WWE« And Telefˇnica Launch Official Website In Spain
London, January 2009 – Telecommunications giant Telefónica and World Wrestling Entertainment® (WWE) have jointly launched the official WWE local language website in Spain this month. The Spanish site can be found at: www.wwe.es
Andrew Whitaker, President of Europe, Middle East and Africa for WWE, said: “We’re delighted to partner with a company of the global stature of Telefónica. Delivering our premium online content to our fans in their own language is one of the cornerstones of our international business strategy.”
Rodrigo Pineda, Director Internet Media of Spain for Telefónica, said: "Telefónica is constantly looking for opportunities to provide its clients with rich experiences through its multimedia offer. Our partnership with WWE is a clear example of this aim; we are enormously delighted to be part of this exciting project.”
The launch follows hot on the heels of WWE’s successful official website launches in Portugal and Italy earlier this year.
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Telefónica is one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world in terms of market capitalisation. Its activities are centred mainly on the fixed and mobile telephony businesses with broadband as the key tool for the development of both.
The company has a significant presence in 25 countries and a customer base that amounts to 252 million accesses around the world. Telefonica has a strong presence in Spain, Europe and Latin America, where the company focuses an important part of its growth strategy.
Telefónica is a 100% listed company, with more than 1.5 million direct shareholders. Its share capital currently comprises 4,704,996,485 ordinary shares traded on the Spanish Stock Market (Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Valencia) and on those in London, Tokyo, New York, Lima, Buenos Aires and São Paulo.