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July, 2024

Transparency disclosures on lobbying expenditures

As there is currently no comprehensive definition of lobbying expenses, we are guided by the applicable transparency requirements and publish the lobb...

As there is currently no comprehensive definition of lobbying expenses, we are guided by the applicable transparency requirements and publish the lobbying expenses
in Germany at federal level (in accordance with the “Act Introducing a Lobbying Register for the Representation of Special Interests vis-à vis the German Bundestag and the Federal Government [Lobbying Register Act – Lobbyregistergesetz”] -> https://www.bundestag.de/resource/blob/870452/41e5c2f593b16c960d86c0041a377862/Gesetz-EN-neu-data.pdf) and in the federal states of Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria (according to the Transparency Register Act [TReg]in Baden-Württemberg -> https://www.landtag-bw.de/files/live/sites/LTBW/files/dokumente/WP16/Drucksachen/9000/16_9883_D.pdf and the Bavarian Lobby Register Act [BayLobbyRG] -> https://www.gesetze-bayern.de/Content/Document/BayLobbyRG/true), in Brussels (in accordance with the "Agreement between the European Parliament and the European Commission on the transparency register for organizations and self-employed individuals engaged in EU policy-making and policy implementation" -> https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/de/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2014.277.01.0011.01.ENG ) and in Washington for T-Mobile USA (in accordance with the "Lobbying Disclosure Act [LDA]" -> https://lobbyingdisclosure.house.gov/ldaguidance.pdf ).

We are guided by the principle of respecting the independence and integrity of our political interlocutors. For this reason, we welcomed the creation of the lobbying and transparency registers at European level and in Germany from the outset and accordingly registered as one of the first companies (EU) or on time (on February 28th, 2022 in Germany).

Lobbying expenditures 2023 in accordance with applicable transparency rules

Area covered by reporting requirements Lobbying expenditure (2023) Relevant transparency rule detailing legal requirements and respective definition of lobbying expenditures.
Deutsche Telekom AG / German Bundestag and Federal Government 2,270,000 EUR *) [1] Act Introducing a Lobbying Register for the Representation of Special Interests vis-à vis the German Bundestag and the Federal Government (Lobbying Register Act – Lobbyregistergesetz) [6]
Deutsche Telekom AG / State Parliament and State Government of Baden-Württemberg 65,000 EUR *) [2] Transparency Register Act (Transparenzregistergesetz – TRegG) [7]
Deutsche Telekom AG / Bavarian Parliament and Bavarian State Government 110,000 EUR *) [3] Bavarian Lobby Register Act (BayLobbyRG) [8]
Deutsche Telekom AG / European Parliament and European Commission 1,999,999 EUR *) [4] Interinstitutional Agreement of 20 May 2021 between the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission on a mandatory transparency register [9]
T-Mobile USA / Federal Government of the US 9,557,000 USD *) [5] Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) [10]

 [1] https://www.lobbyregister.bundestag.de/suche/R002346/41395?backUrl=%2Fsuche%3Fq%3DDeutsche%2BTelekom%26pageSize%3D10%26filter%255Bactivelobbyist%255D%255Btrue%255D%3Dtrue%26sort%3DRELEVANCE_DESC 

