News

Read the latest news on a regular basis here:

22.12.2021
Hearing on Requirements for Basic Access to Telecommunication Services

Today the Federal Network Agency is publishing expert reports and initial investigations for consultation on the minimum requirements for internet access to all important online services.

“The newly created right wants to pave the way for all citizens to use all vital internet services, teleworking...

read more
09.12.2021
Federal Network Agency publishes network coverage with 5G

The Federal Network Agency updates its map of mobile network coverage in Germany and includes 5G data for the first time.

5G coverage

According to data from the Federal Network Agency, by the end of October 2021, 53 per cent of land area in Germany was already covered with the latest communication...

read more
08.12.2021
New price reduction regulations published.

President Homann reflects on the results: “Guidelines make new consumer rights enforceable”

Today the Federal Network Agency published a decree of general application on price reduction regulations for fixed network internet access services. The guidelines come into effect on 13 December 2021. An...

read more
06.12.2021
It’s undoubtedly the relations built between people that give life its value.

Now in second year of the Corona pandemic, we are all still facing multifaceted challenges, both professionally and personally.

Which is why we appreciate more than ever the confidence you’ve placed in us and the loyalty you’ve shown, despite some things not working as they should have been.

We’d...

read more
30.11.2021
Telephone and internet: more rights for consumers.

President Homann reflects on the results: “More protection and transparency for consumers”

read more
05.11.2021
A comparison test of Swiss broadband and fixed network packages! Switzerland’s fixed network has seen plenty of changes in the last twelve months.

Switzerland’s fixed network has seen plenty of changes in the last twelve months. This makes our test of which providers have climbed highest on the performance ladder all the more exciting.

read more
01.10.2021
zafaco and connect are already testing broadband fixed-network connections for the third time in Austria. Let’s raise the curtain on this year’s “Festspiele”.

connect broadband and network test 2021: Magenta Telekom beat A1 Telekom and Telematica; Salzburg AG is the best regional provider.

read more
04.08.2021
connect IPTV test 2021: the clear winner is Magenta TV

Which providers deliver the best TV entertainment per IPTV, even when the internet is being used for simultaneous data transmission and telephone calls? For their IPTV test 2021, connect and zafaco tested the most important German IPTV package offerings by comparing them with one another.


In the na...

read more
15.07.2021
Bundesnetzagentur's broadband speed checker now linked directly with DE-CIX internet exchange

Jochen Homann: "Broadband speed checker now even easier to access"

read more
06.07.2021
connect Broadband & Fixed Network Test 2021: Deutsche Telekom regains first place

Which fixed-network connection offers superb call quality, the most robust internet access and the best WebTV playback? The most important providers in Germany were subjected to comprehensive testing by connect and zafaco as part of their broadband and network test 2021.


The winner in the national...

read more