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Past Events

Digital Life in the Americas

Telefónica was in Washington last month to share the findings from the Index on Digital Life with global policy makers and stakeholders at two landmark events, Telefonica representatives used both events to inform the debate on digital leadership and data transparency and generate discussion on the role of digital in generating growth and trust in a country. ‘Digital Life in the Americas: growth and sustainability’ – The Council of the …Read more

POLITICO 2nd Annual Data Summit

This month, Telefónica presented POLITICO’s Annual Data Summit, bringing together 181 senior EU and national policymakers with business executives and other stakeholders, The summit set the scene for a frank debate, titled ‘Harnessing the Power of the Digital Revolution’, which tackled how to make the most of the digital revolution across the world. Speakers included European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip and Counselor, Delegated Duties of …Read more


The importance of Latin America to Telefónica cannot be overstated. More than 70% of Telefonica’s 320 million customers live in Latin America. For 20 years, Telefónica has been the leading foreign investor in Latin America. ANDICOM 2016, which took place in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia early this month, provided an opportunity for Telefónica to restate its commitment and open up conversations about the progress of digital life and development across …Read more

Digital Life in Latin American Cities – Miami, June 2016

At the end of last month, the 2016 Strategic Innovation Symposium took place in Miami, with this year’s focus on the “Digital Life in Latin American Cities”. The event was the next in Telefonica’s series that saw discussion and debate over issues raised by the Index on Digital Life. With an audience of influencers and leading global thinkers packed into the InterContinental in Miami, the two days of discussion spanned policy improvements …Read more

Review of POLITICO Berlin

In the days after the launch of the Index on Digital Life, Telefonica joined forces with POLITICO to host a leading event in Berlin for the first exclusive discussion on the impact of the Index findings. In front of an engaged audience, Telefonica Germany’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Valentina Daiber, and the Index’s lead author, Professor Erkko Autio from Imperial College, took to the stage to discuss the barriers and opportunities presented …Read more

The Next Web Talks

This month Telefonica’s Head of Social Innovation, Helen Parker, presented key findings from Telefonica Index on Digital Life at the 11th annual TNW Conference in Amsterdam. This conference gathered together the world’s top technology leaders, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs. You can watch a recap of the conference here: https://thenextweb.com/conference/europe/

Survey to be discussed at largest gathering of Millennials on the planet

Ronan Dunne (@ronandunneo2), Chief Executive Officer of Telefónica UK (O2) and member of the Telefónica SA Executive Committee, will discuss this year’s Global Millennial Survey at One Young World in Dublin, Ireland in front of 1,300 Millennial leaders from 190 countries. The session itself will be streamed LIVE via the GMS homepage on Thursday, 16th October at 13:45pm (IST). The annual Millennial summit, which takes place between 15-18 October, is …Read more

Telefonica Activate Digital Learning Opportunities for Millennials across Europe

In a week in which the Global Millennial Survey 2014 revealed that when it comes to tech skills, Millennials focus on the basics, Telefónica aims to celebrate coding and digital skills development with activities for young people in Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom as part of European Code Week. This initiative was launched by Neelie Kroes’ Young Advisors with the support from DG Connect at the European Commission and is seen …Read more