Germans are consuming an increasing amount of audio and audio-visual media content.
German cable operators gained around 500,000 new internet customers last year and currently provide broadband internet access to a total of 7.7 million households.
Germany’s third-largest cable operator Tele Columbus has gained 15,000 new telephony and 14,000 new internet customers in Q2 2017.
The Swiss cable operators have managed to slow down their TV customer loss.
German fibre-optic network operator Deutsche Glasfaser has doubled the speed of its fastest internet access for private households from 500Mbps to 1Gbps.
Vodafone Deutschland has increased the maximum internet speed for downloads on its cable network (formerly Kabel Deutschland) to up to 500Mbps.
German regional telco EWE has commenced offering 1Gbps internet access for private customers.
Germany’s third-largest cable operator Tele Columbus has won 18,000 new telephony and 15,000 new internet customers in Q1 2017.
The Swiss cable operators continue to grow through selling internet and telephony subscriptions while they are still losing TV customers.
German cable operator Tele Columbus has won 20,000 new internet customers in Q4 2016.