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Telefónica registers losses of € 160 million in the third quarter

The pandemic, changes in the exchange rate and a sharp deterioration in Telefónica de Argentina influenced the results. Revenues reached € 10.461 billion. Capex fell 58.9%

During the third quarter of this year, the Telefónica Group recorded losses of € 160 million, mainly due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the intensification of exchange rate changes and an impairment assigned to Telefónica de Argentina, for € 785 million.

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