The headquarters of freenet AG are located in Büdelsdorf, Schleswig-Holstein, where employees work in IT and commercial professions.
Today, Büdelsdorf is also the freenet IT competence site. Central functions such as human resources, marketing and accounting for the freenet mobile communications brand are also located here, as are internal sales, hardware purchasing and sales, central indirect purchasing and the legal department.
Büdelsdorf is also home to part of freenet Logistik GmbH and klarmobil GmbH, the freenet no-frills low-price mobile communications brand. Training young talent is a high priority at this site.
A number of central functions such as human resources, controlling, accounting, legal affairs, investor relations and public relations are all based at the Hamburg site, where freenet AG offers a wide range of opportunities for training in the fields of media and information technologies as well as in IT-related and commercial professions.
The headquarters of freenet Shop GmbH are located in Oberkrämer near Berlin.
The Oberkrämer site consolidates all related store activities such as sales management, sales coaching and training, and retail marketing. It is where all freenet's retail sales activities are based.
Customer proximity, consulting expertise, quality and competence – especially at the point of sale – are the qualities that apply to the chain of stores operated by freenet throughout Germany. These stores represent the face of freenet in our daily exchange with customers.
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Berlin is home to two of our companies – GRAVIS and freenet Energy.
Founded in Berlin in 1986, GRAVIS Computervertriebsgesellschaft has become Germany's largest Apple retail chain for products such as iPhones, iPads, Mac computers etc., as well as being the largest Apple service partner in Europe.
freenet Energy GmbH
freenet Energy GmbH is a retail partner for the nationwide marketing of electricity and gas products.
The group's main data centre is located in Düsseldorf.
The data centre operates the technical infrastructure on which most of the company's internet services, portals and business applications are provided. These include portals such as freenet.de and freenet-digital.de, and applications such as freenet Mail, as well the central billing system and store applications. Highly skilled employees at the site work to operate, automate and expand the system landscape comprising servers, storage, operating systems, networks and, of course, the related infrastructure.
In addition to the Group subsidiaries, this site also serves the freenet business customers, who are provided with a wide range of services, from operating individual server systems to hosting entire backup data centres.
The Düsseldorf office offers the ideal environment for young professionals working in IT. This is why the successful training of IT specialists has been an essential part of the programmes offered by freenet for more than 20 years.
The Rhineland metropolis of Cologne is the headquarters of Media Broadcast GmbH, Germany's largest service provider in the broadcasting and media industry and part of the freenet AG since March 2016.
The company's headquarters in the KÖLNCUBUS property, which is located near the trade fair and exhibition grounds in the Deutz district, is home to the executive management and the sales and marketing, product management, technology, HR, finance and other departments providing shared services. The site also houses a Network Operation Center and offices of teams working in planning and operations.
In addition to its headquarters in Cologne, Media Broadcast operates sales offices in Hamburg, Berlin, Leipzig, Munich-Unterföhring, Stuttgart and Mainz, as well as many service locations spread throughout Germany.
Erfurt is a key service location for the freenet AG.
The site is home to Group Facility, which is the central unit responsible for organising, managing and implementing all facility tasks within the Group and sees itself as a service provider for the various specialist departments and as a partner of the local facility managers. Its area of responsibility extends to the offices in Kiel, Büdelsdorf, Hamburg, Berlin, Oberkrämer, Erfurt, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf and the engineering site in Elmshorn.
Group Facility covers tasks in fields such as electrical installations, air conditioning, safety engineering, technical service and documentation.
Erfurt is also home to various IT support units, with the Service Operation Center (SOC) playing a key role in monitoring the IT and security systems of the freenet AG by providing a 24/7 service 365 days a year.
The Stuttgart site is mainly responsible for handling the financial topics of freenet’s mobile communications activities, in particular accounting, treasury and receivables management.
Working with the entire group, accounting provides solutions for bookkeeping, billing and tax issues. Receivables management takes an integrated approach and actively manages risk, seeing itself as a business support unit for sales, customer management and accounting.
Two of our companies are based in Munich: EXARING AG and The Cloud Networks Germany GmbH.
EXARING AG develops the first fully integrated platform for IP entertainment services in Germany. Supported by over 11,000 kilometres of fibre-optic infrastructure, the platform reaches more than 23 million households at the speed of light. It can simultaneously transmit millions of ultra HD streams to households at the speed of light.
German households can easily access a wide range of cloud products and services via the EXARING platform. One of the first products to be offered on the platform will be next-generation TV, conveniently controlled via smartphone directly on the TV set. The EXARING IP platform enables customers to enjoy TV programmes in different rooms of the house and on different devices (TV, smartphone, tablet, computer) simultaneously.
The Cloud Networks Germany GmbH
The Cloud is a global company and Europe's leading public WiFi provider. In a dynamically growing market, they enable millions of people to access the Internet without any restrictions.