Deutsche Telekom is a German telecoms giant headquartered in Bonn. The former state telephone monopolist has recently been able to log decent earnings despite fierce competition.
The company has seen a solid rise in the performance of its US subsidiary T-Mobile. It had over 63 million clients in the US in 2015. This page collates the latest DW content on the company.
This week almost a million customers of Germany's telecom provider found their internet connections were paralyzed. Deutsche Telekom initially blamed the outages on an apparent indiscriminate cyberattack. The country's political leadership didn't point its finger directly at Moscow. But there are concerns that Russia may have been involved, says DW's Science expert Zulfikar Abbany.
A new program unveiled in Germany promises full, end-to-end encryption for emails sent by even the most technophobic internet users. Deutsche Telekom and the Fraunhofer research institute collaborated on the software.