Telefonica strengthens APAC proposition through key partnership with SoftBank Telecom in Japan

General 20 January 2015
  • This partnership strengthens Telefonica’s position to better serve MNCs in Japan and across Asia Pacific region
  • This significant mutual agreement leverages & complements both companies’ strength and positions in the global market

Madrid, January 20th 2015 – Telefonica is accelerating its growth by launching a new partnership with SoftBank Telecom in Japan through its Multinational business division.

SoftBank Telecom and Telefonica Global Solutions will jointly address multinationals business in Japan working in conjunction with Telefonica’s existing offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Singapore. Telefonica continues building its global reach, enabling multinationals to leverage Telefonica’s global purchasing power and managed services, and acting as a gateway and key partner for added value IT services with the unique support of SoftBank Telecom, a leading ICT company in Japan.

Both Companies will lead the delivery of managed IT, fixed, mobile and unified communications to multinationals in Japan and Telefonica footprint.

José Luis Gamo, Multinationals Business Unit CEO commented: “Japan is strategically important in this region and this partnership reflects a clear willingness to continue expanding and developing our relationships with our multinational customers in Asia Pacific”.
Akihiro Oshima, Head of Global Business Unit commented: “Through this partnership, we are confident that Telefonica and SoftBank Telecom will leverage capability and strength of both companies and bring unique value to MNCs in Japan”.

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