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Telefonica, S.A.

Identification number in the register: 52431421-12
Registration date: 23/06/2008 09:37:08

The information on this entity was last modified on: 24/03/2016 09:59:02
The date of the last annual update was: 24/03/2016 09:59:02
Next update due latest on: 24/03/2017

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Telefonica, S.A.

Sociedad Anónima

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Companies & groups

    Contact details

Gran Vía, 28
Madrid 28013


Avenue des Arts, 20 box 7
Brussels 1000


    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Carlos Rodriguez Cocina

Director, Head of Brussels Office

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Enrique Medina

Chief Policy Officer

    Goals / remit

Telefonica aspires to become an Onlife telco. We believe digital life is life itself, and technology is an essential part of being human. We want to create, protect and boost connections in life so people can choose a world of unlimited possibilities. Telefonica is present in 21 countries in Europe, Central and South America with a total base of more than 322 million accesses , an average of 125,000 professionals and consolidated revenues of 47 billion euros in 2015. We are convinced that with our technology and services we can help to improve the quality of life and the safety of consumers. We aim to transform society through the use of ICTs as a source of development, entrepreneurship and social innovation. We work to efficiently manage the environmental risks of our operations and to offer services which promote environmental sustainability of people and cities.

Telefónica’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. Its mission is to help provide European political leadership with our views and experience in order to enhance the development of the digital 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. Telefonica is convinced that Europe should remain at the forefront of the digital revolution through enhanced global competitiveness and social progress.

  • European
  • global
  • national

    Specific activities covered by the Register

Digital Single Market; Electronic communications law; competition policy; privacy/data protection; cybersecurity; cloud; big data; IoT; industrial Internet; trade policy; entrepreneurship; sustainability; research
Telefonica's Digital Manifesto:






European Internet Forum

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

100%: 6  



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Frederick DE BACKER 03/06/2016 31/05/2017
David Juan FRAUTSCHY HEREDIA 26/05/2016 24/05/2017
José Manuel GARCÍA-MARGALLO VALLTERRA 02/09/2015 31/08/2016
Eduardo LANZA SAIZ 02/04/2016 31/03/2017
Carlos Alberto RODRIGUEZ COCINA 09/02/2016 05/02/2017
Maria Cristina VELA MARIMON 04/11/2015 02/11/2016

    Fields of interest

  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • 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
  • Youth

    Membership and affiliation

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

    Financial data

01/2015  -  12/2015

2,000,000 €

0 €

R&D Funds

4,400,000 €


    Code of conduct

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