Federal Association for Information Technology,
Telecommunications and New Media

  • Representing more than 2,200 companies in the digital sector 
  • 1,400 members generate revenues of 140 billion Euros

BITKOM represents more than 2,200 companies in the digital sector, including 1,400 direct members. With more than 700,000 employees, our members generate a domestic turnover of 140 billion Euros a year, exporting high-tech goods and services worth another 50 billion Euros.

Comprising 1,000 small and medium-sized businesses as well as more than 250 start-ups and nearly all global players, BITKOM’ members offer a wide range of software technologies, IT-services, and telecommunications or internet services. They produce hardware and consumer electronics or operate in the sectors of digital media and the network industry. 76 percent of the companies’ headquarters are located in Germany with an additional amount of 10 percent in other countries of the EU and 9 percent in the USA as well as 5 percent in other regions.

BITKOM supports an innovative economic policy by focussing the modernization of the education sector and a future-oriented network policy.

For details about the advantages and conditions of a membership, please click here.