – 2005 - 2011
  • Chart 41 – ProSiebenSat.1 Group financial data – 2005 - 2011
  • Chart 42 –O2 subscribers by type – 2009 - 2011
  • Chart 43 – Kabel Deutschland RGUs by sector – 2007 - 2011
  • Chart 44 – Kabel Deutschland blended ARPU – 2007 - 2011
  • Chart 45 – Kabel Deutschland financial data – 2008 - 2011
  • Chart 46 – Kabel BW financial data – 2006 - 2011
  • Chart 47 – Unitymedia TV subscribers – 2006 - 2011
  • Chart 48 – Unitymedia financial data – 2006 - 2011
  • Chart 49 – Satellite pay-TV subscribers and penetration rate – 2000 - 2011; 2015
  • Chart 50 – Sky financial data – 2006 - 2011
  • Chart 51 – Sky subscribers – 2007 - 2011
  • Chart 52 – arena satellite pay-TV financial data by sector – 2006 - 2009
  • Chart 53 – Telecom traffic, fixed and mobile (per day) – 1998 – 2012
  • Chart 54 – Mobile traffic in minutes (annual) – 2003 – 2011
  • Chart 55 – Mobile subscribers and penetration rate – 2000 - 2011
  • Chart 56 – Mobile subscribers by operator – 1995 – 2011
  • Chart 57 – Mobile operator share of revenue – 2008 - 2011
  • Chart 58 – Mobile market share of subscribers by operator – 2006 - 2011
  • Chart 59 – Telekom Deutschland financial data (Germany) – 2005 - 2011
  • Chart 60 – Vodafone Germany – financial data – 2003 - 2011
  • Chart 61 – E-Plus subscribers by sector – 2006 - 2011
  • Chart 62 – E-Plus ARPU by sector – 2006 - 2011
  • Chart 63 – E-Plus net adds: prepaid/contract – 2006 - 2011
  • Chart 64 – O2 subscribers – contract and prepaid – 2005 - 2011
  • Chart 65 – O2 monthly ARPU – 2006 - 2011
  • Chart 66 – Mobile service provider share of subscribers – 2006 - 2012
  • Chart 67 – Freenet Group subscribers – 2007 - 2011
  • Chart 68 – Freenet Group ARPU – 2007 - 2011
  • Chart 69 – Prepaid customer share of all subscribers – 2000 – 2012
  • Chart 70 – SMS annual message traffic – 2005 - 2012
  • Chart 71 – Mobile data as proportion to mobile revenue, by type – 2005 – 2011
  • Chart 72 – Forecast fixed-line broadband subscribers – higher growth scenario – 2010 - 2012; 2020
  • Chart 73 – Forecast broadband subscribers – lower growth scenario – 2010 - 2012; 2020
  • Exhibit 1 – EU – The New Regulatory Framework (NRF)
  • Exhibit 2 – Access and the local loop
  • Exhibit 3 – Number portability defined
  • Exhibit 4 – Overview of digital media
  • Exhibit 5 –Spectrum allocation overview – 2011
  • Exhibit 6 –Spectrum auction results (800MHz, 1.8GHz, 2GHz and 2.6GHz) – May 2010
  • Exhibit 7 –Spectrum auction assignments (800MHz) – May 2010
  • Exhibit 8 – Germany’s 3G auction winners – August 2000
  • Exhibit 9 – Spectrum auction block allocations (800MHz, 1.8GHz, 2GHz and 2.6GHz) – May 2010
  • Exhibit 10 – German 3G network sharing agreements
  • Exhibit 11 – Selected MMS launches by operator in Germany

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