Operator comes out of trial phase with creation of new international platform.
Number of clients said to already be in pipeline, with UK-based drone control specialist one active user.
Speciality in security-oriented use-cases emphasised.
Juan Carlos Garcia becomes the face of Telefónica’s collaborative innovation endeavour by succeeding David del Val at 5TONIC and Telecom Infra Project.
Michael Falkensteiner takes on German brand leadership.
Another former O2 exec joins Deutsche Glasfaser management.
Quiet support for a boardroom coup at Prisa indicates Telefónica’s political muscles as business priorities coincide with larger social challenges.
Telefónica supporting government recovery goals, but lobbying for a more favourable investment environment as 5G auction looms.
Group emphasising its Europe role as Latin America retreat sees grumbling.
OB opting to strengthen alliances with other OTT players instead of building out own video content platform.
Movistar Play remains live in a host of other Latin American markets, but ambitious growth targets across LatAm far off realisation.
Oi finalises mobile asset sale to three‑strong consortium of Claro, TIM Brasil, and Vivo.
Oi CFO: regulatory approval expected within the year.
Trifecta of assets now divested by in‑administration Oi as it seeks route to recovery via fibre.
Consumer finance business green‑lighted for launch in Colombia, enabling Group to extend partnership with stakeholder BBVA.
Telco also heading trials of similar personal loan service in Mexico, with Banco Sabadell on the scene.
Both moves continue recent refresh of Telefónica’s financial services partnerships.