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|Telefonica, S.A. was incorporated on April 19, 1924, under the laws of the Kingdom of Spain. The Company is a telecommunications group which provides an array of services through its telecommunications networks, mainly providing fixed and mobile telephony services and present mainly in Spain, Europe and Latin America. It operates mobile networks in Spain, the United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Uruguay. The Company has implemented a regional, integrated management model based on two business areas, Telefonica Latin America and Telefonica Europe. Telefonica has included in the Telefonica Latin America and Telefonica Europe regional business units all information pertaining to wireline, wireless, cable, internet and television businesses, in accordance with each location. The main services the Company offers in its fixed businesses in Spain, Europe and Latin America are: Traditional fixed telecommunication services, Internet and broadband multimedia services, Data and business-solutions services and Wholesale services for telecommunication operators. The Company offers a variety of mobile and related services and products to personal and business customers. Although the services and products available vary from country to country, the main services and products are: Mobile voice services, Value added services, Mobile data and Internet services, Wholesale services, corporate services, Roaming, Fixed wireless, Trunking and paging. The Company faces competition in all of the markets in which it operates, and it is therefore subject to the effects of actions by its competitors in these markets. As a multinational telecommunications company that operates in regulated markets, the Company is subject to different laws and regulations in each of the jurisdictions in which it provides services. As a telecommunications operator, it is subject to sector-specific telecommunications regulations, general competition law and a variety of other regulations.|
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