Telefónica offers customers free telepresence services between Spain, UK, Germany and Italy

MUNICH. Telefónica is offering free use of its eight European telepresence online conference suites to government and business customers stranded during the ongoing volcanic travel crisis. The free offer will remain available until air traffic restrictions are lifted. The telepresence rooms, each with a maximum capacity of six people, are located in UK (Slough), Germany (Munich), Spain (Madrid, three at Distrito C and one in Barcelona) and Italy (Rome and Milan).
Any corporate customers (MNCs, Financial and Public Institutions) who want to benefit from this initiative needs to contact their customer care centre and they will be advised of availability and how to make reservations. The offer runs from Monday to Friday, from 09h00 to 20h00, but can be extended to weekends and late evenings if demand is high. This initiative underpins Telefónica's commitment to remain close to its customers and deliver the necessary tools to continue their business activities and minimise the financial consequences.
Telefónica O2 Germany GmbH & Co. OHG belongs to Telefónica Europe and is part of the Spanish telecommunication group Telefónica S.A. The Company offers its German private and business customers postpaid and prepaid mobile telecom products as well as innovative mobile data services based on the GPRS and UMTS technologies. In addition, the integrated communications provider also offers DSL fixed network telephony and high-speed internet. Telefónica Europe has nearly 49 million mobile and fixed network customers in Great Britain, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany.

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Telefónica O2 Germany GmbH & Co. OHG Press Relations Harald Maass, press spokesman Georg-Brauchle-Ring 23-25 80992 Munich, Germany