Deutsche Telekom AG – Company Information

Deutsche Telekom is an integrated telecommunications company, based in Bonn, Germany, publicly listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FWB) under the stock ticker symbol ‘DTE’.

It focuses on delivering mobile communications services, Internet, fixed-network/broadband, IPTV services, and information and communication technology (ICT) solutions.

The company has a presence in around 50 countries, with a total of approximately 143 million mobile customers, over 17 million broadband lines, and 31 million fixed-network lines.

Its principal subsidiaries are: Telekom Deutschland GmbH, T-Mobile US, Inc., T- Systems International GmbH, Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A., Magyar Telekom Public Limited Company, T-Mobile Netherlands Holding B.V., T-Mobile Polska S.A., T-Mobile Czech Republic a.s., Hrvatski Telekom d.d., T-Mobile Austria Holding GmbH, and Slovak Telekom a.s.

It has five main operating segments: Germany, Europe, the United States, Systems Solutions, and Group Headquarters & Shared Services.

Deutsche Telekom was created in 1996 following the privatization of the state-owned monopoly Deutsche Bundespost. Deutsche Telekom went public at the stock exchange on in 1996.


Deutsche Telekom logo

  • CEO: Timotheus Höttges
  • Type: Public
  • Industry: Telecommunications
  • Publicly listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FWB)
  • FWB stock ticker symbol: DTE
  • End of financial year: 12/31
  • IPO date: 11/18/1996
  • Revenue: €60.1 billion EUR (2013)
  • Net profit: €0.9 billion EUR (2013)
  • Diluted earnings per share: €0.21 EUR (2013)
  • Company Headquarters: Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 140,D-53113 Bonn, Germany
  • Employees: 230,000 (2013)
  • Investor relations phone: +49-0228-181-0
  • Investor relations fax: +49-0228-181-94004
  • Website:
Operating data (in € billions) 2013 2012
Net revenue €60.1 €58.2
Profit (loss) from operations (EBIT) €4.9 €(4.0)
Net profit (loss) €0.9 €(5.4)
Net profit (loss) (adjusted for special factors) €2.8 €2.5
Balance sheet data (in € billions)
Total assets €118.1 €107.9
Net debt €39.1 €36.9
Total shareholders’ equity €32.1 €30.5
Cash flow data (in € billions)
Net cash provided by operating activities €13.0 €13.6
Net cash used in investing activities €(9.9) €(6.7)
Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities €1.0 €(6.6)
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period €7.9 €4.0
Common share data (in €)
Basic earnings (loss) per common share 0.21 (1.24)
Diluted earnings (loss) per common share 0.21 (1.24)

Source: “Deutsche Telekom AG 2013 Full Year Results”