The Telefónica Group has operated mobile telephony services in Venezuela since 2005, when it acquired the operator Telcel BellSouth, which at that time had around 4.5 million customers. That same year, Telefónica began to operate with the Movistar brand in the country. Today, the company has a comprehensive range of services in Venezuela, with leading products in mobile internet, digital television and mobile and landline telephony.

Some of the main figures:

  • Telefónica managed a total of 11.8 million acceses in Venezuela.
  • At close of 2015, Telefónica's income in Venezuela and Central America was 1,379 million euros and the OIBDA stood at 342 million euros.
  • In 2015 alone, the investment in Venezuela and Central America totalled 317 million euros, reflecting the continuous improvement in the network and infrastructures in the region.

CEO Hispanoamérica: Eduardo Caride

Map of Venezuela

September 2016

  • Accesses

    • Fixed Telephony: 632

    • Mobile: 10,446.9

    • Internet & Data: 7.1

    • Pay TV: 468.7

    • Total Accesses: 11,554.7

    • (Data in thousands accesses)

  • Results

    • Revenues: 236

    • OIBDA: 60

    • (Euros in millions)