Telekom, EWE plan fibre joint venture?

4 Dec 2017

Telekom Deutschland, the domestic fixed and mobile operating unit of Deutsche Telekom (DT), is reportedly planning to establish a joint venture with regional operator EWE for the deployment of fibre-optic access networks. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung writes that the potential cooperation between the two companies aims to connect more than one million homes and apartments to fibre infrastructure. The newspaper cites industry sources as saying that each operator would own a 50% stake in the joint venture, which would also open up its networks to third party service providers. The report adds that Telekom and EWE are expected to finalise the joint venture agreement within the coming weeks.



Have feedback, corrections, or story ideas? Send them to

Browse Past Issues


Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.


Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.


CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:

  • International carriers
  • Wholesale service providers
  • Equipment and software vendors
  • Telecom investors
  • Regulators

Learn more about advertising on CommsUpdate.