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Telefónica is one of the largest telecommunications service providers in the world. Founded in Madrid in 1924, it provides fixed and mobile telecommunications services in 14 countries throughout Europe and Latin America. It is the world's eighth largest mobile operator with 262 million customers in 2019 and ninth largest fixed broadband operator with 21 million subscribers. Telefónica also owns the largest fibre optic network in Europe and Latin America. The company trades under various brands in different locations, including Movistar in Spain, O2 in the United Kingdom, and Vivo in Brazil.

Ranking position
#2 /100
Total score
1.62 /2
Measurement area Score (0-2) Rank (0-100)


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More about the company

Madrid, Spain
Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Fiscal year
Ends 31 December
Group revenue
US$54,207 million (FY2019)
Group employees
113,819 (FY2019)