Telefonica R&D

Company Profile

Telefónica is one of the world leaders integrated operator in the telecommunication sector, providing communication, information and entertainment solutions, with presence in Europe, Africa and Latin America. It operates in 25 countries. As of June 2011, Telefónica’s total number of customers amounted to 295 millions. The Group stands in fifth position in the sector Telco worldwide in terms of market capitalisation the 1st as an European integrated operator and in third position in the Eurostoxx 50 ranking, composed of the major companies in Europe (June 30st 2011). Telefónica is a 100% private company. It has more than 1.5 million direct shareholders. Its capital traded on the continuous market on the Spanish Stock Exchanges (Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Valencia) and on those of London, Tokyo, New York, Lima and Buenos Aires. Telefónica has one of the most international profiles in the sector with more than 60% of its business outside its home market and a reference point in the Spanish and Portuguese speaking market