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1&1

MVNO | Networks: Vodafone | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

German ISP 1&1 offers mobile services to its existing DSL/fixed telephony customer base. Started with mobile internet services in 2005 and expanded to include voice/SMS as well as smartphones in 2010, using the network of Vodafone Germany. In December 2013, a MVNO agreement was signed with E-Plus. In Q4 2017 1&1 owner United Internet bought Drillisch, making 1&1 a brand of 1&1 Drillisch.


AetkaSmart

Branded Reseller | Networks: E-Plus | Services: postpaid | Targets: Retail | Status: Active

Launched by telecom retail group Aetka in 2011 to be sold in all 2,300 Aetka points of sale around Germany.


Aldi Talk

Branded Reseller | Networks: E-Plus | Services: prepaid | Targets: Retail | Status: Active

Low-frills MVNO. Launched in Germany in December 2005, in Belgium in February 2007 and in the Netherlands in September 2009. The Belgium market exit was in July 2017 due to the prepaid registration law.


Ay Yildiz

mobile brand | Networks: E-Plus | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: Ethnic | Status: Active

MVNO brand of KPN, focusing on Turkisch inhabitants, was active in several countries (currently only Germany). It stopped offering services in the Netherlands from half november 2012. In Belgium it changed to Turk Telecom in November 2012.


Base

mobile brand | Networks: E-Plus | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: Non-niche | Status: Active


BildConnect

MVNO | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Community | Status: Active


BildMobil

Branded Reseller | Networks: Vodafone | Services: prepaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

Launched by Germany's largest newspaper Bild Zeitung.


Blau

mobile brand | Networks: E-Plus | Services: prepaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

Started as pre-paid MVNO offering customers a chance to choose their own mobile number online. Since 2012 the MVNO has been taken over by E-Plus as one of it's discount brands.


Callmobile

mobile brand | Networks: T-Mobile, Vodafone | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

MVNO launching 01 November 2005 as an easyGroup Ltd. and TDC joint-venture under name EasyMobile. Changed its name to Callmobile in november 2006 when TDC subsidiary Talkline acquired full ownership. Talkline was acquired by German mobile service provider Freenet as part of its acquisition of Debitel.


Congstar

mobile brand | Networks: T-Mobile | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

Launched by Deutsche Telekom as second brand, first for fixed network services and in 2007 also for mobile services.


Debitel light

mobile brand | Networks: T-Mobile | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

A brand used by mobile service provider Freenet launched in 2011. Earlier Debitel-light was the discount service of Debitel and German discount brand Blau.de acquired Debitel-light in 2006, It is now one of Freenet's brands.


DeutschlandSim

mobile brand | Networks: O2, T-Mobile | Services: postpaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

Launched by online mobile shop Eteleon, which is owned by mobile service provider Drillisch.


Discosurf

MVNO | Networks: O2, T-Mobile, Vodafone | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: Non-niche | Status: Active

Data-only MVNO launched by German online mobile retailer Eteleon, which is owned by German mobile service provider Drillisch


Discotel

MVNO | Networks: O2, T-Mobile, Vodafone | Services: prepaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

Brand launched by German online mobile retailer Eteleon, which is owned by German mobile service provider Drillisch


Dokom21

MVNO | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Launched by regional operator Dokom21 using the services of MVNE Telogic. In 2012 switched to the network of O2 Germany without MVNE.


Drillisch

MVNO | Networks: O2, Vodafone | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

Drillisch Online GmbH distributes its products in the online segment via brands such as yourfone, smartmobil.de, simply, PremiumSIM, winSIM, maXXim or DeutschlandSIM. It is a brand of 1&1 Drillisch. In June 2019 it acquired 5G spectrum.


Easytel Telefongesellschaft

Branded Reseller | Networks: E-Plus | Services: prepaid | Targets: Retail | Status: Active

Launched by electronics retailers association Electronic Partner, first as comparison tool, later becoming a branded reseller of mobile services.


Edeka Smart

Branded Reseller | Networks: T-Mobile | Services: prepaid | Targets: Retail | Status: Active

Replaced Edekamobile, using Telekom network instead of Vodafone.


EWE Tel

MVNO | Networks: Vodafone | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Launched by regional telecommunications operator Ewe Tel as additional service for its DSL/fixed telephony customer base.


FCB Mobile

MVNO | Networks: T-Mobile | Services: postpaid | Targets: Community | Status: Active


Fonic

mobile brand | Networks: O2 | Services: prepaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

Telefonica Germany launched Fonic as it second brand offering discount services in 2007. Since 2010, Fonic provides the mobile tariffs for Lidl Mobile as well.


