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  • Telefónica I+D and KT join forces t...

    Telefónica I+D and KT join forces to consolidate FIWARE as the IoT standard

    - In the context of the Mobile World Congress, Telefónica I+D and the Korean operator KT have today announced a strategic partnership to promote the adoption of FIWARE technologies in order to accelerate the definition of standards in the development of applications connected to the Internet of Things. - As a first step, KT and Telefónica I+D are leading a project within the GSMA that aims to create a common ecosystem for the exchange of contextual data that can integrate data from connected objects. - Both companies will collaborate in supporting activities in the free software community that will be created with the goal of maintaining and evolving FIWARE technologies.

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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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