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Telefonica to raise price of voice only fixed line plans

Telefonica is set to increase the price of its voice only fixed line plans by 13.6 percent in January in a bid to persuade more customers to sign up to its popular Movistar Fusion convergent offers, reports El Economista. The company has started informing subscribers that the flat rate voice only offer will increase to EUR 40 a month including…

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Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone and Telefonica are the top leading telecom groups in Europe

According to Dataxis latest analysis, Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone and Telefonica, are the top leading telecom groups in Europe in term of revenues for the second quarter of 2017.  The revenues of the top 10 telecom operators in Europe amounts to €51 billion as per data recently published Q2 2017 by Dataxis. The top five Telecom groups in Europe, contributed almost 70% of the…

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Lost in roaming revenues telcos compensate with more massive consumption

The European Union put an end last June 15 to roaming – the hated extra cost, charged by telecommunications operators to their customers for calls, messages and, above all, the data connection they made in other country. Since this summer, the rates that customers pay for a call, for browsing or for connecting to Internet is the same outside and…

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Telefónica profits knocked by end of EU roaming charges

Telefónica reported a slowdown in profit and revenue in the third quarter as cuts to roaming revenue and foreign exchange movements pushed its numbers lower. The Spanish telecoms company said that revenue dipped 2.5 per cent in the quarter to €12.7bn, but that it would have grown more than 5 per cent excluding the roaming cuts. Operating profit before depreciation and amortisation…

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European telco chiefs protest over proposed new rules

Letter from 30 chiefs says European Parliament changes would deter network investment The chief executives of 30 of Europe’s largest telecoms companies and equipment vendors have written to heads of state and national telecoms ministers, in a lobbying effort against changes in regulations that they say would deter investment in new networks, report FT. Their letter represents the latest attempt…

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O2 Germany launches new O2 Business App

Telefonica Deutschland has announced the launch of the new O2 Business App for business customers. This will provide customers with control over their mobile services. Features include a Live-Check function to test network coverage, including speed tests for iOS devices. READ MORE: Which is the best Mobile Network operator in the Germany? The self-service app also gives business customers a full overview of…

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Court annuls EUR 26 mln Telefonica fine for restrictive business contracts

Spain’s National High Court has annulled a EUR 25.78 million fine imposed on Telefonica by telecom and competition regulator CNMC back in 2014 for restrictive practices that it said limited the ability of the company’s business customers to switch operators and change contracts. From 2006 and for several years, Telefónica offered to small businesses the contract “Premium special SME” that in exchange…

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Blau Allnet Plus Tariff With 6 GB For Existing Customers

With the Blau Allnet Plus, the Telefónica brand offers a new tariff, specifically aimed at contract lenders. Included are allnet flat and 6 GB volume with LTE speeds Without a major announcement, Blau has added a new tariff to the range, which has 6 GB of data volume. Unlike the other offers, however, the offer is not aimed at new…

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Telefonica boosts mobile capacity for Oktoberfest

Telefonica Germany announced an expansion in its mobile network coverage for Oktoberfest in Munich. The operator said it has significantly more capacity than last year, with a total ten outdoor and seven indoor base stations around the site, all connected to fibre. This includes increased GSM, UMTS and LTE coverage. READ MORE: Telefónica Germany expands mobile O2 business portfolio The operator…

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Telefónica Germany expands mobile O2 business portfolio

Business customers today are mobile and must always be able to work on the road. Sending and receiving e-mails, making phone calls, or editing files are integral parts of business life. With O2 Free Business, business customers of Telefónica Deutschland can use the mobile Internet endlessly. Telefónica Germany is expanding its O2 Free Business Portfolio and offers more data volumes…

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