Telefonica, S.A. operates as a diversified telecommunications group that provides fixed line and mobile telephony services. Telefonica wants to enhance people's lives and the performance of businesses as well as the progress of the communities where they operate by delivering innovative services based on information and communications technologies. 

As of March 2013, it operates in 24 countries and its total number of customers amounted to 315.7 million. Telefónica has one of the most international profiles in the sector with more than 77% of its business outside its home market and a reference point in the Spanish and Portuguese speaking market.

Company Growth (employees)
Madrid, ES
Size (employees)
127,323 (est)-4%
Telefonica was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Madrid, ES

Key People at Telefonica

José María Álvarez-Pallete López

José María Álvarez-Pallete López

Chairman & CEO
Guillermo Ansaldo

Guillermo Ansaldo

Chief Global Resources Officer
Eduardo Caride

Eduardo Caride

Director of Operations
Ramiro Sánchez de Lerín García-Ovies

Ramiro Sánchez de Lerín García-Ovies

Group General Counsel
Ángel Vilá

Ángel Vilá

Chief Strategy and Finance Officer
José Luis Gómez-Navarro

José Luis Gómez-Navarro

Corporate Communications and Institutional Marketing
Carlos López Blanco

Carlos López Blanco

Public Affairs & Regulation
María García-Legaz

María García-Legaz

Chief of Staff
Laura Abasolo García de Baquedano

Laura Abasolo García de Baquedano

Director of Planning, Budgets and Control
Mariano de Beer

Mariano de Beer

Chief Commercial Digital Officer
Chema Alonso

Chema Alonso

Chief Data Officer

Telefonica Office Locations

Telefonica has offices in Madrid, Manchester, Greater Manchester, London and in 110 other locations
Madrid, ES
Romford, GB
Londonderry, GB
Cambridgeshire, GB
Cardiff, GB
Leicestershire, GB
Mansfield, US
Worthing, GB
Lancashire, GB
Crewe, GB
Harrow, GB
Staffordshire, GB
Coventry, GB
Poole, GB
Warwickshire, GB
Exeter, GB
East Kilbride, GB
High Wycombe, GB
Chesterfield, GB
Enfield, GB

Telefonica Metrics

Telefonica Summary

Market capitalization

$55.4 b

Closing share price

Telefonica's current market capitalization is $55.4 b.

Telefonica Financials

Telefonica's revenue is €52 b in FY, 2016 which is a 5.2% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


€50.4 b€54.9 b€52 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

€11.8 b€12.9 b

Gross profit

€38.6 b€42 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

€12.8 b€14.9 b

Net Income

€3.3 b€2.9 b

Telefonica Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016

Fixed Telephony Accesses

39.7 m38.3 m

Internet and Data Accesses

21.4 m21.7 m

Mobile Accesses

272.1 m276.5 m

Pay TV

8.3 m8.3 b

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