DT wireless subscriber growth slows in Q4, fixed line losses

29 Jan 2009

German telecoms giant Deutsche Telekom (DT) has revealed its wireless subscriber growth slowed during the fourth quarter of 2008. The company said it increased its wireless subscriber base worldwide by 1.68 million between September 2008 and the end of the year, compared to 3.76 million in the same period a year earlier. Furthermore, the company’s domestic fixed lines fell by 685,000 to 33.82 million during the fourth quarter, compared to 537,000 during the same period the previous year. Nevertheless, its broadband operations continue to grow; DT reported a rise in domestic broadband subscriptions of 238,000 during the fourth quarter, taking its subscriber base in Germany up to 13.34 million, a year-on-year increase of 6.3%.

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