January 29, 2015 2:45 PM ET

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Company Overview of Telefónica Digital Limited

Company Overview

Telefónica Digital Limited provides digital services globally. It offers digital financial services, such as digital wallets and remittances, and micro credits and insurance products; machine-to-machine communications for transport, utilities, smart industry, and smart cities; advertising, such as mobile advertising, location-based services, and loyalty schemes/offers; and eHealth solutions, including remote patient monitoring, tele-consultation, tele-care, and demand and access management. The company also provides video and media services, such as IPTV, OTT video, content delivery networks, and Terra; security services, including managed security services, clean pipes, and mobile and PC se...

260 Bath Road

Slough,  SL1 4DX

United Kingdom

Founded in 2011

Key Executives for Telefónica Digital Limited

Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President of Global Partnerships & Devices
Head of M-Commerce and Director of M-Commerce & Joint Ventures
Head of Legal Affairs
Director of Global Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Telefónica Digital Limited Key Developments

Telefonica Digital Unveils Cyber Security Portfolio

Telefonica Digital took the wraps off a range of new cyber security solutions that span the consumer and enterprise markets. Developed by its Eleven Paths network security unit, there are four new products on offer. Likely to be the most interesting to consumers is Latch, a smartphone application that gives the user another layer of defence against unauthorised access to online services such as email and Internet banking. Pitched as a 'safety switch for your digital life', it can block access to services so that even if someone obtains the correct log-in credentials, they won't be able to sign in. However, for it to work it requires the online service provider to integrate their service with Latch. The telco also introduced Cyber Detect Threats, a service provided by a team of hacking and fraud experts that helps companies anticipate attacks or manage disruption caused by leaks or theft of sensitive information such as passwords. Telefonica Digital also unveiled Faast and Metashield Protector. The first is able to automatically test a company's network security for potential vulnerabilities, while the second helps organizations prevent data leakage by removing metadata associated with documents in various environments such as Web servers, collaboration services like Microsoft SharePoint, and file servers.

Telefonica Digital and Pinterest Announces Global Partnership for Exclusive Android Deal

Telefonica Digital and Pinterest announced a global partnership to bring Pinterest to millions of Telefonica's Android customers. As part of the strategic agreement, each Telefonica mobile business, including Vivo, O2 and Movistar, will have the exclusive rights to provide the new Pinterest Android Widget to its customers. The global partnership will see the Pinterest Android Widget exclusively distributed and available for immediate download on Android devices sold by Telefonica, starting initially in the UK. The Widget, built by Pinterest for the partnership, will be pre-installed on Android devices in participating Telefonica territories. In the UK, it will be featured in O2 Recommends and the Android Widget folder, as well as promoted through multiple channels.

Telefonica Digital Appoints Pilar Aurrecoechea as Digital Financial Services Director

Telefonica Digital has announced the recruitment of Pilar Aurrecoechea as digital financial services director. Aurrecoechea was previously MasterCard's general manager for Spain and Portugal and has also worked for Visa Europe and American Express in her 25-year career. Part of her role will include representing Telefonica in the joint ventures it has formed in the m-commerce sector. She replaces Joaquin Mata Atance who has joined the board of Telefonica Espana as Chief Technology Officer.

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