Tuesday, 18. January 2011
Cologne, January 18, 2011; With Kabel Deutschland simfy gets its first partner on board that offers all three services: TV, Internet access and phone services. The partnership will be a significant boost to simfy's user base: Kabel Deutschland currently delivers its services to more than 8,9 million households. As part of the cable operator's customer portal, their customers get access to simfy. Another stepping stone for simfy's fast growth strategy.
Steffen Wicker, CIO von simfy: "We are very pleased with the launch of this partnership. Kabel Deutschland means for us that we're able to reach millions of new users and convince a huge number of music fans of our service."
Leven Demirörs, Director Product Management Internet and Phone Services at Kabel Deutschland, welcomes the collaboration: "We have been looking to integrate a music service that offers real value to our customers for a long time and with simfy we have a partner that delivers that promise. simfy enables our customers to access millions of music titles anywhere and anytime, and with the premium offering even on mobile phones and without persistent Internet access."
The simfy music service is integrated seamlessly into Kabel Deutschland's customer portal. simfy Premium allows for access to additional music titles and use on mobile devices, such as the iPhone and Android smartphones.
About Kabel Deutschland
Kabel Deutschland (KD), Germany's largest cable operator, offers its customers digital, high definition (HD) and analogue TV, Pay TV services, broadband Internet (up to 100 Mbit/s) and fixed line phone services via cable as well as mobile services in cooperation with an industry partner. The publicly listed company (MDax) operates the cable networks in 13 German federal states and supplies its services to approximately 8.9 million connected households. As per end of fiscal year 2009/2010, Kabel Deutschland had approximately 2,600 employees. In fiscal year 2009/2010 (12 months ended March 31, 2010), the company reported revenues of EUR 1,502 million and Adjusted EBITDA of EUR 659 million.
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