Hispanoamérica expected to be put on a par with Partners Program operators as Group prepares for sale and encourages local independence. Latin American billionaires float a majority stake acquisition of local assets, with Telefónica a minority shareholder, but individual OB sales still a prospect. Morgan Stanley working on Telefónica ...
Despite making a fuss to get auction terms changed, Telefónica ultimately abstained from the latest 4G spectrum sale. Speculation that the decision was influenced by Group distancing of most Latin American assets, and the potential of a sale of the Colombia business.
Movistar to bid against three other players for 4G spectrum after initial frustration at auction process. Revised bidding rules appease operators that had initially withdrawn, complaining of lack of transparency.
Telefónica Colombia is now a part of Colombian government’s C Emprende initiative.
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.
Revenue growth strong across the Group, but underlying weakness emerges in profitability. Digitalisation can now be considered the norm across the Group, and creating new growth opportunities. Convergence demand getting hot in most markets, but with UK said to be an exception. Capital expenditure remains significant as long‑term benefits ...
As Telefónica builds momentum on the use of bots within an automated network environment, IBM is providing technology and support to migrate customer management processes to bot-based systems. Telefónica Colombia centre of excellence on automation collaborating with KPMG on ongoing developments.