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  • Telefónica Open Future, China Unico...

    Telefónica Open Future, China Unicom and THTI launch a joint global call to accelerate startups in the IoT space

    - The three companies, which already have an agreement to promote open innovation, will also open three crowdworking spaces in Beijing, Madrid and Shanghái. - Twelve startups have presented their projects to more than 400 international investors at the Open Future Showcase in Barcelona that was inaugurated by José María Álvarez-Pallete, Chief Operating Officer of Telefónica. - Telefónica Open Future already has a portfolio of more than 500 companies and 300m euros under management.

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  • Telefónica shows speeds of up to 37...

    Telefónica shows speeds of up to 375 mbps on its LTE-Advanced commercial network at Mobile World Congress

    - One of the first operators outside Korea to demonstrate “LTE-Advanced 3 band carrier aggregation (3CA)” running in a commercial network with Ericsson’s equipment and ready to market Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Category 9 devices. - A first at a large event, Telefónica will also show its LTE-A (2CA) commercial network perfectly integrated with the most advanced indoor system (RDS). A combination which remarkably improves quality and indoor coverage. - Finally, as an active contributor to the research underway working towards the definition of 5G, Telefónica also shows Full-Duplex, a technology with the potential to revolutionise wireless communications.

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  • Telefónica launches TU Go in your w...

    Telefónica launches TU Go in your web browser using WebRTC

    - TU Go now available directly in compatible web browsers for Telefónica customers in the UK, and Argentina, with more markets, including Peru, Mexico and Brazil, coming son. - No need to download software - the core functionality of a phone is available within the browser allowing for calls and texts to be made as well as access to voicemails. - Telefónica is the first telco in the world to fully launch a browser-based calling product using WebRTC technology.

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  • Telefónica unveils biometric soluti...

    Telefónica unveils biometric solutions for identity protection

    - Telefónica’s ElevenPaths incorporates innovative solutions SmartID and SealSign into its security portfolio aimed at protecting digital identity and business processes using electronic signature and biometric authentication technology. - Telefónica aims to retain digital confidence through the reduction of fraud and the problems derived from identity theft. - Smart ID and SealSign will be showcased at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona from 2 to 5 March.

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  • Wayra seeks new start-ups for its S...

    Wayra seeks new start-ups for its Spanish and Latin American academies

    - The new global call for projects shall be posted on openfuture.org until February 15. Wayra is looking for start-ups for its academies in Spain, Argentina, Chile and Colombia. - Since its launch Wayra, has fast tracked more than 430 technological companies in Europe and Latin America with an estimated value of 680 million dollars.

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  • Her Majesty the Queen has presided ...

    Her Majesty the Queen has presided over the third edition of the Telefónica Ability Awards

    - This year, awards have been given in the three highest categories, recognizing Alcampo as the best Large private enterprise; the Irrintzi Driving School in Biscay, as the best Small private enterprise, and the University of Murcia, as the best Public sector organisation. - The prize in the new category for "Innovation for inclusion", dedicated to entrepreneurs and/or startups that develop products and services for the disables, dependent of chronically ill, has been won by the company Irisbond for their solution to allow computer screens to be controlled with a person's eyes.

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  • Telefónica and the Movistar Team pr...

    Telefónica and the Movistar Team present their squad for the 2015 season

    - The team will feature four new faces: Marc Soler, Rubén Fernández, Winner Anacona and Rory Sutherland, and maintains its main block, with Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde as leaders. - The Movistar Team aspires to achieve further titles -116 since Telefónica became their sponsor and almost 800 since its founding in 1980- with the Tour de France as its major goal.

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