|Publisher||Unidad Editorial Socieda de Revistas SL|
|Company||RCS Media Group|
Telva was started in 1963. During its initial phase, the magazine was controlled by Opus Dei. More specifically, the publisher of the magazine was owned by Opus Dei. During this period it was a conservative women's magazine. Covadonga O'Shea became the editor in 1970. She had started as deputy director after leaving education with a degree. Following the death of Franco in 1975 although Spanish institutions began to take part in democratic transition, Telva continued its ultra conservative stance.
The magazine was part of Recoletos group until February 2007, when the company was acquired by RCS Media Group. It is published by Unidad Editorial Socieda de Revistas SL on a monthly basis and features articles on fashion, beauty, and lifestyle. Its headquarters are in Madrid. The monthly has several annual supplements.
In 2006, the circulation of Telva was 174,436 copies. The magazine had a circulation of 174,750 copies in 2009, making it the second best-selling women's monthly magazine in Spain. The circulation of the monthly circulation was 181,434 copies in 2010, and it grew to 188,524 copies in 2011. The circulation of the magazine was 183,336 copies in 2012. Between July 2012 and June 2013, the magazine sold 162,101 copies. In 2019 the circulation of Telva was 113,745 copies.