FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Seeking to escape a cycle of falling prices and tight regulation, big telecom operators from Vimpelcom (VIP.O) to Telefonica (TEF.MC) are set to reinvent themselves as internet players to escape the industry's straight-jacket of low growth. Next week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona will feature phone companies in various stages of acceptance that the industry's predictable, decades-old business model based on selling data packages by the millions is running out of steam.
Brazilian telecom carrier Telefonica Brasil SA (VIV) recently reported impressive financial results in the fourth quarter of 2016.
- Bloomberg•2 days ago
Telecom executives from Vodafone Group Plc to Deutsche Telekom AG and Telefonica SA are headed to the industry’s annual get-together in Barcelona next week with more on their minds than the latest handsets....
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|Bid||10.00 x 200|
|Ask||10.18 x 500|
|Day's Range||10.04 - 10.15|
|52 Week Range||8.15 - 11.43|
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
|PE Ratio (TTM)||25.31|
|Dividend & Yield||1.18 (11.76%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|