Spain’s biggest mobile operator has unveiled a number of changes it hopes will reverse falling revenue and subscriber numbers, starting with the launch of 4G services
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Telefonica, the largest mobile operator in Spain, will finally get its own 4G network thanks to a contract with Alcatel-Lucent.
Spain will be first country in the world to get to use Vodafone’s new contactless payment system, developed with Visa.
Vodafone has more than doubled the number of areas where its LTE service is available.
Faster fixed line and mobile broadband are on the menu in Spain as rivals team up to begin work on new infrastructure.
The NSA's surveillance program has been targeting Spain, according to reports.
After a brief resurgence in May, the number of mobile connections in Spain has began falling once again, as cash-strapped individuals dump their mobiles.
4G is coming to Movistar subscribers and rival Yoigo will be able to offer broadband, television and mobile bundles in return.
Spain's two biggest cities account for three-quarters of its fibre broadband connections.
The first phase of Orange's LTE rollout has launched in six cities across Spain.