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With over 369 million customers, Telefónica is one of the largest telecommunication service providers in the world. Founded in Madrid in 1924, it provides fixed and mobile telecommunication services in 14 countries across Europe and Latin America and also owns the largest fibre optic network in these regions. The company trades under various brands, including Movistar in Spain, O2 in the UK and Vivo in Brazil.

Ranking position
#1 /200
Total score
85.2 /100
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Madrid, Spain
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Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Fiscal year
Ends 31 December
Group revenue
US$ 46,208 millions (FY2021)
Group employees
103,934 (FY2021)
Emission data
1,395,405 tCO2 (S1+S2 LB)
Electricity consumption
5,815,665 MWh (FY2021)
Company filing name
Telefónica, S.A.

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