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Telefonica merges German mobile, fixed networks

Telefonica O2 is to merge its mobile and fixed-line businesses in Germany in a bid to target the converged services market.

DT targets new mobile sales via German merger

Deutsche Telekom’s decision to merge its fixed-line and mobile divisions in Germany could boost its mobile revenues by hundreds of millions of euros, a leading executive at the firm said yesterday, reports Reuters. According to Niek Jan van Damme, head of sales and services at the German telecoms giant, some 29 million households in Germany are Deutsche Telekom customers and 58 percent of those have only fixed-line connections.