Joaquin Cidoncha Puebla takes Tech & Cloud Operations Director spot. Movistar+ pay‑TV proposition casts new lead in the form of Francisco Menéndez.
Fighting AM dominance in Colombia; data abuses in Peru.
Tecnotree-supported modernisation programme enabling more time to be taken in disentangling “fantastic mess” of legacy point solutions. Business wanted digital platform refresh to match cadence of webscale service development. Project held up as case study by TM Forum, highlighting open integration.
Venture has target of reaching 13,000 rural communities in Peru by end of 2020. Telefónica now has sights set on deploying thousands of open RAN nodes in “core markets”.
Capital efficiency remains a focus as the Group weighs a myriad of options for the future of its Latin American division. Beyond the challenges of the pandemic, tough competition and a relatively low‑value customer base are proving a challenge to profitability in the region.
Vivo forms partnership with Nokia to implement previously agreed LTE network at Vale mine. Nokia said the plan is to migrate the network to 5G in future.
In Colombia, Movistar makes a mark in the mobile market and Telxius bags an infrastructure contract worth €60m. Telefónica’s Internet para Todos hits its coverage targets in Peru.
Telefónica joined Restarting Together COVID-19 recovery programme, absent from ETSI’s E4P scheme, and one of 53 large companies to take a Bank of England emergency loan. TIWS test LEO satellite; ElevenPaths gets AWS security certification. Announcements across Telefónica’s core markets include ongoing 5G/China drama in the UK; Brazilian network-sharing ...
LatAm region gets refreshes in Brazil and Mexico. Former VP Milagros Montenegro gets CFO spot at Peru.
Group rounding up new posse of open transport suppliers under the TIP flag. TIP spreading disaggregation wings to core network solutions.
Telefónica Peru was granted permission to share its radio access network with rival Entel Peru in order to meet increased demand during the COVID‑19 pandemic.
Group completed the transfer of a 50.22% shareholding in Telefónica Peru from Telefónica Latinoamérica Holding to Latin America Cellular Holdings.
SME suppliers in Spain thrown an early lifeline as Group takes steps to keep supply chain moving. O2 Germany reopening stores and account switching restrictions are eased in Spain. O2 UK focuses on supporting health services, but engineers at risk as 5G conspiracy suspicions lead to vandalism and assaults. ...
Vodafone rounding up new posse of open transport suppliers under the TIP flag.
Group‑wide commitments made to maintaining network capacity in light of changing demand. Cisco and Microsoft partnerships enabling additional enterprise customer support. Consumer benefits include temporary free content and information access, and leeway on data use. Cooperation with public administrations and local rivals seen across the Telefónica footprint.
FY19 results the first since a tightened focus on four major markets. Volatility in Hispam business seen as justification for focus on key regions.
Telxius is cooperating with Orange to supply backhaul connectivity for Dunant, a Google-backed submarine cable connecting Europe and the USA.