Telefonica confirms it is in talks to merge O2 with Virgin Media in the UK
Telefonica has now confirmed that it is actively involved in early stage discussions with Liberty Global over the potential merger of their UK based assets
Millicom pulls out of $570m deal for Telefonica’s Costa Rican assets
Telefonica has more than 2.3 million subscribers in Costa Rica through its Movistar brand
UK telecoms market set for significant shakeup as O2 and Virgin Media discuss potential merger
While discussions are at an early phase, the deal has the potential to have a huge impact on the UK’s connectivity market
Telefonica to offload its towers in Germany for €1.5bn
The deal will include a leaseback agreement, to ensure that O2 Deutschland can continue to access the towers
Telefonica launches 4G and 5G Open RAN tests
Telefonica will partner with a number of pioneering Open RAN firms to fast track open access solutions in Europe and South America
Schindler and Telefónica ink big IoT deal
For smart elevators and escalators.
Etisalat gets new board member
Former Telefónica Group CEO joins board of UAE telco.
Operators unite to form the first Global Telco Security Alliance
Etisalat, Singtel, SoftBank and Telefónica have created the Alliance. The alliance has presence in over 60 countries, combined 1.2 billion customers, over 20 SOCs and more than 6,000 security experts. To expand their global footprint, the alliance is open to bringing in new members over time.