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Telefónica Group, one of the largest telecommunications service operators globally, and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”), a global investment group, have reached an agreement for the construction, development and operation of a neutral and independent optical fibre wholesale network in Brazil with the creation of FiBrasil Infraestrutura e Fibra Ótica SA (“FiBrasil”).Read more
Telefónica demonstrates its management efficiency and financial strength during the pandemic with cash generation of €4,794 million for the full year.Read more
Telefónica leads the 2020 Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index, in the telecommunications sector, thus topping this ranking for the second consecutive year.Read more
Tuesday, 16 february 2021Wayra and Zone2boost join forces to promote open innovation and collaboration with startups
Wayra, Telefónica's open innovation hub, and Zone2boost, the international initiative from CaixaBank, Global Payments, Worldline and Visa, are joining forces to strengthen their commitment to innovation and collaboration with startups.
Tuesday, 9 february 2021Wayra Builder creates Shaadow, the startup set to stop the leaking of confidential documents
Wayra Builder, Telefónica’s initiative to promote startups stemming from the company’s in-house innovation projects, has created Shaadow. The new startup relies on a technology patented by ElevenPaths, Telefónica Tech’s cybersecurity company, which generates invisible watermarks on documents. The marks are associated with natural or legal persons, thus allowing their traceability. To track one it’s enough to take a photograph or scan the document. Unlike other existing technologies, it also provides the option of recovering the marks in both digital and physical formats.
Monday, 8 february 2021Telefónica develops new cloud native IoT connectivity service with Mavenir Packet Core and AWS
Telefónica, Mavenir and Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) are working on a pre-commercial managed IoT connectivity service to be offered by Telefónica using Mavenir's packet core solution and AWS’s cloud infrastructure.
Thursday, 4 february 2021Wayra invests 4.5 million euros in 39 startups in 2020
In 2020, Wayra, Telefónica’s open innovation hub, invested a total of 4.5 million euros in 39 startups in Europe and Latin America. Out of that global amount, 1.8 million euros were invested in 15 startups in Spain, 29% more than in the previous year. The projects are related to artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud, video, virtual reality, cybersecurity, connectivity, data analytics and fintech.
Wednesday, 3 february 2021Telefónica issues the first sustainable hybrid bond of the telco sector, amounting to 1 Billion euros
Telefónica today successfully closed its first sustainable perpetual hybrid bond issue, amounting to 1bn euros, and the first in the global telecom sector as well. The company also announced a hybrid bond tender offer, which begins today and is scheduled to close on 15 February. With both transactions, Telefónica continues to proactively manage its hybrid capital base.