Tag Archives: Telefonica

Telefónica’s Digital Expertise Fuels UNWTO’s Sustainable Tourism Goals

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica and the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) have renewed their collaboration framework until 2026 to promote digital, sustainable, and inclusive tourism development. Their partnership will focus on three strategic areas: driving global and regional innovation and … Read the full press release

Telefónica Launches Voluntary Public Acquisition Offer for Telefónica Deutschland Shares

(IN BRIEF) Telefónica, through its subsidiary Telefónica Local Services GmbH, is making a voluntary public acquisition offer to acquire up to 28.19% of Telefónica Deutschland shares not currently held by Telefónica. The offer price of EUR 2.35 per share represents … Read the full press release

Leading European telecom operators pilot holographic calls

Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefónica and Vodafone together with the deep tech company MATSUKO develop easy-to-use platform for immersive 3D experiences merging virtuality with reality. Advances in connectivity, thanks to 5G and edge computing technology offered by telecom operators, make it … Read the full press release

Eduardo Navarro appointed Telefonica´s Global Director for Comms, Brand, Public Affairs & Sustainability

MADRID, 13-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors of Telefónica, at its ordinary meeting held today, has approved the following organizational changes that will take effect on January 1. Eduardo Navarro, current Chairman and CEO of Telefónica Brasil, has been appointed … Read the full press release

Telefónica among the 20 European corporations recognised for using digital technologies to change the way they operate

MADRID, 23-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica has been recognised by the Financial Times, Google and leading European policy makers as one of 100 digital pioneers in Europe.  The company has been included in a special report from the Financial Times, Europe’s Road … Read the full press release

Telefónica launches convergent security services browsing securely through the Movistar network and on devices

First operator in the world to offer a convergent security service of these characteristics With Conexión Segura service both navigation and devices are protected. Movistar Junior is launched, an application for smartphones and tablets with which children will be able … Read the full press release

Telefónica is one of the first companies in the world to establish ethical Artificial Intelligence (AI) guidelines

These principles place people at the centre and guarantee respect for human rights in any environment and process in which AI is used. They place special emphasis on equality, transparency, clarity, privacy, and security in all the markets in which … Read the full press release

The launch of fixed broadband and fixed telephony services by Digi Communication N.V.’s subsidiary in Spain

BUCHAREST, Romania, 19-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — We would like to inform the market and our investors that today, 19 September 2018, the Company’s subsidiary, Digi Spain Telecom S.L.U. (“Digi Spain”) launched commercially its fixed broadband and fixed telephony services in … Read the full press release

Telefónica partners with Microsoft Azure IoT over product integration features, joint go to market and innovation

The collaboration will facilitate device integration enhancing connectivity data exploitation, analytics and integrated diagnosis capabilities. MADRID, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —  Telefónica, a leading provider of a wide range of IoT solutions and services, announced today an agreement with Microsoft Azure IoT that … Read the full press release

Telefónica and China Unicom will have access to each other networks and deploy their IoT services

The partnership allows their enterprise customers to enjoy the best IoT solutions and accelerate their deployment globally. MADRID, 08-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica and China Unicom have signed an agreement in the field of Internet of Things (IoT). Under the partnership the two companies will have … Read the full press release

Telefónica Business Solutions to include Microsoft Azure services in its cloud services portfolio

Telefónica’s corporate customers will have access to the best combination of cloud and data connectivity services MADRID, 08-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica Business Solutions, a leading provider of a wide range of integrated communications solutions and digital services for the B2B … Read the full press release

Telefónica and Huawei complete joint 5G-V2X PoC test in their 5G Joint Innovation Lab at Madrid

MADRID, 08-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica and Huawei have achieved a new milestone with the world’s first Proof-of-Concept (PoC) testbed for 5G based vehicle communication networks (known as 5G-V2X) in their 5G Joint Innovation Lab at Madrid. This is another solid step to promote … Read the full press release

