Telefónica attempts to muscle in on Orange‑Vodafone sharing deal prompts a revision of plans to protect synergies while minimising risk of regulatory interference.
Sustainability strategy flagged at UN’s COP25, including energy consumption requirements.
5TONIC, the research and development laboratory co‑germinated by Telefónica Group and IMDEA Networks Institute, presented a 5G‑enabled emergency services solution that aims to reduce incident response times to increase the chances of survival.
Telefónica España’s planned acquisition of a 50% stake in Prosegur, the Spanish security alarm business, has slowed ahead of regulatory approval from the European Commission (EC).
Vodafone must reportedly pay upwards of €18m to Carlos Sagasta, former Chief Financial Officer at ONO. VfS acquired ONO in 2014 and has fought legal cases against its board since.
VfS flagged the start of a 5G pilot project in Andalucía alongside network partner Huawei Technologies.
New integrated facility set to link in with Group restructuring, and support ongoing enterprise business drives.
Telefónica talks-up connected home capabilities with new apps from partners, but with limited reach. ‘Home‑as‑a‑computer’ a technological focus for the Group, although commercial demand unproven, and early gloomy indications of Movistar Home performance. Latest announcement bolsters Microsoft position as key AI partner for Telefónica.
Telefónica España receives 92.2% of Spanish government grants for extension of broadband across the country, taking 65 of the 125 projects available. Adamo, Euskaltel, MásMóvil, and Orange receive funding for the remainder. Telefónica handed €6m fine for a breach of the General Law of Telecommunications related to its service ...