[2] https://www.landtag-bw.de/home/der-landtag/transparenzregister/eintrage/d/deutsche-telekom-ag.html
[3] https://www.bayern.landtag.de/typo3temp/assets/lobbyregister/DEBYLT027F.pdf
[4] https://transparency-register.europa.eu/searchregister-or-update/organisation-detail_en?id=60052162589-72 
[5] https://lda.senate.gov/filings/public/filing/search/?registrant=T-Mobile&registrant_country=&registrant_ppb_country=&client=&client_state=&client_country=&client_ppb_country=&lobbyist=&lobbyist_covered_position=&lobbyist_conviction_disclosure=&lobbyist_conviction_date_range_from=&lobbyist_conviction_date_range_to=&report_period=&report_year=2023&report_dt_posted_from=&report_dt_posted_to=&report_amount_reported_min=&report_amount_reported_max=&report_filing_uuid=&report_house_doc_id=&report_issue_area_description=&affiliated_organization=&affiliated_organization_country=&foreign_entity=&foreign_entity_country=&foreign_entity_ppb_country=&foreign_entity_ownership_percentage_min=&foreign_entity_ownership_percentage_max=&search=search#js_searchFormTitle  
[6] https://www.bundestag.de/resource/blob/870452/41e5c2f593b16c960d86c0041a377862/Gesetz-EN-neu-data.pdf
[7] https://www.landtag-bw.de/files/live/sites/LTBW/files/dokumente/WP16/Drucksachen/9000/16_9883_D.pdf
[8] https://www.gesetze-bayern.de/Content/Document/BayLobbyRG/true
[9] https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A32021Q0611%2801%29
[10] https://lobbyingdisclosure.house.gov/ldaguidance.pdf
*) The various disclosures are not directly comparable with each other, as they refer to the legal requirements applicable in each case. If lobbying expenses are to be specified in a range according to the specifications of the respective register, the upper value of the range is given.


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July, 2024

Measurable success: Reduced CO2 generation at data centers

We keep our goal of reducing our carbon footprint in mind when planning and operating our data centers. To achieve this goal, we take a two-step appro...

We keep our goal of reducing our carbon footprint in mind when planning and operating our data centers. To achieve this goal, we take a two-step approach. It starts with optimizing energy consumption at each data center site and then continues with improving processes throughout the global data center landscape.

 

Data Center Energy Usage     2020     2021     2022     2023
Total energy used in data centers (MWh)     748,105     758,384     709,619     685,351
Percentage of renewable energy (of total energy)     62.5     98.3     99.3     99.7

 

Our aim is to increase the share of renewable energy on a yearly basis. Therefore our reported target is to increase our share in comparison to the previous year.


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July, 2024

References to Information published by Deutsche Telekom Major Group Companies and Respective Overview

Deutsche Telekom comprises a number of major subsidiaries operating in different countries respectively regions. Several of them are listed stock corp...

Deutsche Telekom comprises a number of major subsidiaries operating in different countries respectively regions. Several of them are listed stock corporations in their own right and publish as such comprehensive information on their respective sub-group, including inter alia their subsidiaries, activities, employees, revenues, profits/losses and taxes. In order to access such information, please find the following references to the sub-group reportings for 2023, 2022 and 2021 years:

1)    T-Mobile US

a)    T-Mobile US – Annual Report 2021
Comprehensive reporting of subsidiaries, activities, employees, revenues, profits/losses and taxes of publicly-listed US-subsidiary, see pages  33, 36, 72, 45-47, 53, 71, 103-105 etc.

b)    T-Mobile US - Annual Report 2022
Comprehensive reporting of subsidiaries, activities, employees, revenues, profits/ losses and taxes of publicly-listed US-subsidiary, see pages 32, 34, 42-44, 49, 68-69, 101-103

c)    T-Mobile US- Annual Report 2023
Comprehensive reporting of subsidiaries, activities, employees, revenues, profits/ losses and taxes of publicly-listed US-subsidiary, see pages 34, 37, 43-45, 51, 69, 93-95

2)    OTE

a)    OTE - Annual Report 2021
Comprehensive reporting of subsidiaries, activities, employees, revenues, profits/losses and taxes of publicly-listed Greece-subsidiary, see pages 108-109, 113-116, 125 etc.

b)    OTE - Annual Report 2022
Comprehensive reporting of subsidiaries, activities, employees, revenues, profits/losses and taxes of publicly-listed Greece-subsidiary, see pages 109-1110, 114-117, 125 etc.

c)    OTE – Annual Report 2023 to be published soon, check OTE Annual Report Website

3)    MAGYAR

a)    MAGYAR Telekom - consolidated annual report 2021
Comprehensive reporting of subsidiaries, activities, employees, revenues, profits/losses and taxes of publicly-listed Hungary-subsidiary, see pages 6-10, 14, 52-56, 69, 82 etc.

b)    MAGYAR Telekom - consolidated annual report 2022
Comprehensive reporting of subsidiaries, activities, employees, revenues, profits/losses and taxes of publicly-listed Hungary-subsidiary, see pages 7-11, 15, 20, 60-63, 205-207 etc.

c)    MAGYAR Telekom - consolidated annual report 2023
Comprehensive reporting of subsidiaries, activities, employees, revenues, profits/losses and taxes of publicly-listed Hungary-subsidiary, see pages 9-13, 17, 62-65, 210-213 etc.