Freenet

MVNO | Networks: O2, T-Mobile, Vodafone | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

The freenet Group covers telecommunications, Internet, energy and tv, as well as all services, applications and devices that can be connected or controlled with mobile devices. It is active as MVNO under the brand names mobilcom-debitel, freenetmobile, klarmobil and Callmobile.


FreenetMobile

SP | Networks: T-Mobile | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

Freenet Mobile is a brand used by German mobile service provider Freenet to offer a prepaid tariff and a postpaid flatrate plus selected smartphones. The services are provided by Freenet's discount brand Klarmobil.de.


Fyve

Branded Reseller | Networks: Vodafone | Services: prepaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

Brand launched by German commercial broadcasting group ProSiebenSat.1's digital operations ProSiebenSat.1 Digital. Offers a full portfolio of prepaid tariffs and add-ons


Galeria Mobil

Branded Reseller | Networks: E-Plus | Services: prepaid | Targets: Retail | Status: Active

Prepaid tariff launched by German department store Galeria Kaufhof


Goood

MVNO | Networks: E-Plus | Services: postpaid | Targets: Charity | Status: Active


Helinet

MVNO | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Launched by regional network operator Helinet as add on for existing broadband and telephony customers


HFO Telecom

SP | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Launched as additional service for DSL/fixed telephony customers of German telecom service provider HFO Telecom, based in East Germany.


HTP mobil

MVNO | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Launched by German regional telecommunications operator HTP as extra service for DSL/telephony customers.


Ja Mobil

Branded Reseller | Networks: T-Mobile | Services: prepaid | Targets: Retail | Status: Active

Prepaid service offered by German supermarket chain Rewe.


K classic mobil

Branded Reseller | Networks: O2 | Services: prepaid | Targets: Retail | Status: Active

Prepaid service launched by German supermarket chain Kaufland.


Kevag Telekom

MVNO | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Launched as mobile add on for Kevag Telekom's fixed network customers.


Klarmobil.de

MVNO | Networks: T-Mobile | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

Low-cost prepaid MVNO launched by German mobile service provider Mobilcom, now owned by German mobile service provider Freenet.


Lebara

MVNO | Networks: T-Mobile | Services: prepaid | Targets: Ethnic | Status: Active

The Lebara Group is a telecommunications company providing services in many European countries (currently Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, France, Germany and UK) including Australia using the mobile virtual network operator business model. Lebara Mobile provides Pay As You Go mobile SIM cards, targeted towards the needs of international communities and migrant workers. Lebara stopped its activities in Belgium in 2007 and Norway business was sold to Network Norway (now part of Tele2 Norway), Swiss operation was sold to Sunrise Communications (july 2013), while Poland was closed in March 2015. End of 2014 it launched services in Saudi Arabia.


Lidl Connect

Branded Reseller | Networks: Vodafone | Services: prepaid | Targets: Retail | Status: Active

Launched by discount supermarket Lidl on the network of Vodafone Germany. Replaces Lidl's branded reseller service Lidl Mobile via Telefonica's discount brand Fonic. Launched in Switzerland in June 2019.


Lycamobile

MVNO | Networks: Vodafone | Services: prepaid | Targets: Ethnic | Status: Active

Lycamobile offers prepaid SIM cards with reduced international calling rates, focusing on users who normally use calling cards to phone abroad. The company has set up MVNOs in the following countries: UK, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands, Portugal, Australia, Denmark, France, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Spain, Italy and recently US (March 2013) and Austria (November 2013), Tunisia (2015) and Romania (2015). Macedonia followed in 2016, and Lycamobile launched in Ukraine in July 2017. It ceased its operations in Hong Kong in April 2018


M2M Mobile

MVNO | Networks: O2, Vodafone | Services: postpaid | Targets: Business | Status: Active

Sim-only service launched by German online mobile phone shop Eteleon, part of mobile service provider Drillisch, targetting machtine-to-machine businesses.


Maxxim

MVNO | Networks: O2, Vodafone | Services: postpaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

No frills mobile services launched by German mobile service provider Drillisch


Media Markt Mobil

Branded Reseller | Networks: O2, T-Mobile | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: Retail | Status: Active

Launched by Media Markt Saturn as own mobile service in Germany, also available under the Saturn brand. First a prepaid tarif via Mobilcom-Debitel on T-Mobile followed by postpaid and prepaid tariffs on O2 Germany's networks, followed by Austria in 2016 using the 3 Austria network.


M-Net

MVNO | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Mobile services offered by German regional network operator M-net as add-on for existing broadband and fixed telephony customers.


Mobi

Branded Reseller | Networks: Vodafone | Services: prepaid | Targets: International call traffic | Status: Active

Launched by ethnic consultancy Milleni, which was acquired by Star Communications in 2010. From the launch until the first half of 2012, Mobi used MVNE Vistream. In H1 2012, the customers were transferred to the network of Vodafone Germany.


