Latest connect Test
Internet by PŸUR rated “good” for all user groups
Berlin, 7 February 2020. The internet and TV offerings by PŸUR based on the high performance network of the Tele Columbus AG (ISIN: DE000TCAG172, WKN: TCAG17, “Tele Columbus”, “the Company” or “the Group”), provide the right choice for all groups of users. This was again confirmed by the latest broadband internet comparison by the widely-read consumer magazine connect. In the issue 3/2020 seven providers and their offers are compared in their right fit for different user profiles like average user, frequent user and heavy user. PŸUR scored a “good” across all three groups.
Average users regularly surf the internet according to connect, but typically produce only limited traffic and put a focus on price. The entry level tariff of PŸUR offers up to 20 Mbit/s and can be bundled with a broad selection of TV channels in HD. Frequent users as a second customer group are focused on network quality besides pricing. For them, connect and PŸUR recommend a bandwidth of 120 or 200 Mbit/s. Heavy users are particularly focused on a high-performance and fast network. Tele Columbus’ fibre-based network can provide download speeds of up to 400 Mbit/s to the large majority of connected homes and in selected areas even up to 1000 Mbit/s.
Moreover, it becomes clear in the comparison that with PŸUR, the triple-play bundle of Broadband, Telephony and TV is not priced above the dual-play bundle of other providers, consisting only of Broadband and Telephony without TV connection. For pure broadband connections, not evaluated in the connect-test, PŸUR offers significant cost advantages for all three user profiles.
Tele Columbus is happy about the good results. “We are continuously upgrading our infrastructure in order to meet highest performance expectations. At the same time we are also considering demands by customers who are looking for attractively priced tariffs with a reliable basic broadband access, states Stefan Riedel, Chief Consumer Officer of Tele Columbus AG. “The connect test confirms that through our fibre-based networks, investments into customer service quality as well as fair terms and conditions, we are putting customer experience at the centre of our actions.”
Tele Columbus AG is one of Germany’s leading fibre network operators which reaches more than 3 million homes. Via its brand PŸUR, the Company, offers high-speed internet including telephony and more than 250 TV channels. All of this via a digital entertainment platform that combines linear TV with video on demand entertainment. To its housing association partners the Tele Columbus Group offers tailored models of cooperation and state-of-the-art services such as telemetric and tenant portals. As a full-service partner for municipalities and regional utilities, the Company is actively supporting the fibre-based infrastructure and broadband internet expansion in Germany. For its business customers the Group offers carrier services and corporate solutions on its proprietary fibre network. Besides its headquarter in Berlin, the Company has locations in Hamburg, Leipzig, Ratingen and Unterföhring/Munich. Since January 2015, Tele Columbus AG is listed on the regulated market (Prime Standard) of the Frankfurt Stock exchange.
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