Telefónica to reduce its reliance on Huawei

Telefonica Is Creating A Subsidiary To Invest In Fiber In Germany

Banco Sabadell | Telefónica is in the final stages of negotiating an agreement to set up an independent company, which would be responsible for the deployment of a fiber optic network in Germany. The investment in the project is about 5 billion euros. Telefonica would structure the project through its subsidiary Telefonica Infra, which plans to sign an accord with an infrastructure fund and a group of financing banks around the end of October.

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Telefónica To Extend The 5G Network To 75% Of The Population This Year

As of today, Telefónica’s 5G network is available in all the autonomous communities, with outstanding hyperconnectivity in European terms as a result of its combination with fibre optics. According to Telefónica chairman José María Álvarez-Pallete “5G will bring huge benefits for Spain. This is a golden opportunity for our country to lead the Fourth Industrial Revolution”. This move will enable 75% of the Spanish population to obtain access to this new technology by the end of the year.

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Telefonica Joins Forces with TIM And Claro To Buy Oi, A Deal Aimed At Defending Its Leadership Position In Brazil

Spanish telecommunications’ giant Telefonica, together with Italy’s TIM and Mexico’s Claro, have tabled a 2.706 billion euros joint offer for the assets of Brazil’s Oi, the fourth largest telco in Brazil. This bid is 10% over the minimum auction price of 2.5 billion euros required by the company. Telefonica is market leader in Brazil with a share of 33% followed by TIM and Claro, with 24% each.

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Telefónica, Germany’s SAP Create An Alliance To Host A Large Private Cloud In Spain

Telefónica and SAP Spain have announced an agreement to promote business cloud computing services, both in the form of private cloud from Telefónica’s Infrastructures as a Service in Madrid (IaaS), and in the public cloud (SaaS). Amongst the main milestones of the partnership between the two firms is the conversion of Telefónica’s data centre into the first in Spain to offer private SAP cloud services.

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Telefónica Buys 10,100 Towers From Its German Subsidiary Through Its Telxius Infrastructure Arm; Cuts Debt By €500 M

Telxius, Telefónica’s infrastructure subsidiary, will carry out a capital increase of 1.5 billion euros to buy towers from Telefónica Deutschland. Telxius will finance 90% of the acquisition via a capital increase – which will be subscribed by current shareholders in proportion to their stake – as well as internally generated resources. The remaining 10% will be financed through incremental debt.

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Telefónica And Liberty Global Team Up In The UK, Becoming The Strongest Supplier In The Country

Telefónica has finally reached an agreement with Liberty Global to merge its UK businesses, O2 Holdings and Virgin Media UK respectively, and form a 50/50 joint venture. The merger would make the new group the UK market leader with a 34% market share compared to BT’s 32%. This integration is the largest transaction in Telefónica’s history. Whatsmore, it will always be remembered for having happened in the midst of the restrictions determined by the confinement in the two countries.

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).