Archived report: this report was archived on 20 June 2005 and has not been updated. Material contained within it has been incorporated into the Germany - Key Statistics, Telecom Market & Regulatory Overviews report. Focussing on the fixed network, this report introduces the major operators and profiles the infrastructure and voice markets, providing a historical snapshot in 2005. Fixed network and services markets in Germany are dominated by the incumbent, Deutsche Telekom, and Mannesmann Arcor. MobilCom, BT Global Services and debitel are other notable players in the market. Standard telephony services are provided by around 240 operators in Germany, all offering local, national, international and fixed-to-mobile calls. The incumbent still looms large in the local call market but its market share has fallen considerably in the long-distance and international segments.