• What is Telefónica?

    It is one of the world’s largest telecommunications network operators by market capitalisation and number of customers. What's more, taking into account every sector of activity, it is one of the 50 largest companies in the world by market capitalisation and one of the 100 biggest in terms of revenue.

  • What is its main activity?

    Telefonica’s activities are centered mainly on the fixed and mobile telephony businesses with broadband as the key tool for the development of both.

  • When was Telefónica set up?

    In 1924.

  • Where is Telefónica present?

    Telefónica has a strong presence in Spain, the European Union and Latin America, where it currently concentrates its growth strategy.

  • In how many countries does Telefónica run operations?

    In 17 countries.  

  • Which countries?

    Germany, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Spain, Guatemala,  Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela.


  • How many employees does Telefónica have?

    Approximately 122,000.

  • How many customers does it have?

    343 million total accesses at December 2017: 272 million mobile phones accesses, 37 million fixed telephony accesses, more than 21 million Internet and data accesses and 8 million pay TV accesses.

  • How many shareholders does Telefónica have?

    It is a completely private company with approximately 1.3 million direct shareholders.

  • How is its share capital currently divided?

    Telefónica is a 100% listed company, with more than 1.5 million direct shareholders. Its share capital currently comprises 5,192,131,686 ordinary shares traded on the Spanish Stock Market and on those in London, New York, Lima, and Buenos Aires.


  • What services does Telefónica offer?

    Fully integrated ICT solutions for all types of customers (people, homes, companies of all sizes, public administrations, etc.).

  • What was Telefónica's revenue in 2017?

    52,008 million euros.

  • What was Telefónica's OIBDA in 2017?

    16,187  million euros.

  • What was Telefónica's net profit in 2017?

    3,132 million euros.

  • What was Telefónica's tangible investment in 2017?

    8,697 million euros.