Number of landline phone connections in Germany 2000-2019

This statistic shows the number of landline telephone connections in Germany from 2000 to 2018, with an estimate for 2019. In 2018, there were roughly 38.4 million landline phone connections, a decrease compared to the previous year at 38.6 million connections.

Number of landline telephone connections in Germany from 2000 to 2019

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Release date

December 2019



Survey time period

2000 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Estimate.
The source makes the following comment: "The stock of VoIP over DSL of the alternative subscriber network operators has been revised upwards as of 2016 due to new findings and no adjustment was made before 2016. A positive development of the total number of telephone lines and telephone accesses is - after years of decline - expected before 2016".

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