|Subsidiary of Vodafone Plc|
|Founded||1990 as Mannesmann Mobilfunk GmbH
2002 rebranded Vodafone D2 GmbH
|Headquarters||German headquarters in Düsseldorf|
|CEO of German operations: Dr Hannes Ametsreiter|
|Products||Prepaid and postpaid mobile phones, DSL, IPTV, cable internet, cable television|
Number of employees
|Germany: approximately 14,000|
Vodafone GmbH is a German subsidiary of Vodafone Plc, a company based in the UK. It provides mobile phone, DSL, LTE, cable internet, landlines, cable TV and IPTV services to customers in Germany. As of the second quarter of 2016, Vodafone GmbH has 41.89 million mobile customers in Germany, making it the second largest provider of mobile phone services in Germany. (The largest is Telefónica Germany.) The company's headquarters are in the Düsseldorf suburb of Heerdt, with regional offices throughout Germany.
The company was formed as a result of Vodafone's takeover of the German engineering group Mannesmann GmbH in 2000. It was the second digital (GSM) network licensed in Germany. It was rebranded Vodafone D2 in 2002.
At the end of 2010, Vodafone had 36.676 million mobile phone or mobile internet customers and 3.945 million customers with a DSL / VDSL connection.
As of 2014, the company owns around 75% of Kabel Deutschland.
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