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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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  • Telefónica is turning Spain into th...

    Telefónica is turning Spain into the European capital of smart cities

    - In Seville, Telefónica is going to help digitalise and transform the mode of operation in the cargo port - Since October 2014, Telefónica has been working in Logroño developing a control centre for public services, such as traffic, street lighting and the 010 citizen information helpline - The smart city project in Valencia is the first smart city platform awarded in Spain that is designed according to the specifications and standards laid out by the European Union’s Future Internet architecture - In Santander, services have been developed such as smart parking, environmental monitoring, smart irrigation, augmented reality, smart metering, and traffic intensity monitoring

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  • News key account for Telefónica: Wo...

    News key account for Telefónica: Worldwide location networking for LANXESS

    Telefónica has acquired another DAX company as new key account: The specialty chemicals company LANXESS will connect its locations in 29 countries using a so-called managed Wide Area Network (WAN). Its employees on five continents will use Telefónica’s worldwide IP for secure data exchange. The real-time information of the company’s central SAP software for management control, as well as access to the internal CRM system and the intranet, will also be provided worldwide via the high-performance Telefónica network.

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  • Telefónica and Geotab Partner to La...

    Telefónica and Geotab Partner to Launch M2M Plug-and-Play Fleet Management Solution

    - In Seville, Telefónica is going to help digitalise and transform the mode of operation in the cargo port - Since October 2014, Telefónica has been working in Logroño developing a control centre for public services, such as traffic, street lighting and the 010 citizen information helpline - The smart city project in Valencia is the first smart city platform awarded in Spain that is designed according to the specifications and standards laid out by the European Union’s Future Internet architecture - In Santander, services have been developed such as smart parking, environmental monitoring, smart irrigation, augmented reality, smart metering, and traffic intensity monitoring

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