Deutsche Telekom

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This German based international telecommunications company was formed in 1996 as the former state owned monopoly Deutsche Bundespost was privatised. It offers fixed-network services, including voice and data communication services, based on fixed network and broadband technology and is involved in the sale of terminal equipment and other hardware. As well as this, it provides mobile, voice, and data services to consumers and business customers, sells mobile handsets and other hardware and sells mobile communication services to resellers and mobile virtual network operators. It splits its activities into 3 geographical segments; Germany, Europe, and the US. The Systems Solutions operating segments provides ICT solutions for corporate customers through T-Systems, which include Computing and Desktop Services and Systems Integration. The Group Headquarters and Shared Services operating segment comprises among numerous others, management functions. As of 31st December 2011, the market segment in the US, operated mobile networks.

They also hold substantial shares in other telecom companies, including Central European subsidiaries Slovak Telecom, Magyar Telekom, and T-Hrvatski Telekom which are now fully consolidated into T-Com/T-Home. Magyar Telekom holds majority shares in Makedonski Telekom (Macedonia), and T-Crnoqorski Telekom (Montenegro) all of which have also been rebranded and included under the T-Com/T-Home umbrella. Deutsche Telekom controlled almost all internet access by individuals and small businesses in Germany, until the 21st Century. Now, the company is incredibly successful having approximately 129 million mobile customers, 36 million fixed network lines, approximately 16 million broadband lines, although as of June 2008, the German government still holds a 15% stake in company stock directly and another 17% through the government bank KFW. It is headquartered in Bonn, Germany.
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