4)    Hrvatski Telekom

a)    Hrvatski Telekom_Croatia_Annual Report 2021
Comprehensive reporting of subsidiaries, activities, employees, revenues, profits/losses and taxes of publicly-listed Croatia-subsidiary, see pages 46-47, 54-60, 76-77, 92-97,112-113, 122-123 etc.

b)    Hrvatski Telekom_Croatia_Annual Report 2022
Comprehensive reporting of subsidiaries, activities, employees, revenues, profits/losses and taxes of publicly-listed Croatia-subsidiary, see pages 42-43, 47-52, 64-67, 78-83, 100, 110-111 etc.

c)    Hrvatski Telekom Croatia Annual Report 2023
Comprehensive reporting of subsidiaries, activities, employees, revenues, profits/losses and taxes of publicly-listed Croatia-subsidiary, see pages 42-43, 48-55, 74-80, 94, 99-100, 104 etc.

Furthermore, there are also several other unlisted subsidiaries of Deutsche Telekom that publish comprehensive relevant information. In order to access such information, please find the following references to their reportings for 2021, 2022 & 2023:

1)    T-Mobile Czech

a)    T-Mobile Czech_Annual Report 2021
Comprehensive reporting of subsidiaries, activities, employees, revenues, profits/losses and taxes of Czech Republic Holding-subsidiary, see pages 14-15, 18-19, 78, 90-91, 108, 134 etc.

b)    T-Mobile Czech Annual Report 2022
Comprehensive reporting of subsidiaries, activities, employees, revenues, profits/losses and taxes of Czech Republic Holding-subsidiary, see pages 10, 13, 62-63, 74, 92-93, 108, 120

c)    T-Mobile Czech annual report for 2023 to be published soon; check T-Mobile Czech-website T-Mobile CZ Website

2)    Slovak Telekom

a)    Slovak Telekom Annual Report 2021
Comprehensive reporting of subsidiaries, activities, employees, revenues, profits/losses and taxes of Slovak Telekom Group, see pages 14-17, 18, 32-24, 36, 61-62 etc.

b)    Slovak Telekom Annual Report 2022
Comprehensive reporting of subsidiaries, activities, employees, revenues, profits/losses and taxes of Slovak Telekom Group, see pages 14-18, 36-38, 55, 67-68 etc.

c)    Slovak Telekom annual report for 2023 to be published soon; check Slovak Telekom website Slovak Telekom

Additional information on each tax jurisdiction in which Deutsche Telekom operates, including names of all resident entities, primary activities, number of employees, revenue, profit (loss) before tax, income tax accrued (current year) and income tax paid are published as well at: Deutsche Telekom  Country-by-Country Reporting CbC 2022 and Country-by-Country Reporting CbC 2023

 


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October, 2023

MagentaZuhause App - The Smart Home app for the entire home.

The MagentaHome business unit has developed the open, cross-manufacturer Smart Home platform and the MagentaZuhause App. This gives customers the oppo...

The MagentaHome business unit has developed the open, cross-manufacturer Smart Home platform and the MagentaZuhause App. This gives customers the opportunity to combine devices from different companies easily and individually and to control them via app.

With the free MagentaZuhause App, customers can easily control smart devices from different manufacturers and intelligently network them with routines. In combination with LEDs, smart plugs, cameras and radiator thermostats, the home can easily become a smart home. The app helps to make everyday life more comfortable, increase security and save energy. For example, smart lighting that switches on automatically when someone comes home, or smart heating that adapts to the habits of the residents and saves energy. With the MagentaZuhause App, our customers stay connected to their home. Even when they are on the move.

