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This report provides an update on Telefonica Group operations to end-December 2015, covering financial performance, market dynamics, key developments, and strategy as well as the operator's latest product and service launches.


  • Organic revenues increased by 3.3% year-on-year in 4Q15 (stable in reported terms) to €11.9bn, driven by Hispanoamerica and Brazil and mobile data revenues.
  • Telefonica had a total of 322 million subscribers as of December 2015, up 1.9% year-on-year, driven by Hispanoamerica which represented 42% of the total in 4Q15.
  • Telefonica continued to strengthen its competitive position through higher investments which resulted in a total of 31 million premises passed with fiber and increased adoption of LTE (49% LTE population coverage) services by the end of 4Q15.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses Telefonica's current market position and strategy for improvement.
  • Analyzes Telefonica's performance, recent developments in the market, and the operator's strategic initiatives.
  • Benchmarks Telefonica Group's financial performance against 44 other major operators worldwide.

Key questions answered

  • How is Telefonica coping with increased competition in its markets?
  • How have Telefonica's key performance indicators changed year over year?
  • What is the revenue and capex share of each of the group’s businesses?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Telefonica Group Update, May 2016

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