United Internet to acquire more network operators - CEO

Wednesday 8 October 2014 | 10:26 CET | News
United Internet is planning to acquire smaller network operators, following the acquisition of German fixed network operator Versatel, according to CEO Ralph Dommermuth in an interview with German business magazine Manager Magazin. He would not name any names of potential targets. With the Versatel acquisition, United Internet transformed from internet service provider with 1&1 and Web.de as main brands into a network operator with a 37,000 kilometre long fibre network, which is claimed to be the second-largest fibre network in Germany. 

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: 1&1 / United Internet / Versatel / Web.de
Countries: Germany
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In my opinion, of all the internet companies to get involved with, 1&1 would be the last. I curse the day I ever registered any domains with them. Check out ripoffreports for some customer comments. It should be a warning that when their phone was answered by a recording that tells you if you have gotten a notice from NCO, a collection agency, to press a certain number. If they are a reputable business, why did they have to send so many accounts to a collection agency? The Eastern Pennsylvania /Washington DC Better Business Bureau had given 1&1 an “F” rating. An investigative journalist, Kelli Jack has written a series of articles about them and had a pending lawsuit. She said: “1and1 Should Be Shut Down.”
Warth Publishinginc @ 9/10/2014 - 02:08

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