Checking the home network, activating and sharing the guest Wi-Fi and optimising the Wi-Fi are just some of the many home network management options with the MagentaZuhause App.

In addition, our customers can monitor their energy needs, minimize unnecessary consumption, thereby reducing costs and contributing to a greener future.

Wi-Fi or IP devices can be connected directly to the app and no longer require a Smart Home gateway. This makes it easier to get started in the connected home. In addition, the app can also be used to control MagentaTV content - even by voice.

Customers can choose from several hundred different smart home devices. These include products from partners such as Philips Hue, WiZ, LEDVANCE, Gardena, Sonos, IKEA and D-Link. With a smart home-capable Telekom router, customers also have the option of using it as a smart home gateway in order to use wireless technologies beyond WLAN.

At the iF Design Award 2023, the MagentaZuhauseAapp was awarded in the category "User Experience - Product UX".

The MagentaZuhause App offers a high level of protection - as attested by the independent institute for IT security, AV-TEST GmbH. The security test 01/2023 repeatedly concludes that the app prevents manipulation by external parties and that communication is secure.


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June, 2023

DT AG Health, Safety and Environment Management System and for Quality Management System

As a large corporation, Telekom assumes responsibility for environmental protection. Uniform environmental standards ensure that resource-saving behav...

As a large corporation, Telekom assumes responsibility for environmental protection. Uniform environmental standards ensure that resource-saving behavior is anchored in all processes and in the daily behavior of employees. To this end, the Group has implemented an HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) management system in all fully consolidated companies.
There are internationally recognized standards for environmental protection in companies, such as the ISO standards (standards of the International Organization for Standardization, ISO for short). These form the basis for environmental management at Telekom. This ensures that environmental policy is implemented uniformly throughout the Group.

Telekom in Germany has been working in accordance with the international standard ISO 14001 for environmental management systems since 1998. Compliance with the ISO standard enables, among other things, resources to be used more efficiently, energy to be saved and waste to be avoided. Employees help to further increase environmental friendliness with their own suggestions.

Telekom's commitment goes far beyond the issue of climate protection: Since 2010, a uniform Group-wide HSE management system has been in place. HSE stands for the three main topics of health, safety and environment. The international standards for occupational health and safety, environmental management and quality management serve as the basis for this.
Employees and experts from all Deutsche Telekom national companies regularly exchange information and jointly develop a comprehensive management system. Internal and external audits are conducted regularly to verify that the requirements of the HSE management system are consistently implemented in the company's day-to-day operations.

Here you can find the manual for our central Health, Safety and Environment Management System (HSE MS) of Deutsche Telekom Group. This means that it covers 100% of all Deutsche Telekom units.


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January, 2023

Migration to IP technology

The analogue transmission of phone-calls through PSTN-Technology is past tense. We have migrated all lines - in Germany as well as in European NatCos...

The analogue transmission of phone-calls through PSTN-Technology is past tense. We have migrated all lines - in Germany as well as in European NatCos - to IP-Technology and with that created the basis for fast internet-connections and more complex applications.


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November, 2022

Internet access on planes

Together with satellite company Inmarsat, Deutsche Telekom is offering the fastest inflight broadband service for European travelers. The European Avi...

Together with satellite company Inmarsat, Deutsche Telekom is offering the fastest inflight broadband service for European travelers.

The European Aviation Network (EAN) has been developed by Inmarsat and Deutsche Telekom in partnership with leading European companies such as Thales, Nokia, Airbus, and Cobham. It marks a paradigm shift in the airline passenger experience, with incomparable speeds, uninterrupted coverage and significantly lower latency than any other inflight Wi-Fi network in the continent.

The award-winning connectivity solution has been available to over 85 million passengers to date, travelling on more than 650.000 flights throughout Europe, covering key destinations such as London, Madrid, Barcelona, Geneva and Rome. EAN has now been activated in 275 aircraft and is currently available with British Airways, Iberia, Vueling and Aegean Airlines.


