Huawei awarded 4G equipment contract, paving the way to become Telefónica’s biggest partner in the Brazilian market. Ericsson set to mount a response.
Telefónica Group agreed a multi‑year programme with US‑based Comtech Telecommunications to help it manage the backhaul requirements of its 2G, 3G, and 4G mobile networks in Argentina and Brazil.
New franchise model aims to extend FTTP footprint by one million homes by end‑2021. Three franchisees already signed up.
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.
Several digital and data role changes at Vivo follow recent reputational woes at the Brazilian operating business. Telefónica Mexico brings in new senior management following recent CEO switch. Latest people movements include: Tomás Bermani, André Dias, Claudio Ikeda, Luiz Gustavo Paguetti Roque, João Paulo de Oliveira Prado, Cristiano Yazbek ...
Ongoing work with NEC’s Netcracker will see Telefónica|Vivo upgrade its systems for selling to, and supporting, enterprise customers.
Telefónica|Vivo appears to be circling Brazil’s distressed fourth‑placed operator Oi more closely as speculation on the sale of its assets bubbles up again.
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 ...
The contract will support the expansion of Benjamin A Padaria’s business operations.
Investigation into data use may give insight into parameters of privacy law in Brazil. However, suggestions of potential impropriety at the operating business cast a shadow over Vivo attempts to position itself as a data privacy champion.
Vivo held accountable for practices by subcontractors linked to 2014 cell site construction. Minor fine attached to ruling, but reputational cost may be greater. Operator says it will appeal against the judgement.
Telefónica on track for year, with management confident long-running strategy is beginning to pay off. Revenue and profit growing organically, but change in accounting standards may be flattering numbers. Operating costs floating up on digital transformation projects and to fuel the value-add commercial strategy. Latin America enterprise business growing ...
Telefónica provided insights into its AURA strategy, including more market launches. Microsoft’s position as a partner remains a core element of the project. Commitment reiterated to overcoming the challenge of combining local services with a central unified vision.