Freenet Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2007

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 3,690


  • Stock Symbol
  • FNTN

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 12

  • Share Price
  • $29.08
  • (As of Tuesday Closing)

Freenet General Information


freenet AG is a German mobile communication and mobile Internet company. It operates as an independent service provider without its own network. The company distributes mobile communications tariffs and options throughout Germany, using a subscription agreement and multi-brand strategy. The company has three operating segments: Mobile communications, TV and media and Other/holding. The Mobile communications segment generates almost all of the firm's revenue. This segment offers a product portfolio of voice and data services for mobile communication operators. It also buys mobile communications services from the network operators and sells them to its end customers.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Other Communications and Networking
Other Industries
Telecommunications Service Providers
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • Hollerstraße 126
  • 24782 Budelsdorf
  • Germany

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Freenet Stock Performance

(As of Tuesday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$29.08 $29.05 $22.67 - $29.14 $3.46B 119M 303K $1.41

Freenet Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Dec-2023 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 3,546,664 3,546,664 3,369,544 4,328,908
Revenue 2,842,937 2,842,937 2,688,122 3,022,334
EBITDA 271,096,774 271,096,774 366,230,234 474,089
Net Income 167,289 167,289 83,376 234,293
Total Assets 3,774,830 3,774,830 3,891,409 4,475,018
Total Debt 860,112 860,112 995,185 1,279,739
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Freenet Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Freenet Comparisons

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Freenet Competitors (5)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Verizon Communications Corporation New York, NY 000000 00000 000000000 00000
NetCologne Corporation Cologne, Germany 000
Vodafone Group Corporation Newbury, United Kingdom 00000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
Klarmobil Corporation Budelsdorf, Germany
Deutsche Telekom Corporation Bonn, Germany 000000 000.00 000000000 000.00
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Freenet Executive Team (17)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Ingo Arnold Chief Financial Officer & Vice Chairman
Stephan Esch Chief Technical Officer
Rickmann Platen Chief Commercial Officer
Antonius Fromme Chief Customer Experience Officer
Tim-Frederik Oehr Head of Investor Relations & ESG
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Freenet Board Members (21)

Name Representing Role Since
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Freenet Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Freenet Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Freenet Investments & Acquisitions (12)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Datagroup (Kyiv) 01-Jan-2021 0000000000 0000 Telecommunications Service Providers
The Cloud Networks Germany 06-Dec-2018 0000000000 000.00 Internet Service Providers
Sunrise Communications 17-Mar-2016 0000 00000 Internet Service Providers 0000000 0
Exaring 03-Mar-2016 000000000 000 Entertainment Software
ReStore (IT Consulting and Outsourcing) 05-May-2014 Merger/Acquisition IT Consulting and Outsourcing
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Freenet Subsidiaries (8)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Freenet.De IT Consulting and Outsourcing Hamburg, Germany 2008
freenetPhone Other Commercial Services Hamburg, Germany 0000
freenet Customer Care Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Kiel, Germany 0000
The Cloud Networks Germany Internet Service Providers Munich, Germany 0000
Gravis Electronics (B2C) Berlin, Germany 0000
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Freenet ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated March, 19, 2024

24.86 | Med Risk

Risk Scale

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Freenet Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Datagroup (Kyiv) 01-Jan-2021 000000000000000000 0000 Completed
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Sunrise Communications 17-Mar-2016 0000 00000 Completed
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Strato 25-Jan-2005 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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4Players 03-Jul-2000 Secondary Transaction - Private Completed
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Freenet FAQs

  • When was Freenet founded?

    Freenet was founded in 2007.

  • Who is the CEO of Freenet?

    Christoph Vilanek is the CEO of Freenet.

  • Where is Freenet headquartered?

    Freenet is headquartered in Budelsdorf, Germany.

  • What is the size of Freenet?

    Freenet has 3,690 total employees.

  • What industry is Freenet in?

    Freenet’s primary industry is Other Communications and Networking.

  • Is Freenet a private or public company?

    Freenet is a Public company.

  • What is Freenet’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Freenet is FNTN.

  • What is the current stock price of Freenet?

    As of 23-Apr-2024 the stock price of Freenet is $29.08.

  • What is the current market cap of Freenet?

    The current market capitalization of Freenet is $3.46B.

  • What is Freenet’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Freenet is $2.84B.

  • Who are Freenet’s competitors?

    Verizon Communications, NetCologne, Vodafone Group, Klarmobil, and Deutsche Telekom are competitors of Freenet.

  • What is Freenet’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Freenet’s EPS for 12 months was $1.41.

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