Mobil09

Branded Reseller | Networks: E-Plus | Services: prepaid | Targets: Community | Status: Active

Launched by Electronic Partners's prepaid tariff Easytel partnering with BVB Do


MobilCom-Debitel

SP | Networks: E-Plus, O2, T-Mobile, Vodafone | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: Non-niche | Status: Active

Mobilcom-Debitel is a ervice provider on the networks of all mobile operators (T-Mobile, Vodafone, E-Plus and O2). The service was launched in 2009 after the acquistion of MobilCom by German mobile service provider Freenet.


Mobilka

SP | Networks: E-Plus | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: Ethnic | Status: Active

German prepaid mobile service Mobilka, offered by E-Plus subsidiary Blau.de partnering with Eco World Connect for Russians living in Germany. In 2013, Ortel Mobile became responsible for marketing of all international calling brands offered by E-Plus including Mobilka and extended the sales agreement with Eco World Connect.


NetAachen

MVNO | Networks: Vodafone | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Mobile service offered by regional network operator NetAachen as add-on for existing broadband, TV and fixed telephony customers.


NetCologne

MVNO | Networks: Vodafone | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Mobile service offered by regional network operator NetCologne to existing broadband, TV and fixed telephony customers.


Nettokom

Branded Reseller | Networks: E-Plus | Services: prepaid | Targets: Retail | Status: Active

Discount prepaid tariff launched by German discount supermarket Netto.


Netzclub

mobile brand | Networks: O2 | Services: prepaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

Launched as mobile ad-based tariff by O2 Germany and German mobile ad group YOC.


Nova Mobil

Branded Reseller | Networks: O2 | Services: prepaid | Targets: Retail | Status: Active

Was Norma Mobil, changed name to Nova Mobil in January 2019.


n-tv go!

Branded Reseller | Networks: E-Plus | Services: prepaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

Brand launched by MVNE Gtcom first using MVNE Vistream services switching to E-Plus in 2012, using the German 24 news channel n-tv brand.


Ortel Mobile

mobile brand | Networks: E-Plus | Services: prepaid | Targets: International call traffic | Status: Active

KPN acquired an undisclosed minority stake in Ortel Mobile, a Hague-based provider of prepaid telecommunications services, from Ortel Group in March 2008. Swiss operator Sunrise acquired (july 2013) MVNO Ortel Mobile Switzerland to strengthen its position in the market for low-cost, pre-paid international services. Sunrise will continue to operate Ortel Mobile as a separate company with its existing employees. Ortel Mobile services will be offered under the existing Ortel Mobile brand. Ortel Mobile Spain ceased operating on 15 December 2013 without adding any further details about the reasons behind its closure. In Germany, Ortel Mobile became responsible for marketing of all E-Plus's international call brands including blauworld, Simvoice and Mobilka in September 2013. Ortel France ceased operations in April 2015. Ortel Belgium sold to Lycamobile February 2017.


Osnatel

MVNO | Networks: Vodafone | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Launched as extra service for regional network operator Osnatel's DSL/telephony customers. Osnatel is a subsidiary of Ewe Tel.


Otelo

mobile brand | Networks: Vodafone | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

Otelo (previous: O.tel.o) was launched as calling card service and acquired by Vodafone's Arcor 1999 to be dropped as brand in 2001. In 2010, Vodafone revived the brand as Otelo offering no firlls prepaid services as its second brand and the portfolio was enhanced with postpaid tariffs in September 2013.


Penny Mobil

Branded Reseller | Networks: T-Mobile | Services: prepaid | Targets: Retail | Status: Active

Penny Mobil was Launched by German supermarket group Rewe as prepaid discount brand.


Primacall

MVNO | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

DSL/fixed telephony service provider Primacall also offers mobile flatrates to its DSL/telephony customers in Germany and Switzerland. Owned by Primaholding, which also operates Primamobile and Primstrom.


Primamobile

SP | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Launched by the Primaholding which also owner of telecom service provider Primacall and Primastrom


Primastrom

MVNO | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Owned by Primaholding, which also operates Primacall and Primamobile


Rossman Mobile

Branded Reseller | Networks: O2 | Services: prepaid | Targets: Retail | Status: Active

No-fills MVNO for the Rossmann Drugstores (including former Schlecker drugstores) with 1,475 stores around Germany. Replaced Schleckers's smobil services.


RTLsurfstick.de

Branded Reseller | Networks: Vodafone | Services: prepaid | Targets: Non-niche | Status: Active

Mobile data-only tariff offered by German commercial broadcaster RTL.No new customers accepted since June 2017, existing customers can use Vodafone CallNow top-ups.


