The huge fine, handed down for abusing its dominant broadband position, will have to be paid in full by Telefonica after its latest appeal failed.
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The Spanish telco's largest facility is based outside the Spanish capital. ZDNet was invited along to see inside.
Apple has finally opened its new flagship store in the centre of Madrid. ZDNet went along to the opening.
Europeans will now be able to ask Google remove search results that contain links to irrelevant information.
The Barcelona-based company is joining the telecoms giant as part of an effort to target SMEs.
A deal with a Spanish financial services company looks to be Nokia's largest enterprise win to date with Windows Phone.
Geographical expansion backed up with improved performance in high-demand areas such as airports and sporting venues, Vodafone says.
Following its fibre pact with Orange and the recent acquisition of Ono, Vodafone is poised to begin selling fibre to the home services.
Orange has announced it's planning to build a small LTE-A test network in the Spanish city, after earlier tests delivered download speeds of 220Mbps.
Spanish developers Droiders have created an app for surgeons in training that helps simulate medical procedures.
One of Europe's biggest telcos plans to work with the hardware companies on getting its services onto their kit.
A joint EU-Brazil plan to lay a new submarine cable looks to have been prompted by fears of communications interception by the NSA.
The Revolution is almost here, according to the Spanish smartphone firm.
The proposed acquisition would have strengthened Vodafone’s position in home broadband, TV and telephone market.
Spain's biggest telecoms firm was found to have breached two rules regarding prices and access to SMS services.
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