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October, 2022

The Internet of Things

Machines and products are constantly becoming smarter. The technologies that make these developments possible are bundled under the term Internet of T...

Machines and products are constantly becoming smarter. The technologies that make these developments possible are bundled under the term Internet of Things, or IoT.
IoT can help ideally coordinate the processes of various devices, vehicles, and entire industrial facilities. This increases industrial productivity and ensures efficient logistics, thus helping reduce energy consumption and conserve resources.
We also support the German federal government’s Industry 4.0 initiative through our involvement in IoT. The initiative’s objective is to maintain Germany’s competitive edge in the technology sector.


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October, 2022

Digital Solutions: Connected Car – preventing traffic jams with connected cars

T-Systems has been developing and operating Daimler’s Connected Car platform (Daimler vehicle backend) worldwide since 2013. The platform is the tec...

T-Systems has been developing and operating Daimler’s Connected Car platform (Daimler vehicle backend) worldwide since 2013. The platform is the technical basis for the Live Traffic service, which provides drivers with real-time traffic information, Live Traffic prevents about 30 percent of traffic jams per vehicle. This means the approximately 24 million vehicles equipped with Live Traffic consumed about 26 million liters less fuel. This translates into CO2 savings of around 65,000 metric tons.


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October, 2022

Digital Solutions: SHOW – Connecting automated vehicle fleets with the main axes of local public transport, making urban mobility more sustainable and environmentally friendly.

Project goal: SHOW aims to support the deployment of shared, connected     and electrified automation in urban transport, to advance sustainable u...

Project goal:

SHOW aims to support the deployment of shared, connected     and electrified automation in urban transport, to advance sustainable urban mobility.

- Demonstrations in 20 cities across Europe

- Integration of automated fleets in Public Transport

- Including 69 partners from 13 EU-countries

- International cooperation with organizations from the US, South Korea, Australia and China

Benefits:

- Reduction of 20% energy consumption and 10% emissions

 - Reduction of overall number of private vehicles through intelligent combination of smart Public Transport solutions

 - Improved traffic flow

- Establish new business models and improve virtual validation


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April, 2022

Employee Satisfaction

Every two years we conduct our employee survey in order to obtain feedback from our employees, discover weaknesses, and implement suitable actions to...

Every two years we conduct our employee survey in order to obtain feedback from our employees, discover weaknesses, and implement suitable actions to eliminate those weaknesses. The analysis on team level and of other criteria (e.g. function, executives vs. leader vs. employee, gender, age group) support the derivation of fitting concrete improvement actions on all levels. Around 80% of all employees participated in the last employee survey, the share of men and woman - where gender was specified - complies approximately with gender proportion in the group (participation rate man around 65%, women around 31% and diverse around 1%).

In addition to the employee survey, we also gauge employee satisfaction every six months through a pulse survey. This helps us obtain a current snapshot of the mood at the company and verify whether the introduced actions have been successful. This lets us make quick adjustments if necessary. The pulse survey in May 2021 saw a 77% response rate among the group.


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October, 2021

Achieving more together: international collaboration

How can international corporations put sustainability strategies into practice across borders? Deutsche Telekom employs CR managers for the relevant b...

How can international corporations put sustainability strategies into practice across borders? Deutsche Telekom employs CR managers for the relevant business segments and national companies to reach this goal. They use the CR Manager Network to regularly share best practices and discuss new challenges, thereby jointly promoting essential CR issues. The central Group Corporate Responsibility (GCR) department is responsible for managing the network. In the year 2021, the CR Manager Network encompassed more than 100 CR Manager from 34 subsidiaries based in 20 countries across the globe. 

The participants are regularly invited to virtual meetings and capacity building calls by Group Corporate Responsibility. In 2021, content and likely implications of the EU Green Deal were discussed as well as progress within the #GreenMagenta programs and the new strategic stream "Positive impact on society" defined by the EU segment. Furthermore, the network members could gain insights into issues like Impact measurement and the future of a greener mobility.