Telefonica: Data Transparency Lab (DTL) announces the projects that will receive €50,000 in grants

Grantees will present their projects during the 4th edition of Data Transparency Lab which will take place at Telefónica Barcelona in November BARCELONA, 30-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Data Transparency Lab (DTL) announces the projects that have been awarded with €50,000 each to … Read the full press release

Telefónica to sell 40% of Telxius Telecom to investment firm KKR Group for 12.75 euros a share

The deal implies an enterprise value of 3,678 million euros and an equity value of 3,188 million euros for Telxius and confirms the valuation established for Telxius at the time of the preparations for its initial public offering. Telefónica will … Read the full press release

Nokia Centralized RAN: Telefónica and Nokia equipped Mestalla Stadium with innovative technical solution

It allows improving data transmission up to 50% during football matches. Leveraging base stations co-operation in the LTE networks.  MADRID, 03-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica and Nokia have reached an agreement and equipped Mestalla Stadium with an innovative technical solution, Nokia … Read the full press release

Telefónica, Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) to deploy 11,000 km submarine cable system linking Brazil to United States

Telefónica’s 11,000 km BRUSA system will increase connectivity and the availability of ultra high-speed broadband services using Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks’ latest generation wet plant technology. PARIS, 22-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica, one of the world’s largest telecommunications operators, and Alcatel-Lucent Submarine … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Telefónica demonstrate live, over-the-air delivery of LTE-U in Telefónica’s network using Ericsson RBS 6402 pico cell solution

Over-the-air demonstration in Telefónica’s network uses Ericsson indoor small cell, RBS 6402 pico cell Ericsson announces enhancements to commercial LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) offering LTE-U enables operators to utilize unlicensed 5 GHz spectrum in combination with licensed LTE spectrum STOCKHOLM, 31-Mar-2016 — … Read the full press release

Jobandtalent’s next generation job marketplace now available to Telefónica’s customers globally

MADRID, 05-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica and Jobandtalent today announced a partnership to offer Jobandtalent’s next generation job marketplace to Telefónica’s customers globally. As part of the agreement, Telefónica customers using the app will have access to exclusive features yet to … Read the full press release

Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, Telefónica upgrade PENCAN-7 and PENCAN-8 undersea cable systems

Upgrade will increase speeds and boost ability of the 1,400 km cable systems as they meet growing demand for ultra-broadband services and connectivity PARIS, 25-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, the cables subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: … Read the full press release

Vivendi completes sale of its Brazilian telecommunications company GVT to Telefonica

PARIS, 1-6-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Vivendi announced today that it has completed the sale of 100% of its Brazilian telecommunications company GVT for an enterprise value of €7.5 billion[1], following the agreement signed with Telefonica on September 18, 2014. In … Read the full press release

Telefónica, Orange, Engineering and Atos create FIWARE Open Source Community to support standards for Smart Cities

The companies commit to deliver commercial offerings and provide their support to the establishment of an open source community around FIWARE. Simple, Open, Free and standardized: enabling the new future for Smart Cities services. Barcelona, 5-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Telefónica, Orange, Engineering … Read the full press release

Alcatel-Lucent and Telefónica to deploy 100 Gbps optical network throughout the north-west, eastern and southern regions of Spain

Ultra-broadband 100G technology will address ever-growing demand for network capacity in Spain fueled by increased use of video and cloud services. Paris, France, 3-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and Telefónica has today agreed to deploy a 100 … Read the full press release

Telefónica, CaixaBank and Banco Santander joint e-commerce venture cleared under EU Merger Regulation

16-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the creation of a joint venture between the Spanish telecommunications operator Telefónica and two Spanish banks, CaixaBank, controlled by La Caixa–Caja de Ahorros, and Banco Santander. The … Read the full press release

CEO coalition, EC to collaborate on improving internet for kids

Brussels, 6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  CEOs and senior board members from the world’s digital, media and tech companies (IP/11/1485) have met in Brussels to report directly to Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes on how they are making the internet a better, … Read the full press release