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.
Mavenir continues to build up its Telefónica relationship with a deal to protect signalling infrastructure in Argentina.
Telefónica Open Future is reportedly restructuring its Wayra startup accelerator in Latin America, and is set to shutter its facilities in Chile, Peru, Mexico, and Venezuela, and consolidate its operations in Argentina, Brazil, and Colombia.
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 ...
The latest attempt to breathe life into RCS will see Telefónica offer brands an opportunity to interact with customers more directly. Google’s backing for the technology is helping to bring traction to the Latin America region.
Ongoing work with NEC’s Netcracker will see Telefónica|Vivo upgrade its systems for selling to, and supporting, enterprise customers.
Another major enterprise win for Vivo Empresas’ in 2019. McDonald’s franchise holder will adopt SD‑WAN technology.
Private LTE network for leading mining group Minera Las Bambas, with path to 5G services.
Telefónica Mexico (Movistar) rival Telcel reportedly acquired 60MHz of spectrum in the 2.5GHz range from local pay‑TV and telecoms provider Ultravisión.
Ezentis maintained its drumbeat of deals, highlighting its ongoing infrastructure management relationship with Telefónica across Latin America.
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 ...
Telefónica España launched a BuyBack programme in Spain with the promise that it will pay subscribers for their old devices in exchange for buying a new one.
Telefónica’s cloud services alliance with Microsoft reaches the Peruvian market, with hybrid offerings for enterprise set to roll out.
Prospect of a Telefónica Mexico sale recedes as a new CEO is introduced with a brief to reenergise the stagnating operating business. Aya is a Telefónica Colombia veteran with experience in developing innovative commercial offerings in pursuit of a convergence customer base.
SIAE is establishing itself as a significant partner for network expansion in remote areas.
Telefónica Colombia is now a part of Colombian government’s C Emprende initiative.
Telefónica Chile has put its Santiago headquarters on the market.
Telefónica|Vivo aim to reduce the use of disposable cups throughout the business.
Telefónica|Vivo’s Aura is now available to use through WhatsApp.
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.