Saturn

Branded Reseller | Networks: O2, T-Mobile | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: Retail | Status: Active

Launched by Media Markt Saturn as own mobile service, also available under the Media Markt brand. First a prepaid tarif via Mobilcom-Debitel on T-Mobile followed by postpaid and prepaid tariffs on O2 Germany's networks followed by Austria in 2016 using the 3 Austria network.


SDT Telecom

Branded Reseller | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Launched by Stadtwerke Schwedt


Sdt.net

SP | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Mobile service launched German ISP Sdt.net as additional service for broadband and fixed telephony customers.Stopped mobile in March 2016.


SIMply

MVNO | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

MVNO launched by German mobile service provider Drillisch offering simple prepaid and postpaid services.Now only offers postpaid services


Simquadrat

MVNO | Networks: E-Plus | Services: prepaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Mobile brand launched by VoIP services provider Sipgate


Smartmobil

MVNO | Networks: O2, T-Mobile, Vodafone | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: Youth | Status: Active

Mobile brand launched by German mobile service provider Drillisch targetting the youth market with a full range of flatrates and smartphones


Sparhandy.de

Branded Reseller | Networks: T-Mobile | Services: postpaid | Targets: Retail | Status: Active

Launched by German online retailer Sparhandy.de.


swb

Branded Reseller | Networks: Vodafone | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Mobile service offered by German regional utilities provider SWB as add-on for existing broadband and fixed telephony customers. SWB is part of Ewe Tel


Tarifhaus

MVNO | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active


Tchibo Mobil

Branded Reseller | Networks: O2 | Services: prepaid | Targets: Retail | Status: Active

Tchibo Mobil was launched as first MVNO in Germany in 2004 and is a partnership between coffee house chain Tchibo and O2 Germany. In April 2018, Tchibo's Austrian subsidiary Eduscho launched Tchibo Mobil as mobile service in Austria using the network of 3 Austria.


Telcat Mobil

mobile brand | Networks: Vodafone | Services: postpaid | Targets: Business | Status: Active

Mobile service offered by German business telecom service provider Telcat as extra for its DSL/telephony customers.


Tele Columbus

MVNO | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Cable operator Tele Columbus launched mobile services on Telefonica Deutschland's network for its fixed network customers on 1 September 2015 partnering with German MVNO Drillisch.Trades as Pyur since 2017.


Tele2

MVNO | Networks: E-Plus | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

In Norway Tele2 was bought by TeliaSonera in 2015. Initially it was merged with Telia's brand in Norway, Netcom. However in 2016 Netcom was rebranded to Telia. No longer active as mobile provider in Ireland or France, Denmark sold to Telenor, Switzerland sold to Sunrise in 2008.Portugal sold to Clix


TNG

SP | Networks: O2 | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Kiel-based utilities provider TNG offers mobile services as add-on for fixed network services


Truphone

MVNO | Networks: Vodafone | Services: postpaid | Targets: Business | Status: Active

Truphone focuses on its global network through its own network infrastructure (points of presence include: London, New York, Amsterdam, Sydney, California and Hong Kong) and partnerships with other operators. It offers an international multi-identity Sim which seamlessly switches to operate as a local Sim. In Hong Kong Truphone originally agreed a wholesale deal with CSL, which was bought by HKT (PCCW)


Turkcell

MVNO | Networks: T-Mobile | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: Ethnic | Status: Active

Launched by Turkish mobile operator Turkcell targetting the Turkish community in Germany. Rebranded to Lifecell in Q1 2018


TurkeiSim

mobile brand | Networks: O2 | Services: prepaid | Targets: Ethnic | Status: Active

Cooperation between Turk Telekom and O2 to target Turkish community in Germany. Started services as TurkTelekom Mobile, changed name to TurkeiSim in February 2017.


Unitymedia

MVNO | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Mobile service launched by German cable operator Unitymedia as extra service for existing broadband, TV and fixed telephony customers.


Whatsapp SIM Prepaid

Branded Reseller | Networks: E-Plus | Services: prepaid | Targets: Community | Status: Active


Wilhelm.Tel

MVNO | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Extra service for existing broadband/telephony customers of regional network operator Wilhelm.tel/willy.tel.


Willytel

MVNO | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Launched in 2010 by regional operator Willytel using vistream as MVNE


WinSim

MVNO | Networks: O2 | Services: pre + postpaid | Targets: No frills | Status: Active

Winsim is a brand of online mobile shop Eteleon, which is owned by Drillisch, offering low-cost minute fees and packages.


Wobcom

MVNO | Networks: O2 | Services: postpaid | Targets: Fixed Telco | Status: Active

Wobcom is a local fixed network operator in Wolfsburg


Yourfone

mobile brand | Networks: E-Plus | Services: postpaid | Targets: Youth | Status: Active

E-Plus brand with social media community and one flatrate for all services. Sold to Drillisch in Q1 2015.




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