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April, 2021

Employee Satisfaction

Every two years we conduct our employee survey in order to obatin feedback from our employees, discover weaknesses, and implement suitable actions to...

Every two years we conduct our employee survey in order to obatin feedback from our employees, discover weaknesses, and implement suitable actions to eliminate those weaknesses. The analysis on team level and of other criteria (e.g. function, executives vs. leader vs. employee, gender, age group) support the derivation of fitting concrete improvement actions on all levels. Around 76% of all employees participated in the last employee survey, the share of men and woman - where gender was specified - complies approximately with gender proportion in the group (participation rate man around 67%, women around 32% and for the first time diverse around 1%).

In addition to the employee survey, we also gauge employee satisfaction every six months through a pulse survey. This helps us obtain a current snapshot of the mood at the company and verify whether the introduced actions have been successful. This lets us make quick adjustments if necessary. The pulse survey in November 2020 saw a 77% response rate among the group.

 


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January, 2021

Digital health care system: Deutsche Telekom as a project partner

We are helping shape the digital health care system with numerous pilot projects. • We are involved as a project partner in developing a solution fo...

We are helping shape the digital health care system with numerous pilot projects.
• We are involved as a project partner in developing a solution for antibiotic treatment consultation at the St. Georg Hospital in Leipzig. The primary goal is to enable fast, secure data exchange between doctors, patients, and health insurers. The State of Saxony sponsored the project with over 1.2 million euros at the beginning of 2017. It will initially run until mid-2019.
• The main objective of the “Psychological Trauma Telehealth Network for Saxony (Tele-NePS)” project is to sustainably improve the integrated treatment chain for post-traumatic stress disorders. The goal is to enable those affected to access the treatment network, make expertise universally available, and guarantee cross-institution documentation and coordination. The EU and the State of Saxony will be funding the project, which will run until 2020, with 1.4 million euros.
• Under the auspices of a 10-year partnership, we are helping Kliniken Essen-Mitte (KEM) to drive forward the digitalization of its hospitals. By January 1, 2019, we had replaced the existing hospital information system with our iMedOne solution at two of the clinic’s locations.


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March, 2020

Collaboration for the protection of minors

We want to create a safe and positive online experience for children and young people. We offer them attractive, exciting content on age-appropriate w...

We want to create a safe and positive online experience for children and young people. We offer them attractive, exciting content on age-appropriate websites.
Supporting standardized child protection offers
We became a member of the non-profit organization JusProg e.V. in 2016. Its software protects children and young people on the internet by blocking certain content.
This software has been officially recognized as a general child protection program in Germany in accordance with statutory requirements (JMStV). The software was most recently evaluated in March 2017.
We donated the rights to the program codes behind our child protection software (Windows) and our child protection app, Surfgarten, (iPhone/iPad) to JusProg e.V.
Commitment to FSM
We are a founding member and part of the executive board of FSM, the Association for the Voluntary Self-Monitoring for Multimedia Service Providers. The association published the “Index for Youth Media Protection” for the first time in 2017. The 2018 youth media protection report specifically addressed teachers and educational specialists.


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March, 2020

Digital health care system: Our solutions

In addition to customer projects, we are also developing our own solutions for digital health care. Our telehealth platform is being used by increasin...

In addition to customer projects, we are also developing our own solutions for digital health care.
Our telehealth platform is being used by increasing numbers of participants in Germany. The platform is based on the first Europe-wide open, trans-regional network, East Saxony CCS Telehealth (THOS). It allows patients, doctors, hospitals, nursing staff, pharmacies, and health insurers in a given region to exchange information over a specially encrypted data network. In April 2018, we presented the new “Teleneurologie Parkinson” application at the world’s largest health care IT trade fair ConhIT: In addition to the family doctor or neurologist, the new solution also allows patients suffering from Parkinson’s disease to consult with a teleneurologist.
Our Telekom Healthcare Cloud (THC) provides health professionals with a reliable and simple path toward the digital transformation of their work structures. One of our customers in this area is Gesundheit Nordhessen Holding (GNH). We support the group of hospitals by providing our cloud for its daily work.


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