Telefonica expands reach into 26 European countries to serve multinational corporations

Telefonica has now expanded its networks into 26 countries in Europe to serve the communications needs of multinational corporations (MNCs) across the region. In addition to its six established territories in Europe, Telefonica this summer opened offices in 15 European countries and is extending its reach into a further five new territories in the bloc.

Telefonica’s integrated communications services are playing a significant part in driving the competitiveness of the European economy by improving business productivity and competitiveness for multinational corporations in Europe, including BMW, Dell, DHL Deutsche Post, BBVA Group, PSA Peugeot Citroen and Scottish Power.

Earlier this year, Deutsche Post DHL and Telefonica announced that the German logistics company had selected Telefonica to manage its communications services across 28 European countries over the next five years to help it save more than ‘150 million in costs over the period.

Matthew Key, Chairman and CEO of Telefonica Europe, said: ‘Multinational corporations across Europe are seeking new ways to heighten efficiency while controlling the costs related to their increasingly complex communications needs. This is more evidence that telecommunications is improving business productivity and competitiveness and becoming as essential pillar for governments to promote a renewed European economic model. The new offices and network infrastructure being deployed in Europe reinforces our commitment to this strategically important market segment.’

Telefonica operates national telecoms networks in Spain, Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland, Slovakia and UK and has MNC commercial offices in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden and Switzerland. Telefonica also retains strategic partnerships in to serve MNC customers in Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Slovenia.