Germany's pioneer in network expansion

Around 2,500 companies in Cologne are part of the digital economy. If you go by the degree of digitalisation of the companies, the city takes a top position nationwide. Companies from all sectors benefit from Cologne’s near-universal broadband provision and its extensive fibre optic network.

  • Best IT and communications infrastructure of all German cities
  • More than 80 percent fibre-optic expansion: highest rate in Germany
  • More than 28,000 km of fibre optic cables: one of the best-developed internet infrastructures in Europe
  • 25,000 employees work within the ICT sector

  • ICT market generates an annual turnover of approximately 6 billion Euros

  • "The Ship": Germany's most digital office building
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AI in Cologne

Artificial intelligence can support and relieve human users. On our overview page you can find out how companies in Cologne can benefit from this and how KölnBusiness can support them.

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Cologne's ICT industry

Leading international providers in software and hardware development and a dynamic startup scene make Cologne one of Germany's most vital locations for Information and Communications Technology (ICT). 

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