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European Hosted IP Telephony And UCaaS Market Prepares To Stave Off Competition From Aggressive US Players

European telecom carriers’ initiatives to discontinue integrated services digital network (ISDN) services are driving carrier and customer migration to Internet protocol (IP) connectivity services. The move is also fuelling adoption of next-generation business communication solutions, such as hosted private branch exchange (PBX) and unified communications as a service (UCaaS). Increasing availability of compelling cloud communications offerings and expanding feature sets,…

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Mobile Operators Must Embrace the $100 Billion Mobile Advertising Market Says Strategy Analytics

Mobile operators should be doing more to leverage subscriber data in mobile advertising, particularly in the face of stalling service revenue. Strategy Analytics latest report “Where Can Mobile Operators Succeed in Mobile Advertising?” concludes that the majority of operators are failing to take advantage of strong demand for transparent, precise and verifiable audience data from media buyers despite being perceived…

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Telefónica is celebrating 93rd birthday today

Short History: 1924  CTNE is set up in Madrid; ITT is one of its initial shareholders 1960  CTNE becomes the #1 Spanish enterprise (100,000 shareholders, 32,000 employees) 1978   Installs the 10 millionth phone 1987   Begins trading at the New York Stock Exchange 1994   Launches digital mobile telephony: Movistar 1995   Commercial Internet is being born. Telefónica launches…

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Telco Cloud to Reach Critical Mass After 2020, Driven by 5G

ABI Research predicts that large-scale telco cloud deployments will reach global critical mass after 2020, in parallel with the deployment for 5G. This network generation will likely require a new core network to allow for advanced concepts, including network slicing and services geared toward different business verticals. Early 5G deployments, during which time there will not be an immediate need…

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Tuenti offers mobile discount for Telefonica fibre clients

Telefonica-owned MVNO Tuenti is offering a 12-month discount on mobile plans for customers signing up for a promotional fibre broadband offer from its parent company. READ MORE: Spain Telecom Market Customers opting for Telefonica’s 50Mbps fibre offer pay EUR 14.90 per month for fixed internet instead of EUR 38 and get a monthly discount of EUR 1.10 – EUR 4.10 on…

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Spain’s CNMC cuts Telefonica’s wholesale prices by 14-35%

Spain’s communications regulator CNMC said it decided to cut by between 14-35 percent the prices Telefonica can charge for wholesale access to its network. It also announced lower prices for access to submarine cables connecting non-mainland parts of Spain and the introduction of annual price review of ethernet prices. The reduction in the price of the Leased Line Reference Offer…

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Telefonica revamps Fusion range for Spanish SMEs

The company enriches Movistar Fusion Pro with 2 more options: Movistar Fusion Pro 2 and Pro 4 to better adapt to the needs of each professional. The global solution Movistar Fusión Empresas increases the capacity of the lines included in its basic offer up to 12 GB to all its customers. Telefonica has announced a major revamp of its Fusion…

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Spanish mobile broadband lines up 7% to 41.2 mln

The total number of Spanish mobile broadband connections passed the 40 million mark at the end of the third quarter of 2016, having risen by 7.2 percent year on year to reach a total of 41.2 million, according to a report from telecom regulator CNMC. Some 39.5 million of the connections were voice and data lines while the rest were…

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Global regulation is the key to cyber security, says Telefónica VP

To promote better cyber security, regulations should be brought in line across the globe and apply to everyone. That was the view of Pedro Pablo Perez, Telefónica’s VP of global security, who was a panellist on this year’s Capacity Latam panel on cyber security. Pablo Perez said that in some regions, including Latin America, regulations around security were very complex…

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Fonic increases basic plan to 1 GB

Telefonica Germany announced that its brand Fonic will offer more data volume for the same prices from 30 March. The Fonic S plan will come with 1 GB instead of 700 MB, for the same price of EUR 9.95 per month. Existing customers receive the increased amount from the next tariff extension, while new customers receive the first month free….

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