Finding a suitable mobile operator in Germany

In Germany, there are four main mobile phone operators. You will also find several mobile virtual network operators.

Update: Jan 2014

The latter do not have their own infrastructure but are instead using the existing infrastructure that belongs to the main operators.

In recent years, many discount mobile operators have popped up in the mobile phone market which has led to a significant drop in mobile phone rates.

In order to decide which plan best suited for you, you should think about your needs and habits regarding mobile phone use. In general, you have the choice between prepaid or pay-as-you-go contracts and annual plans. Moreover, you can choose between limited and unlimited plans and contracts, with or without a mobile phone.

Not sure which type of mobile phone user you are? Check out the mobile phone comparator: or

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