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Telefónica reduces mobile internet fares from twelve to three

Telefonica will launch on May 1 its new pricing plan for mobile Internet - reducing its fares from twelve to three charges, which are common to all devices, from smartphones, 'tablets' or USB modems, according to the company.

Specifically, the cheapest fare is priced at 15 euros and includes 500 MB at maximum speed. The second tariff for its part includes 2 GB at full speed for 25 euros, while the third for 40 euros offers 10 GB at full speed and allows calls over VoIP.

The three rates include text messages (SMS) to all operators, except Premium SMS, and access to the WiFi zones, MoviStar.

In addition, for customers who already use ADSL or Movistar fiber line, the company offers five dollars off the monthly fee.

Telefonica currently has 12 charges, four for smartphones 10 euros, 20 euros, 30 euros and 40 euros respectively, and lowest for eight tablets or laptops at prices ranging from EUR 9.50 per month to the 22.55 euros, with the discount on the monthly fee to the customer who had DSL with Movistar, a price of 19 euros to 45 euros per month, ADSL Movistar.

They explained that this new simplified fare structure makes them the only operator that offers the same Internet rates for smartphones, 'tablets' I USB modems, allowing the customer who wants to share the internet rate between all your devices to do so simply through the 'Service Multisim Movistar' at a cost of 3 euros per month.

This new Mobile Internet offering available to customers setting up a "full fare" on demand, personalized and transparent, placing Movistar as the operator with the best simple and complete, added Telefónica.

Telefónicais a Spanish broadband and telecommunications provider in Europe, United States, and most of Latin America. Operating globally, it is the third largest provider in the world. The company is a former public monopoly of telecommunications in Spain. Its main office is in the Distrito Telefónica in Madrid.

Telefónica is a supporter of the Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) initiative (a consortium of broadcasting and Internet industry companies including SES, OpenTV and Institut für Rundfunktechnik) that is heavily promoting and establishing an open European standard for hybrid set-top boxes for the reception of broadcast TV and broadband multimedia applications with a single user interface, and has run pilot HbbTV services in their home country, Spain.