Mobile operators in Germany



Germany is part of Europe - ZONE 4 country group. Because, one of the most important part of MSISDN is country code, for Germany this number is +49. Estimation of population in Germany is about 81,800 citizens and capital is Berlin.




At the time of writing this content, Germany has 105.000 million subscribers in total, and about 127.55% penetration rate (2010). The Regulatory Authority for telecommunication is BNA




Fixed line operators

Deutsche Telekom
Arcor (Vodafone)
Hansenet (Telefnica)


Mobile operators

T-Mobile (Deutsche Telekom)
Vodafone Germany (Vodafone)
E-Plus (KPN)
O2 Germany (Telefonica)


Mobile Virtual Network Operators

Simyo (KPN) (via E-Plus)
BASE (KPN) (via E-Plus)
Ay Yildiz (via E-Plus)
Blau.de (KPN) (via E-Plus)
Ortel Mobile (KPN) (via E-Plus)
Callmobile (Talkline (via T-Mobile)
Che Mobile (Scoot Mobile) (via E-Plus)
Congstar (Deutsche Telekom) (via T-Mobile)
Debitel-light (Debitel)
Fonic (Telefonica & Lidl) (via O2 Germany)
Klarmobil.de (Freenet) (via T-Mobile)
Simply (Drillisch Telecom) (via T-Mobile)
Aldi Talk (Aldi) (via E-Plus)
Bild Mobile (via Vodafone)


Alternative Operators/Carriers

XOTel Europe GmbH




T-Mobile UT-Mobile International AG is a German-based holding company for Deutsche Telekom AG's various mobile communications subsidiaries outside Germany. Based in Bonn, Germany, its subsidiaries operate GSM and UMTS-based cellular networks in Europe, the United States, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. The company has financial stakes in mobile operators in both Central and Eastern Europe.

Technology and services: GSM, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Subscribers in millions: 40 (2010)
Ownership: Deutsche Telekom


Vodafone Germany - Formerly D2 Mannesmann

Technology and services: GSM, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Subscribers in millions: 36.5 (March 2011)
Ownership: Vodafone


E-Plus E-Plus is a mobile telecommunications operator in Germany. With 19.0 million subscribers, E-Plus is the third largest mobile operator in Germany, after T-Mobile (38 million subscribers) and Vodafone (37 million subscribers). The company was awarded Germany's first DCS-1800 (later renamed GSM-1800) license in 1993. One term of the licence was that no further Mobile network operator could be started within 3 years of the start of the network.

Technology and services: GSM, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSPA+
Subscribers in millions: 21 (March 2011)
Ownership: KPN


O2 Germany Formerly Viag Interkom. Telefnica Europe plc is a European broadband and telecommunications company that trades as O2.

Technology and services: GSM, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE
Subscribers in millions: 16.6 (2011)
Ownership: Telefonica






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