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Profile of registrant

Telefonica, S.A.

Identification number in the register: 52431421-12
Registration date: 23/06/08 09:37:08

The information on this organisation was last modified on 10/06/14 16:29:16
The date of the last annual update was 10/06/14 16:29:16

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Telefonica, S.A.
Legal status: Sociedad Anónima
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Carlos  Rodriguez Cocina
Position: Director, Head of Brussels Office

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Carlos Rodriguez Cocina
Position: Director, Head of Brussels Office

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 28 Gran Vía 
Madrid 28013
Telephone number: (+322) 2309555
Fax number: (+322) 2309503
Other contact information: Telefonica Brussels Office
Avenue des Arts, 20 Box 7
1000 Brussels
T. +3222309555

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Telefónica has a unique profile as a digital telco. That means a telco that combines its traditional network assets with additional digital assets to help people to access and enjoy the best services that ICT technology can offer.
Telefónica is present in 3 European countries (Spain, UK, Germany), in China and in 18 countries in Central and South America, providing a whole range of e-communications networks and services (fixed, mobile, Internet, TV, etc.).
The Telefónica Group’s Permanent Representative Office in Brussels is in charge of following the regulatory and Public Policy debates at the EU level affecting the whole group, in Europe and worldwide.
The Telefónica Group’s Permanent Representative Office in Brussels mission is to help provide European political leadership with our views and experience in order to enhance the development of the Information Society for all citizens in the EU and worldwide. The digital revolution is raising important political, economic and social challenges and Telefónica, as a corporate responsible company in the ICT sector, wishes to contribute with its experience. Telefónica is convinced that Europe should remain at the forefront of the digital revolution through enhanced global competitiveness and social progress.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 11
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Maria Cristina Vela Marimon 08/11/14 06/11/15
Eduardo LANZA SAIZ 17/05/14 15/05/15
José Manuel García-Margallo Vallterra 04/09/14 29/08/15
Frederick De Backer 07/06/14 05/06/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Information Society in general

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association (ETNO),
European Internet Foundation (EIF),
European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT),
Transantlatic Business council (TABC),
European Services Forum (ESF),
GSMA Europe
Business Europe
Cámara de Comercio de España

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 2,439,500 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 6,975,000 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.