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O2 and Virgin Media Merger Puts £5.5 Billion In Telefónica’s Coffers

T.C. | The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the UK’s competition regulator, has provisionally cleared the merger of O2, Telefónica’s UK mobile subsidiary, and Virgin, the cable group controlled by US-based Liberty Global, into a company – 50% owned by the two partners – valued by the market at around 45 billion euros (more than £38 billion) and which will become, along with BT, the UK market leader. If BT has 46.3 million customers, the new company will have 46.5 million (32.6 million mobile, 5.3 million fixed broadband, 4.9 million fixed voice and 3.7 million pay TV).


The sale of Telefonica's share in 02 is unblocked

Telefónica Would Rather Merge Its British Subsidiary With Liberty Global Than Go Public

The company acknowledges that it is in the process of negotiating with Liberty Global for a possible integration of its assets in the UK, but there is no guarantee this will be successful or that the final terms will be met. Liberty Global offers pay television, broadband and telephony services in the UK through the Virgin Media brand. In addition, it has a mobile virtual operator or MVNO based on British Telecom’s network that expires at the end of 2021 (which would have already negotiated a switch to Vodafone).



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America Movil Is Considering The Purchase Of Telefonica HispAm

Banc Sabadell | America Movil would be open to explore options to buy Telefonica’s (TEF) assets in Latin America, according to statements from its CEO and CFO that have appeared in the press. It is worth mentioning that it was already leaked that Telefonica had hired several investment banks to try to accelerate the sale of its subsidiary HispAm to before June 2020. The idea would be to sell a…




Will MasMovil join the Ibex 35?

Renta 4 portfolio: MasMovil IN; Telefonica OUT

Renta 4 | We made a change in the Portfolio letting Telefónica (TEF) go, and MásMóvil (MAS) in, since the second has a much higher revaluation potential supported by its greater growth, double digit in revenue and expanding its operating margins, estimating that it will continue to be the operator with the highest share in the coming years.


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Telefonica seeks growth: O.P. de 7.2 €/share vs 9.2 €/share before

Renta 4 | Telefonica shares hit their lowest level in August since 2006, since when they have recovered more than +10%. We see that investors have turned their back on the operator, disappointed by a business evolution which has not improved at an operational level and lacking confidence in a significant and sustained improvement in the future.



Telefónica to reduce its reliance on Huawei

Telefonica Agrees Roll Out Of LTE Network With German Operators

The four mobile operators in Germany have signed a declaration of intentions with the government and local authorities to roll out the LTE network at national level. Telefonica Germany will construct 333 new mobile installations by the end of 2021. As compensation, the government has committed itself to improve the method of payment for the 5G licences auctioned in June.