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Internet access of up to 100 Mbit/s for almost 127,000 more households from today

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  • 147 municipalities all over Germany benefiting from the fiber-optic build-out
  • Bandwidths of up to 100 Mbit/s
  • Book more speed from Deutsche Telekom
Internet access of up to 100 Mbit/s

Almost 127,000 households in 147 municipalities can now surf faster on the internet. With the new network, they can make phone calls, go online, and watch television all at the same time. They can also stream music and video, as well as store data in the cloud. Maximum download speeds have reached up to 100 megabits per second (Mbit/s). Top upload speeds now reach up to 40 Mbit/s. The cities benefiting include are Germersheim with 5,200 households, Weilerbach with 4,900, St. Wendel with 4,700, Eggenfelden and Kaiserslautern, with 4,000 households each. Deutsche Telekom aims to provide as many people as possible with fast internet access – whether they live in cities or in rural areas. “We’re not just building information superhighways between major metropolises and urban agglomerations; our network also extends to rural areas. We are the only company pursuing comprehensive broadband expansion,” says Tim Höttges, CEO of Deutsche Telekom. “Some of our build-out projects are designed to serve many thousands of households, while others benefit just a handful. Every line matters to us: no matter if it’s in Dortmund, Cologne, or Nuremberg or in Fischen, Katzenelnbogen, or Mücke.” No other company is investing as much in broadband expansion in rural areas as Deutsche Telekom.

The following municipalities now enjoy more speed

Adenau, Albbruck, Altötting, Bad Buchau, Bad Marienberg, Bad Mergentheim, Bad Rappenau-Bonfeld, Bad Schussenried, Bad Schwalbach, Bad Tennstedt, Bad Urach, Bakum, Besigheim, Biblis, Bielefeld, Böblingen, Boll, Bonn, Bopfingen, Brandenburg an der Havel, Bretzfeld, Brohl-Lützing, Dierdorf, Dorsten-Wulfen, Dortmund, Dülmen-Rorup, Ediger-Eller, Eggenfelden, Ehningen, Eisenbach, Eisenhüttenstadt, Ensdorf, Erbach, Ettenheim, Feldafing, Feldatal, Fischen, Forchtenberg, Freilingen, Gaildorf, Geisa, Georgenthal, Germersheim, Giengen, Goldbeck, Großbreitenbach, Grünstadt, Halle (Saale), Hatzfeld, Heilsbronn, Heinsberg, Herdecke, Homberg, Ilshofen, Immendingen, Iserlohn, Isny, Jüchsen, Kaiserslautern, Kandel, Katzenelnbogen, Keltern, Kirchardt, Kirchbarkau, Kirchseeon, Kißlegg, Klingenthal, Cologne, Korntal-Münchingen, Kötzting, Kressbronn, Kroppach, Lambrecht, Landsberg am Lech, Laupheim, Leiblfing, Lichtenstein (in Württemberg), Linz am Rhein, Lorch, Losheim, Löwenstein, Magdala, Mainhardt, Manderscheid, Maulbronn, Meckesheim, Merseburg Saale, Miltenberg, Mohorn, Mücke, Mühlheim an der Donau, Münchenbernsdorf, Münsingen, Narsdorf, Netphen, Neuenbürg, Neuenstein, Neuhofen, Neunkirchen, Neuried, Neustadt an der Orla, Nuremberg, Olpe, Olsbrücken, Otterbach, Pahlen, Puderbach, Radegast, Radolfzell, Reit im Winkl, Renningen, Rhens, Rösrath, Rülzheim, Saarbrücken-Ensheim, Sachsenheim, Saulgau, Scharbeutz-Pönitz, Schenklengsfeld, Schmalkalden, Schmitten, Schopfloch, Schotten, Schwabenheim an der Selz, Schwäbisch Hall-Sulzdorf, Schwarzenberg, Schwegenheim, Senden, Spraitbach, St. Wendel, Stadtsteinach, Stockach, Suhlendorf, Sylt, Tettnang, Trostberg, Tüßling, Vaihingen, Vogtareuth, Warstein, Weilerbach, Wiesloch, Witten, Würzburg, Wurzen, Wutöschingen and Zöblitz.

Customers can find additional information about the build-out status under www.telekom.de/schneller. Customers can also register at this URL to ensure that they are notified automatically as soon as higher speeds become available where they live.

Deutsche Telekom's network in figures

Deutsche Telekom invests around five billion euros every year and operates Europe’s largest fiber-optic network, which is over 500,000 kilometers in length. In 2018 alone, Deutsche Telekom laid 60,000 km of optical fibers all over Germany.

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