Telefónica as a reference in the world of telecommunications

The idea of ​​improving every day is the engine of innovation. Constant work carried out with the ambition to connect people with what matters most to them. They are a source of progress and modernity. Telecommunications companies move the world so that nothing stops and in Spain we have Telefónica as a global benchmark.

The role of companies that provide telecommunications services has long been essential for the development of social and economic activity, and they are synonymous with progress and improvement in the quality of life of people and the environment. And just like a country that has a powerful transportation network through different routes, having a developed telecommunications network helps promote all kinds of beneficial activities for all. In addition, digitization is crucial for economic recovery and the problems that the coronavirus health crisis has left behind, and from which businesses and citizens are still suffering the consequences.

Companies in the telecommunications sector have a significant specific weight in all economies, and that is why it is crucial for them to be the best in their sector, to continue to grow because synonymous with what they do, they are doing well. For example, in 2020, according to information compiled by the Statista portal, Movistar was among the “10 most valuable telecommunications brands in the world”, placing the American firm AT&T at the top of said ranking, with a brand value that exceeded 100,000 millions of dollars. The second place was occupied by Verizon, also American, with a value of approximately 95,000 million dollars. The Spanish operator is now part of this great club alongside other majors such as Xfinity, Deustche Telekom, China Mobile and Vodafone.

Estimated in Europe

In 2019, the Spanish company has become the most valued European telecommunications operator by managers according to the annual ranking “The World’s Most Admired Companies” compiled by Fortune magazine. The prestigious publication brings together here the most admired companies in the world for their reputation.

In its sector, Telefónica ranks third behind the North AmericanAT&T and Verizon, and is the the only Spanish company from all sectors to feature on this prestigious list. In this ranking, the operator is ahead of its direct competitors in the markets where it is present.

Leader in security services

For its part, Telefonica Techhas been recognized as a leader in the IDC MarketScape analysis of managed security service (MSS) providers in Europe. The IDC MarketScape: European Managed Security Services 2022 Vendor Assessment report assesses companies in the managed security market for their ability to meet the changing needs of MSS customers in the short and long term.

This recognition is the result of the intelligent managed security services provider’s continued commitment to the strategic development of managed security services and the confidence its customers have when choosing this company to successfully execute their digital transformation plans. at the pace of protecting your business.

Telefónica as benchmark for IoT connectivity in the Magic Quadrant

In addition, and for the eighth consecutive year, the Spanish operator has been recognized as 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for managed IoT (Internet of Things) connectivity services worldwide. The Gartner report, which analyzes the execution and vision of players in the global IoT market, values ​​Telefónica Tech’s powerful local presence and sales force, as well as the company’s commitment to platform development, as Kitedeployed globally and hosted in the cloud to be accessible anytime, anywhere via web or API.

The company currently has over 40 million IoT connections worldwide and maintains strong growth in new access technologies such as NB-IoT. In addition to having sufficient capabilities to offer quality service, it has also created an effective combination of connectivity platforms and other IoT and Big Data solutions and the professional talent to provide the necessary support.

Assets against climate change

By incorporating its value chain into its commitments to achieve net zero emissions, it has become an integral part of the2021 Supplier Engagement Rankingas a global reference for its actions against climate change. This leadership is reflected in its objectives, as it plans to reduce its emissions in the value chain by 39% by 2025, compared to 2016, and to reach “net zero” by 2040. meaning, to date, it has already achieved a reduction of 27.4%.

This ranking is made up of 520 companies, it gives a rating of the effectiveness with which companies engage their supply chains in climate change. Telefónica has had a climate change office for 16 years and participates in the 1.5°C Supply Chain Leaders initiative, which advocates the reduction of emissions from small and medium-sized businesses, among many actions with which it helps to take care of the environment .

The best team

A company is an example of leadership when it is aware that its greatest asset is its human team. Taking care of the people who make up companies is crucial to attracting talent and transforming all this capacity to offer innovative and trusted solutions, both to customers of all kinds and to employees.

Diversity management enriches organizations and it is difficult to quantify all that it brings to working environments. Already in 2020, the National Federation of Lesbians, Gays, Trans and Bisexuals, FELGTBplace to Telefónica as a reference and has been placed as one of the 15 companies with the best inclusion policies affective-sexual and gender diversity in Spain in its EMIDIS report. The operator has also been recognized in the top 25 of the most diverse and inclusive companies in the world, according to the D&I index prepared by Refinitiv, which includes a total of 100 companies.

The challenge: technology at the service of people

Telefónica is currently present in 13 countries and is one of the main companies in the telecommunications sector worldwide. Germany, United Kingdom, Brazil and Latin American countries such as Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Uruguay or Central America.

The future lies in digitalization and 5G is an essential tool to achieve this. The technology has been a pioneer in the development of the latest generation fiber deployment and management model and has succeeded in revolutionizing life in the country thanks also to the collaboration with its strategic partners. The arrival of 5G in sectors as important as industry, health and training already shows that connectivity is necessary to continue to progress.

and the support that the 5G network offers other technologies such as Big Data, Internet of Things, Edge Computing, Blockchain or Cybersecurity These are the ingredients to keep growing. And the challenge as a company is to bring all these innovations closer, not only to small businesses, but also to citizens, precisely to bring technology closer to people.

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