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Sánchez and Aragonès speak 40 minutes, share the bet for him "dialogue" and they meet in Moncloa this month
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Sánchez and Aragonès speak 40 minutes, share the bet for him "dialogue" and they meet in Moncloa this month

The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, and the recently invested president of the Generalitat, Pere Aragonés (ERC), held this Friday a "smooth and productive" phone conversation lasting about 40 minutes –According to central government sources– where they shared "the objective of moving towards overcoming common challenges through dialogue."In the framework of this first contact, both of them also agreed to maintain a face-to-face meeting at Moncloa "within the month of June", although the date is yet to be specified. The central government wants that, after this contact, the bilateral dialogue table between the Government and the Generalitat be reactivated, which the Catalan side wan...
Do you know which is the Spanish bank with the most satisfied customers?
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Do you know which is the Spanish bank with the most satisfied customers?

In a strange time of many changes and a general drop in mood due to the COVID-19 pandemic, customers recognizing a different and close way of banking is a reward worth its weight in gold. An award resulting from a commitment to people for perfecting a personalized advice model such as that of Banco Mediolanum, which is consolidated with the highest global customer satisfaction index in Spain for the second consecutive year.While the sector average remains at 7.42 out of 10, the entity has been rated by its clients with a score of 8.4. This is how it reflects the Benchmarking 2020 study, prepared by the independent consulting firm Stiga since 2012, a report that analyzes the degree of satisfact...
Biden and Putin will meet in Geneva on June 16 to discuss issues "urgent"
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Biden and Putin will meet in Geneva on June 16 to discuss issues "urgent"

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet next June 16 in the Swiss city of GenevaWhite House spokeswoman Jen Psaki reported in a statement.As Psaki explains in this note, both leaders will discuss all the "urgent" issues on the table while looking for "restore predictability and stability" of the relationship between the two countries.The Geneva meeting will be the first high-level meeting between the leaders of both countries since Putin and former US President Donald Trump (2017-2021) met in Helsinki in July 2018.The White House announcement confirms this long-awaited meeting that both governments have come preparing in the last days."Normalize" relationships Just...
The British regulator approves the merger of Telefónica and Liberty Global
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The British regulator approves the merger of Telefónica and Liberty Global

The Markets and Competition Authority (CMA) The United Kingdom has definitively and unconditionally authorized the merger between Virgin Media and Virgin Mobile with O2, a subsidiary of Telefónica in the British country, considering it "unlikely" that the agreement will lead to a substantial decrease in competition."After carefully analyzing the agreement, we are confident that competition between mobile communications providers will remain strong and therefore it is unlikely that the merger will lead to higher prices or lower quality services," he said. Martin Coleman, president of the CMA panel.The CMA It had already provisionally authorized the merger last April, concluding after its investi...
Mobile portability: what drives users to change operators in a pandemic?
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Mobile portability: what drives users to change operators in a pandemic?

The number portability In mobile telephony, it reached 418,383 lines last April, 8.3% fewer portings than that registered in March, according to the Supervisory Agency for Private Investment in Telecommunications (Osiptel). How are portings going in the country?Gonzalo Ruiz Díaz, former president of Osiptel, explained that portability has been established more than 10 years ago, but the procedure required the presentation of a series of documents and until 2014 it had little impact because it took up to seven days. That year the 24-hour portability procedure was introduced and this modality began to take off.“It has grown significantly in recent years and the peak came in May 2019, when with more than 995 thousand portings in a month. As of that date it fell, because Osiptel added a re...
10 days have passed without news from Anna, Olivia and Tomás
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10 days have passed without news from Anna, Olivia and Tomás

Anna and Olivia Gimeno Zimmerman disappeared with their father, Tomás G., 37, on April 27 in Tenerife. The six and one-year-olds should have returned with their mother at 9:00 p.m. but the father did not appear.Tomás was last seen in the port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The cameras caught him getting on his boat alone with several bags at 9:30 p.m. The boat began to sail. However, soon after he returned desperate in search of a charger for his mobile. After getting it, he went back to the ship and disappeared at 12.30 a.m.The captain of the port has assured that he went out up to three times, until he finally did so after midnight and did not return.The Civil Guard began a wide maritime and...
Income 2020-2021: The ‘We Call You’ Plan begins on Tuesday to make the declaration by phone
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Income 2020-2021: The ‘We Call You’ Plan begins on Tuesday to make the declaration by phone

Taxpayers may request from next Tuesday, May 4, the Plan We will call you of the Tax Agency, so that the body calls them and they can prepare their 2020 Income statements, for which the telephone service has been reinforced.Specifically, the plan We will call you It can apply from this Tuesday, May 4, but the first calls will be made from Thursday, May 6, and the service will be provided until the last day of the campaign, June 30.Thus, in addition to the internet presentation through the agency page and the mobile application, taxpayers less accustomed to new technologies that require personalized assistance will once again have an alternative to face-to-face assistance in offices this year in...
The ‘double call’ scam proliferates in Spain: this is how this scam works
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The ‘double call’ scam proliferates in Spain: this is how this scam works

The Organization of Consumers and Users (OCU) has denounced the proliferation of a new type of phone scam known as the 'double call' scam, in which they first threaten to raise the price of their rates to get the victims to change their telephone operator, supplanting the companies and the OCU itself. The double call scam is actually a 'vishing' campaign, in which cybercriminals pose as companies to obtain user data or, as in this case, to change telephony provider.As OCU has warned in a statement, this scam is more elaborate than normal, and the victim first receives a call in which they pose as their telephone company and notify them of a significant increase in their rate, of b...
Media Networks Latin America, owned by Telefónica, transfers signal management to Hispasat
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Media Networks Latin America, owned by Telefónica, transfers signal management to Hispasat

Media Networks Latin America, a Group company Telefónica, has reached an agreement with Hispasat to transfer to the latter the operation of its business dedicated to the management and transport of satellite signals.Telefónica assured that its operators in Latin America will continue to provide their satellite pay TV services to end customers under the Movistar brand without any disruption.SIGHT: New maximum interest rate for loans: Who will be affected and how is the lawsuit before the TC against the law progressing?The Spanish capital company indicated that Hispasat will take over the management of the satellite infrastructures that Media Networks managed directly and will provide Telefónica's operators with wholesale signal management and transport services.The agreement, which will be ...
The Telefónica Shareholders’ Meeting re-elects Pallete by 84.6% of the votes, five points more than in 2017
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The Telefónica Shareholders’ Meeting re-elects Pallete by 84.6% of the votes, five points more than in 2017

Telefónica's Shareholders' Meeting has reelected its executive president José María Álvarez Pallete as a member of the board of directors by 84.6% of the votes, five points more than in its renewal in 2017 when support was 80%. Pallete renews with more support than five years ago and does so in the midst of a pandemic and betting on digitization, which, as reflected in his speech this Friday, will culminate in the next three years, coinciding with the centenary of Telefónica. "There are only three years left until our centenary and we are going to take full advantage of them. We must leave the next generations a better company than the one we received. Three years in which we will complete the transformation of our company in order to face the future." José María Álvarez...