Telefónica, most admired European telecoms operator according to Fortune

• Telefónica also climbs a place in the world’s ranking of the telecommunications sector from 3rd to 2nd. • It is the only Spanish company listed this year in the prestigious ranking of the...

International Call: Telefónica and Volkswagen seek start-ups to develop solutions for Smart City

Cooperation between Wayra Germany and Volkswagen Data:Lab Both partners seek start−ups with technical skills in machine learning, data analytics and artificial intelligence for a...

Global Mobile Industry Ready to Start Full-Scale Development of 5G NR

-3GPP first 5G NR standard is completed- Lisbon, Portugal - December 21, 2017 --- Today the 3GPP TSG RAN Plenary Meeting in Lisbon successfully completed the first implementable 5G NR...

Biscayan startup Isetic and MEXICAN retailsights to meet the needs of Ingeteam and Tecuni as winners of the challenges set by Bizkaia Open Future_

Two cutting-edge companies are supported by the Biscayan Provincial Council and Telefónica initiative to stimulate entrepreneurship and the transformation of industry in the region The...

Telefónica starts smart networks development

In partnership with Juniper Networks AI and machine learning applied to the network will allow self-configuration, self-diagnosis and self-correction. This is the first step towards...

Álvarez-Pallete: “We have to promote digitisation with the client at the centre”

Before more than 900 executives in Madrid, and broadcasted live to all the company’s professionals around the world Telefónica takes stock of the first two years of the company’s ongoing...

Telefónica presents Pigram, the answer to posting on social networks and other channels when there is no Internet access

All you need to do is send a conventional SMS through a simple App, facilitating Internet communication in situations when there is no data coverage or it goes down, for example in emergency...

Telefónica and Netsia complete successful integration of a virtualized RAN platform in Telefónica labs to demonstrate RAN slicing

Madrid/Sunnyvale, 27thNovember 2017.- Telefónica and Netsia have completed the successful integration of Netsia’s Virtual LTE RAN Platform into Telefónica’s Global Network Labs located in...

Telefónica appoints Miguel Arias as global director of its open innovation area, Open Future_

Miguel, until now the operations manager for Spanish startup CARTO, has over 15 years of experience as an entrepreneur and is a lecturer in entrepreneurship at the Instituto de Empresa...

The Data Transparency Lab strengthens its work on data transparency after investing over one million euros in three years

Barcelona becomes the permanent headquarters of the DTL Annual Conference, which will take place from 11 to 13 December. The DTL is a clear example of the various innovation projects that...

The global initiative “Science Based Targets” endorses Telefónica's contribution towards fighting climate change

Following the route marked out by the Paris Climate Change Agreement   Telefónica reduced its CO2 emissions by 26% last year and will cut them in half by 2030. Only 6...

Telefónica, a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Managed M2M Services, Worldwide for the fourth consecutive year

Telefónica IoT is named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Managed M2M Services, Worldwide, maintaining a position it has held since the report’s inception. Telefónica believes the...

Ferran Adrià will take part in the congress titled “The Restaurant in the Digital Age”, organized by the Basque Culinary Center and Telefónica

The event, held in partnership with Gipuzkoa Provincial Council, will take place during the morning of Monday 20 November at the Basque Culinary Center, with the participation of a dozen...

Telefónica revolutionizes the connectivity market with plastic fibre and 60GHz Wi-Fi

The work is a pioneering innovation project in Spain Plastic optical fibre (POF) guarantees up to 1 Gbps, is easy to install, given that it can use all the existing channels in the home,...

Telefónica and Facebook collaborate to reduce the digital divide

The companies will focus their efforts on connecting rural and isolated populations in Latin America November 8, 2017, Santa Clara, CA and Madrid, Spain.- Today, at the Telecom Infra...

SEAT and Telefónica reach an agreement to promote digitalisation in the automotive industry

Both companies will collaborate on the shared use of insights to make progress in mobility solutions in cities and urban areas The agreement also involves testing new technologies for the...

BBVA selects Telefónica to strengthen its communications network

Madrid, November 3rd 2017.- BBVA today signed a global strategic agreement with Telefónica that will allow the bank to optimize its communications, increase the capacity of its technological...

Internet of Things, more present in our lives than we think

Telefónica presents ‘Things Matter’, a study on Internet of Things focused on the user Telefónica also presented The Thinx, an innovative space for partners and companies with the goal of...

The provincial council and Telefónica join forces in Gipuzkoa Open Future_ to promote talent and entrepreneurship in “sectors of the future”

By joining the Open Future_ programmes, the region’s business initiatives on cyber security, gastronomy  digitalisation, sustainable mobility and bioscience could benefit from the...

Telefónica’s net profit increases 9.6% in the first nine months of the year, to 2,439 million euros

Highlights: Telefónica's revenues reached €12,754m in the third quarter of the year (+4% in organic terms vs. 3Q16; -2.5% reported). Excluding the regulatory impact, revenues increased...