Organic growth in key metrics puts Group broadly on track to hit guidance for the year, although Mexico a drag. Management maintaining focus beyond near‑term for 5G and digital transformation. Services beyond connectivity slowly feeding MNC growth.
After the abrupt end of its Securitas partnership, Telefónica is again attempting to integrate security services into its connected home strategy. Despite allusions to “smart” solutions, Prosegur currently remains principally a traditional burglar alarm business. Shareholder and partner.
Latest people movements include: Hans Jordan, Mattias Karlsson, David Blázquez, Daniele Sidoti, Jon Angus, Kirsty King, Markus Lloyd, Catherine Marks, Duncan Morris, Hiran Ravat, Helen Roberts, Victor Aloi, Gary Stewart.
Round-up of recent activity among Telefónica‑backed startup and venturing ecosystems
European operating businesses are continuing to ratchet-up participation in connected vehicle projects as part of efforts to develop 5G industrial use cases. A testing centre in Spain appears to fit with smart city ambitions, while, in the UK, connectivity for ambulances as part of research into using 5G as ...
Telefónica España and Atresmedia, a Spanish media group, agreed a deal to create a 50:50 joint venture (JV) to produce and distribute Spanish-language original series and films for Telefónica’s Movistar+ pay‑TV platform and Atresmedia channels.
Telefónica Empresas, the operator’s business‑to-business arm, and satellite communications provider Hisdesat agreed a 14‑month contract with Spain’s Ministry of Defence to provide connectivity, entertainment, and online training services for the country’s overseas military personnel.
Telefónica España highlighted work with Spain’s Directorate General for Traffic (DGT) and car manufacturer SEAT on an Internet of Things road safety project, in collaboration with drone specialist Aeorum and automotive components specialist Ficosa.
Wins for existing cross-OpCo suppliers Kaltura, Nagra, and TiVo. Continued emphasis on cloud, security, and deeper user understanding. Lightweight, low-capex focus: Kaltura says it is now possible to roll out Vodafone TV in a new country within seven months.
Latest people movements include: Petr Matejicek, Daniel Böttcher, Michael Brands, Frank Hellemink, Christian Hindennach, Raquel Martínez Herranz, Michael Rabes, Roberto Cipolla, Sibaji Biswasb, Marius Corcoman, Tiberius Popa, Paulo Neves, Douglas Grierson, Andrew Stevens, Dave Ward.
Accelerated transformation unveiled to ease investor worries prompted by Latin American turbulence and uncertainty on prospect of profit from digital transformation. Mast monetisation expected to provide €360m profit boost, with action to be taken within coming year. While Telxius expansion a clear path to raising funds, other options are ...
CNMC dismisses Vodafone Spain complaint over Telefónica free football offer.
Telefónica España’s contract partner Liteyca’s fixed-network and maintenance operations have been taken over by Ezentis.