Tag Archives: telefonica

O2 launches TU Me iPhone app

iPhone 4S Telefonica, the parent company of O2, has announced the global launch of a new app which facilitates free calls and texts for iPhone owners. TU Me is initially being released on.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Apple News: iPad, iPhone, iPod and Mac OSX, iPhone News

Telefonica continues to lose customers

o2 Telefonica, owner of O2 and Be, has released financial figures for the period January to June 2011 which show that the telecoms supplier continue to lose broadband customers. The company reported.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Portugal uses ‘golden shares’ to block Telefonica’s Vivo bid

The Lisbon government has vetoed Telefónica’s €7.15bn bid to buy out Portugal Telecom from Vivo, a Brazil-based mobile phone joint venture. The government used Portugal’s ‘golden shares’ to block the bid,.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Telecoms News

Telefonica sells stake in Portugal Telecom

UPDATE: Looks to upgrade your business phone system or service? Then check out PMC’s amazing low price business telephone systems. Telefonica of Spain is reported to have sold an 8 per cent stake in Portugal Telecom, leaving it with a 2% interest in the company... more
Posted in All Tech News, Telecoms News

Movistar handsets customised for Latin American market

Telefónica and ZTE today announced that a full range of movistar branded handsets will be launched in 12 Latin American countries during 2010, starting in Q2. Telefónica and ZTE signed an agreement for the development of a complete range of mobile devices. ZTE will manufacture.. more
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Nestlé’s WebTV wins award

Nestlé TV, an online video platform designed to let the confectionery company’s customers connect with the brand, has received an award from the State Secretary of Telecommunications and Information Society. The interactive WebTV service received the title of “Best 20 websites in the history of.. more
Posted in IPTV News

Telefonica claims 260 million customers

Spain-based Telefonica SA has expanded its global customer base to over 260 million, compared with 242.2 million at the end of June. Telefonica is Spain’s largest telecommunications company by market value and customers. It is about to embark on a rebranding campaign and is seeking.. more
Posted in Telecoms News

O2 to trial LTE super-fast mobile broadband

O2 has announced that it will be trialling LTE technology in the UK. LTE, which is an acronym for Long Term Evolution, is essentially next-generation mobile broadband. It will allow surfing at blazingly fast speeds of up to 340Mbps. Julio Linares, who is the COO.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Portugal Telecom sold to conglomerate

Portugal Telecom sold its 32.2% stake in Meidtel on Tuesday, for a total profit of 400 million Euros, to a large group of companies that are located in Morocco. The company released an official press statement later in the day that confirmed the transaction had.. more
Posted in Telecoms News

Telefonica tests 140 Mbps broadband

The digital Britain plan is working on providing a minimum broadband service of up to 2 Mbps, and a next gen service that can provide connection speeds of up to 40 or 50 Mbps, depending on which service is looked at. The rest of the.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's