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Telefonica tunes in Rhapsody's Napster for streaming music

Telefonica Digital picks the music industry's original digital disrupter -- now a by-the-books subscription service -- as its favored streaming music provider, and it could take a stake in Rhapsody.

By Oct. 16, 2013


Pinterest creates exclusive Android widget for Telefonica

The pinning social network could get millions of new users with a widget to be featured on the home screen of Telefonica smartphones and tablets.

By Oct. 10, 2013


Telefonica refutes report of AT&T takeover bid

The Spanish telecom provider says there's no truth to rumors that it has received acquisition offers.

By Jun. 17, 2013


Telefonica inks deal with Microsoft to break Android, iOS 'duopoly'

The carrier says t will step up its marketing efforts in the U.K., Germany, Spain, and elsewhere to help promote Windows Phone 8.

By Jun. 26, 2013


Telefonica: Mozillaphone is 'ten times cheaper than an iPhone'

A powerful Latin American mobile operator will carry Mozilla's browser-based B2G OS, a challenger to iOS and Android, into Latin America. Deutsche Telekom is showing interest, too.

By Feb. 27, 2012


Telefonica signs up for Mozilla's mobile Web OS

The Firefox developer has a serious partner to bring its browser-based mobile OS to market, and Qualcomm is helping with hardware.

By Feb. 26, 2012


Telefonica criticizes latest EU roaming proposals

Telefonica says ultra-low roaming caps would hamper competition, following a proposal by a member of the European Parliament to halve the retail caps that Neelie Kroes put forward in July.

By Dec. 22, 2011


VoIP service Jajah gets acquired by Telefonica

United States-based communications company Jajah gets bought by telecommunications giant Telefonica Europe for $207 million.

By Dec. 23, 2009


Telefonica, China Unicom swap $1 billion in stock

Deal gives the two giants a combined 550 million customers and a foothold in each other's markets. China Unicom is especially interested in Telefonica's Latin American customers.

By Sep. 8, 2009


Microsoft, Telefonica dial up Live Messenger VoIP

Companies team up to take on eBay's popular Skype in Latin America and the States. And with Voype's competitive pricing, it may prove to be a viable alternative.

By Oct. 24, 2008