More about "Telefonica"
Telefónica criticises 3.8—4.2 GHz set-asides as it wants more mid-band spectrum
Jul 07, 2021
by Manuel R. Marti

The Spanish telco has poured cold water on recent proposals designed to allocate spectrum in the 3.8-4.2 GHz band for local vertical networks, in particular the approach taken by UK regulator Ofcom.  Read more...

Regulators urged to strengthen environmental policies
Jun 18, 2021
by Manuel R. Marti

Sustainability is becoming higher priority, with regulators announcing concrete new measures and the top European mobile operators unveiling a new scoring system for the environmental performance of mobile phones. Read more...

Largest telecoms players set their sights on 6G
May 13, 2021
by Manuel R. Marti

The world’s biggest players in telecoms are attempting to find a common vision for 6G with several key events already taking place this year.  Read more...

German 5G auction ends with bids of €6.5 billion
Jun 14, 2019
by Manuel R. Marti

In relative terms the prices are much less than in Italy but one operator labelled the German 5G auction a "disaster" and legal action is ongoing over controversial coverage obligations. Read more...

Multiple legal battles sow uncertainty for Chilean spectrum policy
Feb 20, 2019
by Toby Youell

Telcos may or may not face mandatory reorganisation of spectrum while regulator’s ambition for 5G in C-Band remains mired in litigation. Read more...

AT&T and Telefónica win 2.6 GHz spectrum in Mexican two-player auction
Aug 08, 2018
by Manuel R. Marti

Mexico’s telecommunications regulator, IFT, has announced that in the recent 2.6 GHz auction the only two participants –AT&T and Telefónica– have paid 2.1 billion pesos ($113.4 million) for a total of 120 MHz.  Read more...

Telefonica accused of obstructionist spectrum strategy in Guatemala
Aug 01, 2018
by Toby Youell

A research report from Canada's Scotiabank has accused Telefonica of obstructing spectrum auctions in Guatemala, contributing to a general shortage of assigned mobile spectrum in the region. Read more...

BT/EE questions demand for “consistently high data speeds”
Mar 21, 2017
by Kane Mumford

In its response to the UK regulator’s consultation on the auction of 3.5 GHz and 2.3 GHz spectrum, BT/EE said operators were not facing a capacity strain. Read more...

Telefonica renews Peruvian spectrum licence with conditions
Jan 24, 2013
by Website author

Telefonica has reached an agreement with the Peruvian government to renew its licences in the 850 and 1900 MHz bands for a further 18 years, but with stricter conditions. Read more...

Telefónica fails in German 3G legal challenge
Aug 25, 2011
by Jonathan Watson

A German court has ruled that the €8.4 billion paid by a Telefónica-led consortium for a 3G licence in August 2000 will not have to be repaid. Read more...