Telefonica Czech Republic appoints Martin Vlcek and Michal Franklto to Board of Directors

– CZECH REPUBLIC – The Supervisory Board of Telefónica Czech Republic, a.s. at its meeting held on January 30, 2014 acknowledged and took into account notices presented by David Melcon Sanchez-Friera on his resignation from the office of member of the Board of Directors and 1st Vice-chairman of Telefónica Czech Republic, a.s., and byJakub Chytil a Ramiro Lafarga Brollo on their resignation from the office of member of the Board of Directors of Telefónica Czech Republic, a.s..

The Supervisory Board elected Martin Vlcek and Michal Franklto the office of member of the Board of Directors of Telefónica Czech Republic, a.s..

All these changes are effective as of January 31, 2014.

About Telefónica Czech Republic

Telefónica Czech Republic is a major integrated operator in the Czech Republic. It is now operating almost seven million lines, both fixed and mobile, making it one of the world’s leading providers of fully converged services. The organization offers the most comprehensive portfolio of voice and data services in this country. It is paying special attention to the exploitation of the growth potential, particularly in the data and Internet sector. Telefónica Czech Republic operates the largest fixed and mobile network including a 3rd generation network, CDMA (for data), and UMTS, enabling voice, data and video transmission. Telefónica Czech Republic is also a notable provider of ICT services.

About Telefónica

Telefónica is one of the world’s largest telecommunications operators by market capitalisation. Its activities are centred mainly on the fixed and mobile telephony businesses, while its broadband business is the key growth driver underpinning both. It operates in 25 countries and has a global customer base of over 300 million. Telefónica’s growth strategy is focused on the markets in which it has a strong foothold: Europe and Latin America. Telefónica is a 100% private sector company with its shares listed in Madrid and other stock exchanges and more than 1.5 million individual shareholders.

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